Assistant Director for Campus and Academic Outreach- The Career Center University of Illinois Urbana

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  |  Champaign, IL

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Job Overview

Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Campus and Academic Outreach- The Career Center University of Illinois Urbana

Job Type: Career Services
Location: Champaign, IL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 31216
Application Deadline: 07/05/2019

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Salary will be commensurate with experience
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Salary will be commensurate with experience
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Position Description

The Assistant Director is a member of the Career Education team and specifically focuses on leading outreach to academic departments and courses, student affairs units, and other campus partners for career development programming and services. The Assistant Director also conducts individual career coaching appointments; plans and presents programs and workshops; contributes content to print and virtual resources; and has direct contact with students on a daily basis in a variety of settings.

Direct Service to Students (50%)

Coach students one-on-one and in groups regarding career exploration and decision-making, preparation for professional/graduate school, and finding jobs and internships
Develop and provide workshops and programming for all students
Oversee staffing of information tables in collaboration with Career Education Team to promote services and raise awareness of the benefit of engaging in career development activities that enhance career readiness
Coordinate large scale outreach events and determine strategic participation at campus events that draw large student audiences

 

Campus Outreach and Collaboration (30%)

Develop, maintain, and actively cultivate relationships with campus colleagues and stakeholders to advance career education initiatives
Lead specific outreach strategies to engage campus units that serve underrepresented student populations to ensure access and equity for all students
Organize, schedule, and serve as primary point of contact for presentation requests from campus partners and student organizations
Contribute to career education activities across the broader career services community at Illinois
Serve as a resource and  contact for introductory, capstone, and career preparation courses, including dozens of General Studies 101 classes
Provide assistance to colleagues with the planning of career fairs and other events

 

Supervision and Contribution to Unit Mission and Values (20%)

Supervise and perform timely performance evaluations for student staff reporting to position
Assess services and programs to determine student learning outcomes and facilitate continuous improvement
Contribute to the design, creation, and maintenance of print and online resources
Participate in professional development activities and associations


Job Requirements

Required Experience:

1-3 years of work experience, which may include time as graduate assistant
Experience that demonstrates understanding of diverse populations and knowledge of cultural differences
Experience creating and facilitating educational workshops and/or delivering public presentations

 

Preferred Experience:

Experience in higher education, career coaching/advising, and/or working with college students
Experience that demonstrates understanding of career and student development theory and practice
Experience developing and maintaining professional relationships

 

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent verbal, public speaking, writing, and listening skills
Strong multi-cultural competence with sensitivity to differences and ability to engage diverse students, staff and stakeholders
Highly motivated to listen and respond to student needs
Demonstrated ability to learn, seek guidance, and receive feedback
Ability to work independently and use sound judgement
Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Ability to handle multiple work priorities
Ability to effectively use information technology, online resources, and information management tools and comfortable learning new technologies
Creative problem-solving skills and ability to contribute to innovation and change management
Confirmed collegial style of leadership and ability to build consensus and collaboration
Ability to interpret data to inform strategic decisions

Application Information

Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references by July 4, 2019. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Internal job number is 116040, the search number is A1900272

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