Position Information Position Information Position Title: Director Career Services Position Number: 001813 Full-time or Part-time: Full Time Department: University Career Services Posting Number: 0401295 SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category: Professional Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The Office of Career Services at Fayetteville State University is an advocate and committed to educating our diverse student and alumni population with group and individualized career development programs and services using the latest research and technology to support their preparation for graduate/professional school and the world of work.
The Office of Career Services is committed to assisting our students and alumni by our commitment to collaborative partnerships with local, regional, and national organizations and university partners to provide information, resources, services and programs that enhance the matriculation and growth of our students and alumni. Our covenant is to be strong advocates in assisting our students and alumni to become talented professionals and exemplary contributors to our large society.
Primary Purpose of the Position:
The Director’s primary responsibility is to execute a career development and planning program integrated with the academic preparedness of FSU students. The Director collaborates with all units within the university as well as local, regional, and national organizations seeking to hire FSU students for cooperative education / internship opportunities, full-time and part-time employment, and volunteer / community service initiatives.
The Director serves as an integral member of the leadership team of the Division of Student Affairs. He/She is responsible for developing policy, implementing procedures, developing and obtaining budget approval, training staff and managing the day-to-day operations within the office. As well as implementing placement and career services programs for students and alumni of Fayetteville State University.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Provide instructional/educational programs to assist students with career/occupational exploration, self-analysis, goal setting, leadership development and related areas.
•Assist students with resume writing, interview techniques, job search strategies, to prepare and enhance skills required to enter the world of work.
•Collaborate and develop relationships with academic departments and key personnel to connect students with employment opportunities.
•Build relationships and establish collaborations with a full range of internal and external colleagues and constituencies to advance student employment.
•Cultivate a full range of prospective employers (for profit, government, not-for-profit, and contract agencies) to promote opportunities for FSU students.
•Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for adult learners with specific strategies for engaging them in the career development process.
•Demonstrate the effective use of technology to engage all students; specific knowledge of the effective use of social media to reach various student populations.
•Cultivate shadowing experiences, internships, and cooperative education with prospective employers.
•Gather and maintain data on the progress and activities of Career Services.
•Represent the Division of Student Affairs on various committees.
•Provide input, analysis and information as needed on special projects.
Master’s Degree in counseling, student personnel administration, management, business administration or related field. The university welcomes candidates with relevant experiences in other settings with proven effectiveness and capacity to implement effective partnerships and programs.Knowledge skills and abilities: Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with university experience, and tangible evidence of outreach and marketing to prospective employers.Special Instructions to Applicants: Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Do you have any experience counseling and/or advising persons with matters associated with career and professional development? If so, please explain.
(Open Ended Question)
- Do you have a Master's degree?
- Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
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