Assistant Director for Outreach at the Career and Leadership Development Center

Ohio University in Ohio

Deadline March 16, 2014
Date Posted February 18, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory. The beautiful, historic residential campus is located in the rolling foothills of Southeast Ohio in the quintessential college town of Athens, Ohio. With over 17,300 undergraduates and more than 4,000 graduate students enrolled from all 50 states and nearly 100 foreign countries, the Athens campus is a dynamic and diverse learning community.

The Career & Leadership Development Center supports all students as they move through their initial adjustment to college, to selecting a major, to acquiring internship experience, to developing leadership skills and helping students understand the application of these skills in a lifelong career development process.
Reporting to the Associate Director for the Career and Leadership Center, the Assistant Director will serve as the primary outreach coordinator for the department.

Specific to this position:

Facilitate the training of and oversee supervision of the Outreach Team; a team of undergraduate student leaders who present workshops and programs, review resumes and cover letters, and support various events for the center
Develop and implement services and resources for first-year and sophomore students
Oversee regional campus outreach
Oversee the Mock Interview program
Oversee the Pepsi Scholars program, a year-long leadership development experience for student leaders selected for the scholarship at the annual Leadership Awards Gala
Communicate CLDC services and resources to parents and families
Collaborate with Assistant Director for Leadership to oversee the scheduling for workshop and presentation outreach efforts of the department
Supervise two graduate assistants and other student workers as needed
Serve as the CLDC liaison to the Honors Tutorial College, Bobcat Student Orientation, and other designated departments and offices

Common to all CLDC Professionals:
Provide individual and group career coaching to students and alumni/ae regarding career planning and leadership development, employment/internship search, and graduate or professional school opportunities
Collaborate with academic units and departments, campus offices, faculty, and staff to develop career/leadership co-curricular or in-class activities and programs
Assess services/programs to determine student needs/learning outcomes and facilitate continuous improvement
Utilize technology and resources to guide students through the career and leadership development process
Serve on division and CLDC teams, committees, task forces, and work groups
Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a Masters Degree from an accredited institution in Higher Education, Counseling, College Student Personnel, or related field by the time of the appointment.

Strong written, communication, and presentation skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have experience in career and leadership development and in building relationships across campus.

Team oriented individual that is available to work evenings and weekends as needed

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Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a detailed cover letter, current resume, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current contact details, including email addresses.

The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by March 16, 2014.

http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/9074

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/9074