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The Lindner College of Business Career Services Center provides high-quality career coaching and a broad spectrum of career services to facilitate the particular experiential learning search and post-graduation employment objectives of each individual business student. The Assistant Director of Career Development & Placement is responsible for the development and delivery of comprehensive and innovative career management training and career advising for full-time, part-time, and online business students as well as alumni. In addition, the Assistant Director actively cultivates fruitful employer partnerships through community outreach efforts and tracks/collects employment statistics of college graduates.
A hybrid remote work schedule can be arranged for this position.
Responsible for the development and delivery of comprehensive and innovative career management training and career advising for full-time, part-time, and online business students as well as alumni.
Provide career development services to assigned academic unit(s). Provide coaching for students regarding career development.
Teach career courses on a comprehensive job search to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Develop and implement programs of career exploration and planning, including workshops, seminars, small group sessions.
Work with university counseling services and other student service departments in matters related to career coaching and life planning.
Actively cultivates fruitful employer partnerships through community outreach efforts and tracks/collects employment statistics of college graduates.
Develop and recommend new operating procedures.
Assist in the development of budget requests and written narrative.
Answer inquiries regarding policies and programs of the center.
Assist in the development and implementation of systems for staff and program evaluation.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Three (3) years of relevant work experience
Additional Qualifications Considered
Master's degree in counseling, business, education, or related field.
Extensive work experience in developing and delivering career management training and career advising services to students in higher education.
Strong interest in the business field and knowledge of current business and recruiting trends.
Ability to work under pressure, with the flexibility to respond to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of student populations from countries outside the United States.
Ability to market the Lindner Career Services Center and the Lindner College of Business to current and prospective recruiters.
Prior relationship management and marketing experience is highly preferred. Skills in organizing work, defining tasks, prioritizing assignments, and following through on all projects independently.
Ability to think strategically, develop and execute operational plans and manage multiple projects and priorities.
Knowledge of computerized career center database programs (Handshake), understanding of website development/maintenance.
An application, CV, and cover letter are required to be considered for this position. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range starting at $55,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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