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Assistant Director Career Develop & Placement

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Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Assistant Director, Career Services Center

Carl H. Lindner College of Business


The Lindner College of Business Career Services Center provides quality career coaching and a broad spectrum of career services to facilitate the particular experiential learning search and post-graduation employment objectives of each individual student. The Assistant Director, Career Services is responsible for the development and delivery of comprehensive and innovative career management training and career advising for full-time, part-time, and online students as well as alumni.


The Assistant Director will develop and implement short and long range goals, objectives and strategies related to the training and advising programs; develop and teach BA1080 and BA2080 – Career Success Strategies, educate employers on the process through which to hire international students; provide career advising (resume reviews, mock interviews, job searches, employment trends) to individuals and groups; collaborate with career services staff to manage relationships with recruiters, staff, faculty, alumni, and student club leaders; and represent UC and the Lindner College of Business at local, regional and national functions.


Additional responsibilities include assisting with the administration of on-campus recruiting programs, career fairs, and collecting, preparing and analyzing statistical information and reports concerning Career Services activities.


*Note to applicant: This is a temporary full-time position for up to a maximum of a two (2) year period. This position may be extended beyond the end date depending on business necessity, performance and funding availability.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with three (3) years of experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years of experience; OR- seven (7) years related experience. Degree must be in counseling or related field. Experience must include administration and counseling in career planning and/or placement. Experience may also require at least one (1) year supervision.


Ideal Qualification: Extensive work experience in developing and delivering career services and management training and career advising services to students in higher education:

  • Ability to work under pressure, with the flexibility to respond to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, alumni, prospective students, recruiters, faculty, staff, and professionals from other institutions and associations.
  • Ability to market the Lindner Career Services Center and the Lindner College of Business to current and prospective recruiters.
  • Prior relationship with entrepreneurship, operations, supply chain, logistics, and industrial management is highly preferred. Skills in organizing work, defining tasks, prioritizing assignments, and following through on all projects independently.
  • Ability to think strategically, develop and execute operational plans and manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Knowledge of computerized career center database programs, Handshake, ability to effectively use Microsoft Office, especially excel.
  • Strong presentation and communication experience required. Experience in oral presentations to large and medium sized groups required.
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends to fulfill job duties seasonally.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of student populations from countries outside the United States.
  • Strong interest in business and knowledge of current business and recruiting trends.
  • Five years of experience in a career advising role preferred. Master's degree preferred.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35917 


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