The Assistant Director of Career Education and Advising serves as a key conduit of information and education regarding full-time positions, internships, and experiential opportunities in a student services environment. This role pro-actively engages with students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends of Hampden-Sydney College to develop and promote a host of career building opportunities and skills for undergraduate liberal arts students.
The Assistant Director will accomplish this through direct career advising with undergraduate students in individual and group settings, support our new experiential learning program Compass, manage office technology resources including Handshake, and serve as a knowledgeable resource for students exploring post-graduation options including Graduate School and Fellowship Programs. Reports to the Director of the Ferguson Career Center.
Must have ability to work occasional evening hours and weekend special events. Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with active experience in student services, clubs, and organizations is required. Preference given to candidates with career advising experience and familiarity with Handshake; effective public speaking and written communication skills; and the ability to establish rapport with students, parents, faculty, alumni, employers and staff in a strong liberal arts environment.
The Ferguson Career Center prioritizes positive and timely programming for the H-SC student body, professional development for its staff, and creating an engaged community of career advocates through alumni, faculty and friends of the College.
Deadline to apply is February 12th and must include a resume, cover letter and a statement regarding experience and commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. Apply at our website http://www.hsc.edu/human-resources/job-openings. You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 25, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943.
Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.
About Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney College has unique bragging rights - it is the tenth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States (1775), and is the oldest of the country's few remaining private colleges that specializes in educating and developing young men.
H-SC is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. Our alumni network ranks in the top 5 in the nation, says the Princeton Review, and The Wall Street Journal ranks Hampden-Sydney College among the top 10 schools for career preparation.