Career Development Services, Multicultural Affairs, Student Affairs Administration
4 Year Degree
Title Assistant Director of Career Services and Diversity Initiatives
Position Type Full-time
Location Henderson, NV
Department NV-Student Activities
Position Number 4D9972
Job Description Touro University Nevada (TUN) is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Career Services and Diversity Initiatives (AD) to work collaboratively with the Division of Student Affairs staff to assist students in developing a comprehensive career and diversity programming plan. Reporting to the Director of Student Involvement, the AD must demonstrate self-motivation, a high degree of organizational skill, a passion for helping students, a high level of customer service orientation, and a collaborative spirit to be successful in the fast paced environment associated with being a member of the Division of Student Affairs team. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the University's core values of social justice, intellectual pursuit, and service to humanity through their work.
Job Duties 1. Provides career counseling, advising, and job search coaching to students. 1.1. Coordinates career counseling activities, outreach and targeted programming for students. 1.2. Creates job search pathways and actively engages student participation in career fairs, on-campus recruitment, and other related events. 1.3. Plans career oriented programming from inception to implementation and evaluation. 1.4. Assist students in cultivating a professional brand through social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook 1.5. Educate students on social media best-practices in relation to professionalism and job searches 1.6. Maintain a working knowledge of relevant labor market trends and salary resources. 1.7. Posts and maintains job advertisements. Develops online tools such as an efolio platform. 2. Creates and maintains a Career Services web page and provides postings for existing social media platforms. 2.1. Work with various departments on campus to ensure each program's career services needs are being met. 3. Plan diversity, social justice, and inclusion-related development and learning opportunities from inception to implementation and evaluation. 3.1. Work collaboratively with university and divisional offices on initiatives aimed at building and promoting a diverse and inclusive campus community. 3.2. Work collaboratively with university and divisional offices to enhance a supportive campus climate for underrepresented students. 3.3. Maintain expertise and connections in the field of diversity and inclusion. Stay current with national organizations and networks and by attending institutes, seminars, conferences and by accessing formal and informal learning opportunities. 4. Establishes relationships with local, state, and national agencies and professionals to help implement career-oriented, community service opportunities, and diversity programming for students. 4.1. Assist with the coordination of outreach events for prospective students of underrepresented communities. 5. Work collaboratively with the Office of Advancement to coordinate campaigns and amplify events. 6. Participates in university and divisional committee work. 7. Participates in student events such as, but not limited to, orientation, service day, white coat ceremony, pinning ceremonies, commencement, gala, etc. 7.1. Assists with university events as needed which include occasional evening and weekend commitments. 8. Demonstrates commitment to intellectual pursuit, diversity, social justice, and service to humanity. 8.1. Shows appreciation and openness to make students feel welcome from all backgrounds including race, ethnicity, gender, sex, religion, sexual orientation, ability, age, etc. 8.2. Engages in continuing education, trainings, and on-going professional development opportunities. 9. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Involvement 10. Flexible hours as needed (Required)
Required Qualifications • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related experience in working in Student Affairs, career counseling, or diversity programming. • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and intercultural sensitivity
Preferred Qualifications • Master's degree and 2 or more years of experience in working in Student Affairs, career counseling, or diversity programming. • Experience teaching • Experience working with graduate and/or professional students • Experience with graduate-level life sciences or allied health background • Experience in utilizing online tools such as e-folios and career services management databases • Experience using and managing social media accounts and planning balanced content that engages, informs and drives growth • Experience with career advising • Experience with diversity programming • Experience working with diverse populations and a demonstrated understanding of the issues faced by students who are members of underrepresented groups • Strong understanding of the career development of graduate and professional students • Knowledge on diversity, access, equity and inclusion concepts, including philosophies and traditions of other cultures. • Ability to engage in thoughtful interactions around issues of inclusion, intersectionality, and identity • Commitment to social justice and equity • Must possess excellent collaborative, writing, speaking, and organizational skills. • Ability to prioritize tasks and deadlines. • Ability to thrive in a busy environment. • Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality. • Innovative and solution-oriented. • Ability to present material to high-achieving graduate and professional students. • Capacity to represent the University and Division in a professional manner. • Must possess superior customer service skills Ability to create and maintain collaborative and productive relationships with various constituency groups. • Experience and enthusiasm in working with a diverse student, staff, and faculty population from a growing university setting. • Familiarity with FERPA and applicable laws, rules and regulations regarding student records.
Physical Demands Sitting and standing for extended periods of time. Ability to lift up to 30lbs.
EEO Statement Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX"), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA"), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.