Director of the Center of Career and Calling

Department: 
Administrators
Job Type: 
Staff
Campus: 
Wilmore, Kentucky
Deadline: 
Until Filled

Director of the Center for Career and Calling – Full-time position available in Student Development. The Director of the Center for Career and Calling provides leadership in developing and implementing contacts, programs, services, and systems which assist and involve students, alumni, and employers in the career development process. In addition to administrating the office, the Director oversees a developing Experiential Education Program. The Director is responsible for casting the vision for the future of the Center for Career and Calling and its relationship with the campus community and constituents. The Director of the Center for Career and Calling reports to the Associate Dean of Leadership Development.

Responsibilities:

• Provide supervision and leadership in planning, implementation, and evaluation of all existing or new programs and services offered by Center for Career and Calling.

• Supervise assistant director, staff assistant, Masters level career practicum counselors, and undergraduate student workers.

• Provide individual and group career counseling related to all stages of the career development process.

• Manage the Center for Career and Calling budgets efficiently and effectively.

• Provide leadership for the Experiential Education Program by working with faculty, students, and employers to enhance existing services and develop new programs and connections.

• Serve as a campus contact for receiving and coordinating internship and job postings.

• Manage and provide employer relations services including on-campus recruiting, job fairs, and employer site visits.

• Attend regional networking events in order to broaden connections for the Center for Career and Calling and University contacts.

• Assist in promoting alumni networking by collaborating with the Alumni and Development departments to support students in exploring and achieving their internship and career goals.

• Manage web-based Center for Career and Calling software which involves internship and job postings, student resumes, and employer events.

• Present career development workshops for the campus community and within classroom settings.

• Accept other duties as assigned.

Education and Preferred Experience: A Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or student personnel with three to five years of post-Master’s career counseling experience is required. A committed and dynamic Christian faith is vital along with the ability to support the University’s theological position, lifestyle standards and mission.

To apply, please submit signed employment application, resume and personal Christian testimony to the Human Resources Office.

Posted: 7/03/2014     Deadline: Until filled