Assistant/Associate Director of Career Services – Love School of Business (full-time)

Department:

Student Professional Development Center

Website: www.elon.edu/careers

Responsibilities:

Elon’s Student Professional Development Center, housing the offices of Career Services and Corporate/Employer Relations, seeks a dynamic professional to deliver strategic, high quality career advising, programing, and events for the nearly 1,600 undergraduate majors in the Love School of Business. This individual must possess a good understanding of the internship and job search process, particularly in career fields business majors typically aspire to work in (finance, marketing, consulting, accounting, management, etc.). The position will also provide career programming options for Elon’s nationally ranked (part-time) MBA program. The ability to develop new and foster current relationships among LSB faculty/administration and other key stakeholders is essential. This individual will also eventually teach one of Elon’s innovative Transition Strategy courses (one-credit weekly courses preparing students for their professional life after college). The position is located in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business and reports directly to the executive director of career services.

Elon is a private university of approximately 5,600 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate and professional students, located in the heart of NC; 45-55 minutes from Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, 25 minutes from Greensboro, and 2 hours from Charlotte. Elon University’s campus is a botanical garden and is routinely counted among the “Most Beautiful College Campuses.” Newsweek-Kaplan recently named Elon the nation’s leading college for engaged learning and US News & World Report ranks Elon among the most “Focused on their Undergrads.” Elon has consistently been recognized by the Chronicle’s “Great Colleges to Work For” survey.

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree is required but a master’s degree is strongly preferred. Additionally, pervious experience in the corporate sector is strongly preferred (corporate recruiting, human resources, finance, marketing, etc.). A successful background working in a school of business career office in lieu of direct corporate working experience is acceptable. The successful applicant must possess and evidence outstanding communication skills (interpersonal, written, and oral), the ability to effectively multi-task, strong attention to detail, prior program/event development and implementation, and possess a strong customer service orientation.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please visit the Elon University “Employment at Elon” page, and click on “Staff Positions”

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/bft/hr/EmploymentOpp.xhtml Application deadline is February 15th, 2015. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to having an inclusive campus and a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

 

Program Coordinator for MMS Career Services

Program Coordinator for MMS Career Services, Level 10, (400914451)

Career Management Center. The Program Coordinator for MMS Career Services is an integral position within the MMS Program and the CMC team. S/he works closely with department leadership to realize their respective goals. In this capacity, s/he assists with delivering a comprehensive program of workshops, counseling, recruiting, and other services that prepares the MMS students to succeed in the job market. The incumbent also assists in working to build the MMS program’s brand in the employment marketplace. To achieve this objective, the incumbent will assist in the creation and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to expand the Duke MMS recruiting portfolio, develop new and existing recruiting partnerships, and execute marketing initiatives.

The Program Coordinator is regularly required to resolve diverse and advanced problems independently, to manage complex logistics for a variety of stakeholders, and to effectively complete assigned projects. This position reports to the Program Director and Associate Director for MMS Career Services and works closely with the whole CMC team, but also interfaces with the Associate Dean MMS Programs. Additionally, this position will work occasionally with the Program Director and Associate Director, Student Services for the MMS Program. Successful candidates will have excellent organizational skills; attention to detail and follow-through; strong communication skills, both verbal and written; and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Candidates must be comfortable working in situations where no previous models exist. Proficiency in MS Office suite programs, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint; as well as the capacity to learn CMC-specific technologies is required.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills and proficiency in business communications to effectively represent the school to both internal and outside parties. Three or more years of administrative/project experience preferred. Undergraduate degree strongly preferred. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

Career Center Director Position Opening

UNC Charlotte seeks an innovative, energetic, visionary, collaborative, and student-centered professional with proven leadership to serve as Director of the University Career Center for Work, Service and Internships. This full-time, 12 month, position reports to the Associate Provost for Academic Services within Academic Affairs and is part of an exciting team working on institutional priorities of ensuring access and long-term success of all students. The Center is a central, comprehensive center serving undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. The staff of the Center works collaboratively with the various colleges to meet their unique needs and to support their career-related efforts. The Director is responsible for the leadership and management of the overall operations of the University Career Center, including 19 full-time staff, 6 part-time staff, and approximately 15 student employees. For a complete description, visit https://jobs.uncc.edu (also attached). Anticipated start date is July 1, 2015. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree required; terminal degree preferred. Degree(s) in education, counseling, communication, or related field preferred. A comprehensive understanding of business/industry trends, and of today’s world of work and its relationship to students’ academic preparation required; counseling/advising experience preferred. At least 8 years of progressively responsible management experience in a field related to career services, including at least 5 years within higher education. Demonstrated superb leadership and effective management skills including proven success with supervising, developing, and empowering staff; fiscal management; policy development; strategic planning; and use of modern career-related technologies. Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team; exceptional verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a variety of diverse audiences and constituencies; interpersonal skills and political acumen; a record of networking and building effective bridges and collaborative relationships with various constituencies; experience with strategic planning and assessment; familiarity with NACE standards and knowledge of best practices related to state-of-the-art delivery of career services. Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience at a large, public, research university; and with professional associations.

To Apply:

Only electronic submissions will be accepted through https://jobs.uncc.edu (position 702). Attach the following along with your electronic application: letter of interest, resume and contact information for four references. Application review begins February 23, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Position is subject to criminal background check. UNC Charlotte is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.