• Clark University
  • $108,380.00 -167,060.00/year*
  • Worcester , MA
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 5 Washburn St

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Current Staff and Administrative Openings Resumes may be submitted at: ...@clarku.edu . Clark University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities ? inclusive of all women- to apply. Internal applicants should have at least one year's experience in their present position. Transfer of successful applicants will be effected at a time mutually agreeable to both departments. Clark offers regular full time staff outstanding benefits including: free life and disability insurance; choice of health plans with University contribution; 3-4 weeks vacation depending on appointment; free evening undergraduate and master?s level courses for employee plus various tuition discounts for family members; 10% University contribution to retirement plan after 2 years of employment in higher education; free use of athletic and fitness center, and many more. University Advancement : Associate Director for Early Career Development Code: 190101 Associate Director for Early Career Development Job Code 190101 University Advancement Full-time, 12-months; 40 hours Clark University?s University Advancement Office seeks to fill the position of Associate Director for Early Career Development. Reporting to the Director of Career Development/ Associate Director of the LEEP Center, the successful candidate will develop and deliver career exploration activities, programs and events for first year, sophomore, junior and undecided students in support of their career exploration, development, and career readiness. In support of University initiatives, will work to guide students in the development of their academic and professional goals and ensure appropriate readiness for post-baccalaureate opportunities. The Associate Director will provide specialized advising and counseling to students regarding career exploration and job searching. Duties and Responsibilities: Associate Director for Early Career Development ?Research and identify appropriate career exploration activities with employers, faculty, external partners and alumni for first, second and third year students. ?Develop and implement programs, services and information about exploring, preparing and searching for internships and jobs such as recently piloted programs: career treks, and job shadowing. ?Collaborate with employer engagement and ClarkCONNECT staff to cultivate relationships and identify experiential opportunities through alumni engagement. ?Work with Campus partners such as Student Leadership and Programming and Residential Life and Housing to create and facilitate programming and communities focused on early career exploration. ?Develop career readiness toolkit for faculty for sophomore check-in with advisors. Career Development Advisor ?Provide students with guidance and information regarding career exploration, options and decision-making, goal setting, and job searching. ?Meet with students, one-on-one and in-group settings to assist with resume preparation, interviewing skills, and other skill development as needed. ?Evaluate, propose and implement scalable programs and initiatives to increase student career preparation and readiness for internships and full-time employment. ?Contribute to the design, creation and maintenance of career readiness resources for students, faculty and Career Development/Employer Engagement staff. ?Contribute strategically to internship-related University metrics. ?Participate in professional development activities and associations. ?Advise students on how to utilize effectively Clark resources. ?Maintain student files and records. ?Attend and participate in all Career Development staff meetings and trainings. ?Provide data and information for reports when appropriate, and develop recommendations for consideration and approval. ?Expand opportunities for a diverse group of students, including but not limited to: first generation students, students of color, LGBTQ+ students, etc. ?Other duties as assigned. Qualifications ?Bachelor?s degree required; Master?s preferred ?Three to five years of experience in a University environment directly working with an undergraduate population in a career services related function ?Exceptional organizational and presentation skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills ?Knowledge and understanding of technologies relevant to career services ?Must be self-directed with the ability to work independently ?Ability to organize, analyze, prioritize, and problem-solve within a fast-paced office environment with frequent interruptions ?Ability to work collaboratively with other staff as well as members of the Clark community ?Ability to work with large and small groups of students ?Ability to manage confidential information and sensitive situations ?Ability to analyze and address the educational, personal, and professional needs of students ?Demonstrated experience with database-related software and student information systems ?Familiarity with academic advising, career advising, and/or student development theories a plus ?Experience working with diverse populations and an ability to prepare and guide diverse individuals toward future opportunities ?Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus ?Available to work some nights and weekends This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks? vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin immediately. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email r?sum? and cover letter to < ...@clarku.edu > . Applicants must reference Job code 190101 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
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