Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development

Presbyterian College  |  Clinton, SC

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development

Job Type: Career Services
Location: Clinton, SC
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 1529

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

The Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development is a professional 12-month, full-time position and requires regular interaction with students, faculty, and staff.  The position reports to the Associate Dean of Students & Director of Career and Professional Development.  Presbyterian College is a small, private, liberal arts college located in the beautiful upstate of South Carolina.
 
Primary responsibilities include:
 
•     Provide individual and group advising on a variety of topics including major and career exploration, internship and job search strategies, and graduate school preparation for undergraduate students pursuing a pre-professional pathway (includes pre-allied health services, pre-dental, pre-medical, pre- law, pre-pharmacy, pre-theological, pre-veterinary medicine, and engineering dual-degree). Additional pathways may be assigned.
 
•     Develop and deliver career-related programming and workshops to students in classroom settings, residence halls, and pre-professional student organizations.
 
•     Assist with organizing, marketing, and implementing career events.
 
Departmental responsibilities include:
 
•     Participate in Campus Life team initiatives, staff meetings and committees as assigned.
 
•     Participate in institutional effectiveness measures including annual goals, objectives, planning and assessment of learning outcomes.
 
•     Participate in appropriate state, regional or national professional organizations.
 
•     Participate on committees and represent the office at networking and employer outreach events.
 
•     Perform on-call rotation duties for scheduled evenings and weekends and other duties as assigned by senior staff which requires the AD to live within 20 minutes of campus.

Job Requirements

Qualifications, skills and knowledge:
 
•     Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, Human Resources or related 
area.
 
•     0-1 years relevant experience working in higher education setting preferably in advising or 
counseling capacity (graduate experience considered).
 
•     Possess knowledge of current practices in student and career development.
 
•     Ability to develop positive and proactive relationships with students, faculty, staff, and colleagues.
 
•     Ability to lead and manage projects and initiatives and assess for learning outcomes.
 
•     Possess excellent presentation skills and be proficient with technology and social media channels.
 
•     Must be a reliable team member and proactive problem-solver able to balance multiple priorities.
 
•     Must appreciate working and serving students with diverse needs and backgrounds.
 
 
 
Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Application Information

Please mail a cover letter including salary requirements, résumé and references to: Ms. Melanie Cash, Administrative Assistant, Career and Professional Development Presbyterian College 503 S. Broad St. Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to mcash@presby.edu.

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