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Associate Director, Career Advising & Education

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number FP120W
Role Code Title Prof/Lecturer/11-12Mth
Position Title Associate Director, Career Advising & Education
Position Summary

Position serves as a point of contact for the MBA Program Director’s office for full time, part time, Flex MBA and EMBA students in the Career Management Center and provides general career counseling, guidance, and preparation, and overall professional development. The Associate Director leads functions including service, implementation of the training program, assistance with development of the student career curriculum, job search processes, and professional development approaches, including content and methodologies. The Associate Director is an interface between the Career Management Center and current and prior students related to job search training skills.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in business or higher education, or a related field required.
• Substantial experience required in business industries, curriculum and/or professional development and graduate level or business career counseling.
• Demonstrated Exceptional program management and career counseling skills;
• Demonstrated ability to work consistently and collaboratively with internal stakeholders to ensure delivery of the highest service levels to students;
• Knowledge of the current trends in job search career strategies, preparation, tools and technology.
• Must exhibit strong leadership, industry and business knowledge skills in planning and executing programs that directly impact the success of MBA students and the growth and reputation of the Mason School of Business.
• Must be able to apply the highest levels of customer service in completing external customer facing duties, and in all interactions with internal constituent groups.
• Must be comfortable with on-the-spot service delivery upon request to meet student needs, periods of high demand from student customers, peak periods of stress and occasional ambiguity;
• Must be a proven team member with a collaborative approach to accomplishing the work as well as a proven troubleshooter and successful decision maker and problem-solver.
• Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills, a student-centered philosophy, demonstrated good judgment and the ability to foster positive relations with multiple, diverse constituencies.
• Must be a strong self-starter with good project management skills, with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced. Demonstrated ability meet deadlines and work well under pressure, with the flexibility to respond to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads.
• Demonstrated strong organizational work skills, defining tasks, prioritizing assignments, and following through on projects independently.
• Data management and analysis skills, keeping current on all web based content for programs and student training are essential.

Preferred Qualifications
Advertised Pay Range Commenserate with experience
Department Graduate Career Management Center - 3L6300
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 07/20/2017
Review Begin Date 07/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Professional FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

Ability to work flexible hours with occasional travel.
Ability to work additional hours during special events and projects.
Hours outside of normal duty hours and and weekend work as required by the demands of the position.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you had experience in career counseling students?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your knowledge of career counseling and career development in theory and practice.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master's degree in business or higher education, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc