The Director of Career Services, under general direction, oversees the administration and organization of the Career and Professional Office including career operations, all aspects of student employment, career counseling, career assessment, student development workshops, employer outreach, and job development. Manages multiple budgets, including grant resources.
Serves as a member of the division management team by serving on or creating campus wide committees, preparing staff evaluations, institutional effectiveness reports, department planning and assessments, and campus wide correspondence and reporting.
Conducts annual assessment of effectiveness of programs and implements program improvements based on assessment data.
Develops and maintains effective relationships with employers. Establishes connections with a broad base of employers, government agencies, private industries, nonprofit agencies, and school districts.
Works directly with academic deans, chairmen, and faculty in creating and establishing broad based and experiential internships for students.
Works directly with academic deans in creating internship policies, programs, courses, and learning objectives for students.
Coordinates directly with academic Colleges, employers, alumni, and students regarding the objectives of the internship program.
Coordinates and oversees processes associated with on-campus interviewing.
Plans, coordinates, and hosts annual events, including career fairs, graduate fairs, and other professional development activities.
Develops, organizes, and presents workshops, classes, and professional development seminars on job seeking skills.
Supervises assigned staff.
Other duties as assigned.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Education â“ Masterâ™s degree in Counseling, Student Affairs, related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience â“ Ten years of related experience. Â
Knowledge of â“ Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Ability to â“ Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Physical Requirements â“ None.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Supervision of Others
This position generally supervises employees.
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am - 5pm; some nights/weekends
This is NOT a remote position. The selected candidate will be required to work on campus.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas is an upper-level university offering junior and senior-level coursework needed to successfully complete baccalaureate degrees and all coursework leading to the completion of graduate degrees. The University is committed to high quality, rigorous, and innovative learning experiences, and prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.