Assistant Director of Academic and Career Coaching
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Internal Number: 46188
Position Number: 001671
Department: College of Business (Col)
Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time
Months Per Year: 12
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director of Academic and Career Coaching position reports to an Associate Director of Academic and Career Coaching within the Belk College of Business. This individual is tasked with counseling students through the self-assessment, career exploration and major selection process, serving as a resource for students regarding degree requirements and policies, assisting students in developing career readiness plans, directing students to academic support and other campus resources, and managing administrative tasks that help the Niblock Student Center implement its mission and document its progress.
The Assistant Director of Academic and Career Coaching will:
Advise and counsel undergraduate business students in their progress toward degree completion in the Belk College of Business
Coach students through the career development process
Coordinate and provide group presentations and workshops
Serve as a liaison to an academic department or program within the college
Lead one of several major projects for the college (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR), 49er Rebound, etc.)
Implement and administer University and Belk College of Business policies
Minimum Experience / Education:
A Master's degree in career counseling, student development, higher education, or business is required along with 1-2 years of experience in business or student counseling at an academic institution.
Academic advising and career coaching of undergraduate level business students is highly desirable and direct knowledge of professional development for business students and background in business administration is preferred.
The ideal candidate will possess polished interpersonal communication skills, training and counseling skills.
The candidate should demonstrate a professional demeanor that establishes credibility quickly, inspires confidence and builds positive relationships.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and maintain a high level of confidentiality is required.
Outstanding presentation skills enabling effective, influential communication with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, alumni and business community is vital to this position.
Attention to detail, task orientation and ability to work collaboratively as well as independently to achieve institutional goals and objectives is expected.
Proficiency with various computer applications, Microsoft Office, and web technology are essential skills.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.