Assistant Director, Career Development Services & Liaison to Sciences and Health Sciences (FP048A)
Career Development Services (CDS) at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Assistant Director (full-time, 12 month) position The Assistant Director/Liaison designs, implements and evaluates career programs and services for the Colleges of Sciences and Health Sciences in coordination with the CDS offerings and the career development model. This position also maintains partnerships with employers, faculty and students, and plays a central role in a network of relationships that link employers, faculty and students to meet the career and experience needs of all three groups together with information, resources, programs and services, including career planning, internships, practica, cooperative education, and graduate success functions. The Assistant Director/Liaison will work with undecided students to provide resources to enable informed major and career decisions and will participate in CDS services and delivery of programs and supports CDS and SEES strategic goals.
Required Education: Master’s degree in career counseling, student personnel, educational administration, human resource management, higher education or related field.
Required Qualifications: Career counseling experience with college students and adult learners. Effective presentation skills. Knowledge of employer relations, workflow and teamwork. Demonstrated ability to effectively meet deadlines and to provide outstanding customer service. Working knowledge of personal computers and network environments; word processing, spreadsheets, database software, electronic mail, internet use and presentation graphics. Working knowledge of career center programs and processes. Ability to work with diverse student populations, alumni and employers in one-on-one, small and large group settings. Ability to initiate and maintain relationships with local, regional, national and international employers, and to serve as the primary representative of the Career Development Services to the Colleges of Sciences and Health Sciences, establishing effective communication between the Career Development Services and various departments within the Colleges.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in employer relations and job development.