OSU-Cascades is seeking an Assistant Director of Career Development. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the OSU-Cascades Executive Director of Student Success.
The Assistant Director of Career Development supports the mission of the University, OSU-Cascades, and the Student Success Team. They lead the OSU-Cascades Career Development Center and collaboratively work to provide leadership and vision in developing, implementing and administering plans, policies, procedures, systems, programs and performance standards designed to effectively deliver comprehensive career services at OSU-Cascades. They manage the career development budget and supervise both professional faculty and student workers. The Assistant Director is responsible for building and maintaining collaborative cross-campus relationships to support the career development and success of students and alumni.
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled
Master’s degree required in Counseling or related discipline
Minimum of three (3) years of successful and progressively responsible professional experience in a career services office.
Demonstrated knowledge of current practices and methods in career counseling. Committed to a developmental philosophy of student engagement.
Experience with management and supervision of both programs and staff members.
Ability to research and develop knowledge of job market trends, employer needs and recruitment strategies.
Knowledge and/or experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures and a demonstrable commitment to diversity.
Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and independently.
Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities, juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities, prioritize appropriately, pay careful attention to details, and meet deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with employers, students, staff, faculty and administrators.
Proven ability (via application process) to produce an effective resume and cover letter.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective interview skills (via interview process), and a high degree of professionalism (also demonstrated via application/interview process).
Ability to communicate effectively verbally in front of small and large groups and to provide workshops, trainings and outreach programs during occasional evening and weekend hours.
High computer proficiency including strong MS office experience with Word, PowerPoint, Excel (or comparable program) and working knowledge of Outlook (or comparable program) and/or Windows/Mac.
Ability and willingness to learn new programs and applications quickly.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Closing Date: 4/18/21
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is anticipated to be approximately $55,000-$60,000 and will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.