Radford University seeks a collaborative and energetic leader to serve as the Director in the Center for Career and Talent Development. Reporting to the Special Advisor to the President for Partnerships and Chief Innovation Officer, The Director for The Center for Career and Talent Development provides operational leadership for a team responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating career and talent development systems, programs, and events that connect employer partners with the university’s students, faculty, and alumni. The portfolio of the Director for The Center for Career and Talent Development will include career exploration, talent development, employer cultivation and engagement, job placement, student employment, and cultivate key partnerships with colleges, advancement, and alumni affairs. The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience motivating, leading and developing a diverse team of professional and student staff.
Track record of success and experience in leading change and developing high performance teams. Experience in planning and assessing career development, professional development, human resources management, or corporate talent acquisition programs and strategies. Management experience in and knowledge of the employment needs of corporate, non-profit, governmental, educational, or entrepreneurial ventures and organizations. Proven ability in building relationships and strategic partnerships with a wide range of constituents. Appreciation for the role of higher education in preparing students for future career success. Evidence of a varied career with progressively responsible supervisory and management experience. Excellent communication skills and professionalism. Strong fiscal planning and budget management abilities. Proficient with current office software with the ability utilize current technology and social media. Experience working with and motivating diverse populations.
Internal Number: Posting Number - AP00166
About Radford University
Radford University is a comprehensive public university of 10,695 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The University offers 76 bachelor’s degree programs in 47 disciplines, three associate degrees, and six certificates at the undergraduate level; 28 master's programs in 23 disciplines and six doctoral programs at the graduate level; and 14 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate. A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 300 clubs and organizations, Radford University offers many opportunities for student engag...ement, leadership development and community service. In addition to robust academic offerings and engaging student experiences on the main campus located in Radford, Virginia, Radford University also offers a clinical-based educational experience for more than 1,000 students living and learning in Roanoke, Virginia as part of Radford University Carilion, a public-private partnership focused on the cutting-edge delivery of health sciences programming, outreach and service.