University of Florida in Florida

Deadline July 23, 2014
Date Posted July 10, 2014

Job Description: SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Senior Assistant Director serves as the supervisor for the Career Exploration and Career Development staff within the Career Resource Center's (CRC) Self Exploration and Career Development Group. The incumbent is primarily responsible the management of all self and career exploration and education programs including but not limited to career counseling/coaching, peer advising and population specific outreach ( including first and second year, graduate , international and diverse students). Additionally, the incumbent collaborates with Sr Assistant Director for Career Development for oversight of the development, implementation and assessment of a student engagement plan to support continuous engagement with UF students. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB AND THE PERCENTAGE OF TIME SPENT ON EACH FUNCTION 1.The incumbent manages the development, implementation and assessment of the career development programs, services and resources including, but not limited to, individual and group career counseling/coaching, special programs, and CRC outreach activities to advance studentsself-exploration and career development. Stays current with recent trends, resources, and research addressing student career issues and incorporates information into goal-setting and leadership of the Self Exploration and Career Development Group. Collaborates with Sr Assistant Directors of functional areas of CRC to provide coordinated management of services. Serves as a member of the CRC leadership team. (35%) 2.Provides leadership, guidance, and supervision to two full-time professional staff members, as well as student assistants and/or graduate students. Provides career planning services to all UF students. Participates in weekly appointments. Provides career counseling and coaching supervision and training of staff and graduate students in the career counseling training program. Provides follow-up appointments to help students in their career-decision making and exploration. May administer and interpret a variety of career assessments. (25%) 3.Oversees and manages responsibilities and staffing to support self and career exploration and education of students. Manages the acquisition of and well-rounded career-related information or software/databases to advance studentscareer development. Monitors the content of the career resource library and recommends additions. Ultimately responsible for the day-to-day operation of the career resource library, with the assistance of other staff.(20%) 4.Serves as the liaison to one or more colleges within the University of Florida, focusing on career coaching and employer development and coordination. Delivers outreach presentations to classes and student organizations within that/those colleges. (15%) 5.Performs other duties as assigned by the Director or higher authority. (5%)
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience.
Preferred Qualifications Must have demonstrated skills in counseling\\:coaching, career development, clinical supervision, effective oral and written communications, research and analysis, interpersonal interaction, supervision and management. A working knowledge of computers and word-processing and database management is essential to this unique environment. At least a masters degree in counseling or associated field. Familiarity with the National Association of Colleges & Employers(NACE) NACELink & Symplicity Career Services Manager (CSM) system and its family of associated programs is essential to effective direction of the CenterCareer Development function.
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