Since its founding in 1885, Goucher College has been a place of innovation and excellence. As a private liberal arts college, Goucher is dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem-solvers prepared for the jobs of the future. Small class sizes, a rigorous curriculum, and dedicated faculty and staff allow for personalized mentorship for each student. Named one of the most innovative colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a leader in global education and was one of the first colleges in the country to offer 100% study abroad. Approximately 1,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students form the close-knit and vibrant Goucher community.
The Assistant Director for Internships plays a critical role in the supporting the Career Education team by providing leadership and support for engaging students in the process of exploring, designing and implementing career plans. The Assistant Director provides support to the College's internships programs including the academic internships, micro internships, and Goucher Intern Fellowship programs. The Assistant Director provides direct service to students through advising, presentations and events.
Essential Job Functions:
Internships Support: Support internship programs by managing the daily operations of the academic internship, micro internship and Goucher intern fellowship programs. Work with Associate Director on the collection and reporting of data relating to internships. Develop strategies for promoting all internship programs to students to increase student participation in internships.
Advising:Guide students through self and career exploration processes, and support students in developing career plans through individual appointments, drop-in and email advising sessions. Coordinate activities including group sessions, signature programs, advising events that provide information and assist students in making informed decisions which facilitate connections between academic interests and career plans. Engage students in networking and community building by connecting students with alumni, mentors, employers, parents, and faculty/staff. Develop resources and conduct trainings as needed for community partners to facilitate conversations about careers.
Presentations:Deliver presentations to student classes and groups on various career related topics including choosing a major, resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, interviewing techniques, networking, and applying to graduate school.
Management:Provide oversight for marketing and social media management.
Internship Accelerator:Participate in the creation, planning and implementation of career programs, panels and events that support the Internship Accelerator.
Website:Coordinate changes and edits to CEO website.
Data: Collect, manage and analyze data on student involvement in CEO programs and services. Use data to make informed decisions about strategies to increase student engagement as well as support to meet student needs.
Required: Master's degree in counseling, student affairs, higher education, or related field.
Required: 2 years of experience in career services, academic advising, experiential learning, higher education, or related field. Demonstrated experience in program planning and execution, group facilitation, and advising college students.
Preferred: 3 or more years of experience in career services, academic advising, experiential learning, higher education, or related field.
Salary Range: $47,380 - $55,741
Goucher College is always on the lookout for top talent, resourceful, innovative, and dedicated individuals who will keep the College at the forefront of extraordinary education. As one of the nation's most progressive, innovative institutions of higher learning, we offer outstanding professional advantages, generous benefits, excellent perks, and a great work location!
Best consideration date of December 2, 2022
The review of applications will begin immediately.
Please submit the following application materials online:
Contact information for three professional references
Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.