Employment Opportunity Detail

Assistant Director of Career Development

The Center for Career Department has an opening for an Assistant Director.


Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director will deliver direct End-to-End Career Development that includes job search processes: résumé development, interviewing, correspondence, career planning and strategies, exploring/applying for graduate school, career advising, and choosing a major. The Assistant Director also reviews self-assessment inventories, identifies and encourages Experiential Education opportunities, and delivers career-related curricular-focused workshops and presentations. The Assistant Director also supports the Center for Career Development team by facilitating on-campus employer recruitment, managing web-based databases and resources, organizing career fairs, marketing office activities and developing employer relationships.

Tasks-not inclusive

  • Meets with students and alumni; conducts career, major choice, and grad school advising appointments; encourages career development/planning interactions; fosters employer development; meets with students with a focus on Experiential Education, and manages the ACE Pathway in Blackboard (Advanced Career Education)
  • Facilitates the management of EXED 090, Building a Professional Image course fall and spring semesters; assists in hiring, directing, and supervising instructors, including the expansion of curriculum and availability to all students and departments
  • Co-manages web-based information systems for students/alumni/employers
  • Actively promotes and markets career development to a variety of constituents through presentations, workshops, and recruiting activities
  • Plans and implements job fairs with the team
  • Collaboratively provides training and supervision to student employees; supports all student paraprofessional programs and associated curricular collaborations with academic departments
  • Identifies and fosters active collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including faculty
  • Attends staff meetings, Student Life Administrator meetings, and other meetings as required;  represents Office and Student Affairs in University committees, meetings, and collaborative tasks
  • Collects, manages, analyzes, and reports data and outcomes in collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Other duties as assigned

A Bachelor’s Degree is required, and a Master’s in higher education or a related field is highly preferred, as well as 1 to 3 years of professional experience in Career Development or a closely related field. Skills needed include the knowledge of regional and national career trends; the ability to manage multiple priorities and constituencies; represent the Office and University within the Evansville Community; superior communication and advising talents; knowledge of web-based job search databases or related software; excellent organization/project management; and the ability to be creative, collaborative, dynamic and flexible. Proficiency in business and communication software is necessary; knowledge of social media helpful, and a sense of humor is beneficial. Must be coachable and demonstrate a career coaching mentality.

Please complete the online application at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm. Applicants must complete an online application process and attach a letter of intent, résumé, and list of three professional references with complete contact information as one document. Information should be addressed to: Ms. Dianna Cundiff, Associate Director, Center for Career Development, University of Evansville.

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