Employment Opportunity Detail

Assistant Director of Career Development (CAP)

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, and exploring/applying for graduate school, career advising and choosing a major.  The Assistant Director also reviews self-assessment inventories, identifies and encourages career exploration and Experiential Education opportunities, and delivers career related curricular-focused workshops and presentations.  The Assistant Director also provides support to the Center for Career Development team facilitating on-campus employer recruitment, managing web-based database 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 Career Development, promotes career fairs and career exploration activities
  • Collaborates extensively with Office of Admissions on the CAP program, meets regularly with prospective students through individual meetings and group recruitment activities
  • Facilitates and manages the Career Advocate program; hires, directs and supervises five advocates in the delivery of services (resume and cover letter development, student utilization of Handshake, communication with prospective students, marketing of CCD events and activities through social media)
  • 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 team
  • Oversees career center social media platforms and content on CCD website
  • Coordinates annual review, editing, funding, and publication of The Next Step: A Guide for Career Development
  • 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
  • Attends staff meetings, Student Life Administrator meetings, and other meetings as required;  represents Office and Student Affairs in University committees, meetings and collaborative tasks

A Bachelor’s Degree is required and a Master’s in higher education or related field highly preferred, as well as 1 to 3 years professional experience in Career Development or 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 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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