Director of Career Services – in the Office of Career Services – Located on the Ithaca Campus As the Director you will provide leadership and oversight to the ILR Office of Career Services (OCS). OCS serves the career development and employment needs of ILR undergraduate and graduate students, and on occasion, alumni. You'll create and implement the strategy for relationship development with employers and oversee the administration of career programs for students. Services offered by OCS include a robust campus recruiting program, resources for facilitating connections between students and potential employers, individual and group advising on matters related to career exploration and preparation, and programs to engage with alumni and employers for networking and experiential opportunities.
You will lead efforts in developing new relationships with employers, advising employers on effective strategies for meeting their talent acquisition objectives, and creating new and innovative ways for connecting students with internship and full-time opportunities. Partnerships with the ILR School's Centers and Institutes, faculty, extension faculty, ILR Alumni Affairs and Development, Cornell Career Services and other Cornell departments are critical in realizing the priorities of the office.
You will provide leadership to the OCS staff, which consists of three Assistant/Associate Directors, a recruiting coordinator, a career assistant and a team of student Peer Advisors.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Experience and Wellbeing, the Director of OCS is a member of the Student Experience Leadership Team. In this role, the Director will serve on a team of experts to advance the student experience and wellbeing for ILR students, and stays current in regards to the market, ILR fields, and trends in higher education. The Director has a student-centered approach, contributes to building a collaborative community based on trust, and values diversity, inclusion and wellbeing.
Rewards & Benefits:
Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation leave, health and personal leave, 12 holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year's Day) and superior retirement contributions.
Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information, follow the link. Benefits at Cornell.
This is a full-time, non-academic staff, benefits eligible opportunity located on the Ithaca ILR campus.
No visa sponsorship provided for this position.
Bachelor's degree in College Student Services, Counseling, Psychology, Education, Human Resources or related field and 5-7 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to inspire employees, build effective working relationships and lead individuals and groups successfully toward goal completion.
Demonstrated knowledge in employer relations, recruiting practices and market trends.
Deep and dedicated commitment to diversity, inclusion and student wellbeing.
Strong leadership, management, budget, organization, supervisory and communication skills.
Exemplary interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively collaborate, network and develop relationships.
Competency in using metrics for informing success in career services.
Ability to sustain institutional principles and values, ethical workplace practices, confidentiality and academic integrity.
Demonstrated experience using and implementing technology to improve effectiveness in the areas of career services.
A positive, inspiring, and high-energy approach to engaging with students, faculty and employers
Master's degree strongly preferred.
Application Procedure: Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter describing qualifications on-line at http://www.ohr.cornell.edu/jobs under staff positions section.
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