Assistant Director for Career Counseling and Programs

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 4390/C1517

Job Description

Reporting to the Associate Director for Career Counseling and Programs, the Assistant Director provides career development services to Boston University students across schools and colleges as well as alumni requesting services. Services include career counseling to assist with decision making, self-assessment (including administration and interpretation of assessment instruments), career exploration, reality testing and strategies for pursuit of employment and/or graduate study. Responsibilities also include development and programming of workshops, seminars and events. The Assistant Director will work collaboratively with office staff, chair and serve on cross-functional teams, participate in outreach efforts to departments, centers and groups on campus as well as provide outreach to external constituents (employers, parents, alumni, friends of the University, etc.) as requested. Will assume responsibility for industry specific knowledge development and information sharing, as requested. Takes responsibility for designated office initiatives and program supervision such as 'Career Directions' and class specific initiatives. Participates in planning, development and implementation of student engagement strategies, marketing and communication as well assessment and outcome data collection.

Required Skills

Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred. Strong writing, communication and analytical skills and a minimum of three to five years of career counseling and career development programming, or related experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular