Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising
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|Position Type||Professional Faculty|
|Working Title||Assistant Director, Career & Industry Advising|
|Department||VCU Career Services|
|Number of Months||12|
|Tenure Status||Non-Tenure Eligible|
|Grant funded position?||No|
Position Summary and Qualifications
|Mission or Goal of Unit||
VCU Career Services, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, is one of 3 career centers focused on career services for a growing and diverse campus of over 32,000 students in a dynamic urban setting. We are seeking an individual that will bring energy, innovation, passion and a strategic approach to career development.
|Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal||
Provide career advising services to undergraduate and graduate students as well as limited alumni populations in designated departments, schools and industries/professions. Offer one-on-one advising with students/alumni and programs, developed and delivered in collaboration with faculty, staff, community organizations, employers, and students. Strategically engage campus partners who provide these services as well as educate students about the career development process and opportunities that exist (internships, experiential opportunities, jobs, graduate school).
The main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Assist students identifying sources of experiential education to further learn about their careers and industries of interests and to develop necessary skills/knowledge to achieve their career goals.
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Application Deadline Date||05/20/2017|
|Proposed Hire Date||06/26/2017|
|Type of Search||Internal|
|Application Process/Additional Information||
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and (in the “Other Document” section) the names and contact information of three professional references to www.vcujobs.com. For any questions about the position, please contact the Director of VCU Career Services, Heidi McCormick, firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information about Virginia Commonwealth University and the Division of Student Affairs, please visit www.students.vcu.edu. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal
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