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With more than 3,000 students across 14 degree programs, 60,000 alumni contributing to companies’ and economies’ successes around the world, and based in one of America’s fastest growing and most vibrant cities, UW Foster provides an amazing opportunity for career success. Joining 28 professionals working across alumni engagement, development and marketing & communications, you will be part of a dynamic team adding momentum to a business school already on the move to becoming better together, better tomorrow.
The Michael G. Foster School of Business has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Development.
Career Advising and Student Programming
•Develop and manage career programming, events and resources dedicated to the success of all Foster student populations which may include Freshman Direct, Transfer and Standard Admission students. (Total of 2,000 students) •Lead the programming and execution of support to specialized populations which could range from liaising with Academic departments to develop programming for students in specific majors to liaising with various Foster centers and departments. •conducts career assessments •Serve as career coach to Foster business student populations. Provides individual career counseling and assessment •Develops and administers materials and resources for career advising and programming •Works closely with Undergraduate Programs, Diversity & Community Services, UW Career Center, and other campus department staff members to collaborate and create effective programming and resources for Foster students
Program Management and Community Outreach
•Serve as career center liaison for UG student clubs and Undergraduate Business Council. Implement and develop processes and procedures to work effectively with student clubs. Liaison with specific business student organizations and faculty. •Maintain employer relationships with liaised areas. •Assume shared responsibility of managing Foster academic internship program for all 7 Foster undergraduate majors and identify technology and processes for academic internship program. •Responsible for providing strategic direction and execution for all experiential learning opportunities to support undergraduates career development. •Manage projects, events and activities, including outreach efforts, orientations and throughout Foster Business School and UW community. • Represent Foster Career Services to various organizations. •Develops and conducts career preparation workshops and events. •Coordinate and facilitate career treks. •Evaluates and purchases career preparation resources. •Creates career content and updates for student career web portal, Canvas. •Manage and oversee Graduate Assistants advising services when applicable.
Undergrad Program Activities and Special Projects
•Assist in the overall strategy and evaluation of the EY Center for Career Advancement. •Assume shared responsibility for assessing and modifying/updating web site content related to Career Services. •Serve and participate on Foster and University committees as assigned or designated. •Support Foster Undergraduate Programs events and participate fully in a fast-moving team environment where everyone is expected to roll-up their sleeves and contribute whenever possible. •Perform additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs & Career Center Director. •Conducts and assists with special projects and activities, including outreach efforts, orientations, and other activities throughout Foster Business School and UW community. •Represents Foster Undergraduate Career Services to various organizations on and off campus. •Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field and a minimum of 3-years experience
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
•Prior career planning or related industry/business/college relations experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Highly effective planning, scheduling, time management and follow-through skills required in order to coordinate and implement special programs and events, while providing service to both employers and students. •Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment. •Independent judgment and individual discretion necessary with developing career programming and resources. structuring schedule and determining follow-up for students. •Strong interpersonal skills.
•Master Degree in Counseling or Student Affairs. Business related experience preferred or significant industry/ corporate recruiting experience.
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