The Director of Career Development & Major Exploration is a member of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) Student Academic Affairs management team and develops programming, academic advising strategies and initiatives to promote career development, major exploration, and to foster awareness as to the value of a Liberal Arts education and its applicability to different careers. The Director of Career Development will work closely with the Director of Academic Advising and the Director of Pre-Professional Advising in developing a holistic approach to the integration of career development and major exploration initiatives throughout the undergraduate advising experience. The Director of Career Development will collaborate with academic units within the College to coordinate internship efforts and career development strategies in partnership with the Campus Office of Career Services. The Director of Career Development will provide direct supervision for the Assistant Director who oversees the LAS Internship Program.
Develops programming, academic advising strategies and initiatives to promote career development and education major exploration to foster awareness as to the value of a Liberal Arts education and its applicability to different careers.
Develops and implements various programming (Workshops, webinars, seminar, group advising, courses, etc.) covering career development, education major exploration and changing/choosing a major and educational goals.
Collaborates with other members of the LAS Student Affairs’ management and LAS Management to oversee the LAS Internship Program
Works with former, current and prospective internship providers to create and maintain internship pipelines, compiling and maintaining related internship pipeline information for use in internship programs.
Manages the Program/Student Advisor for the Internship Program, with one-on-one meetings, observations of advising, advisor reviews including student evaluations of advising and teaching.
Develops related policies, processes and procedures as needed.
Prepares and presents related reports and findings on Career Development.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in education, counseling, social work or a related field. Prefer a Master’s Degree in one of the above mentioned disciplines or a related field.
Prior experience in higher education academic and career development advising with preference given to candidates with Liberal Arts & Sciences academic and/or career advising.
Excellent communication, organization and presentations skills required, along with computer/pc skills which should include proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel….) along with other related software and programs.
Preference will be given to applicants holding a Master’s Degree in student affairs, higher education administration or a related field.
Employment experience in Liberal Arts & Sciences academic and/or career advising is desired.
For fullest consideration, please submit an on-line application at https://jobs.uic.edu, click on the job board and then the job and upload a resume, cover letter and the names and emails of three references by November 19, 2018.
Internal Number: 62875
About University of Illinois at Chicago
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as interdisciplinary programs that enhance the educational quality and depth of all undergraduate colleges on campus. The largest of the colleges at UIC, LAS houses 26 departments and programs. They offer 38 undergraduate major fields of specialization, 39 minors, 14 languages, about 47 graduate degrees at the masters and doctoral levels, and almost 1,000 courses. Students from all undergraduate colleges and many graduate programs enroll in LAS courses. Over 350 tenure track faculty teach the College's over 10,000 students.
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