WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY POSITION DESCRIPTION APPROVED TITLE: Assistant Director, Career Development DEPARTMENT: Career Services SUPERVISOR: Associate Director FLSA Exempt EEO: 03 APPROVED GRADE: BB1 Date Approved: 02/25/01 POSITION SUMMARY: Provides career counseling and career development programming to students and alumni. Oversees Career Resource Center. QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience and Training Bachelor's degree with two years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred. Experience in a higher education setting preferred Knowledge, Skills, Ability Ability to practice effective counseling skills. Ability to develop and coordinate career development programming. Ability to analyze and interpret career assessment inventories. Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and the Internet. Knowledge of relevant career/job search software applications desirable. Knowledge of multiple career fields, their employment outlook and rites of entry. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Valid driver's license and good driving record. Ability to work some evening or weekend hours. Physical Requirements Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Walking; talking; hearing; standing; repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Subject to inside environmental conditions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Counsels and educates students and alumni regarding career development and job searching. (40%) Develops, coordinates and evaluates career development programming. (15%) Supervises Resource Center Coordinator. Manages, budgets, selects, purchase and promote resources for the Career Resource Center. (10%) Presents career development workshops. (5%) Applies communications, information management and other technologies in administering and marketing Career Services. (5%) Performs related duties as assigned. (5%) OTHER FUNCTIONS: Develops and maintains relationships between academic departments/student organizations and Career Services. Markets students and the university to businesses/organizations. Manage revision of the career guidebook and recruiting brochure. Conducts research on professional disciplines and develops marketing strategies targeting students. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Supervises, trains, provides work direction and problem solving assistance to Resource Center Coordinator and student worker. AUTHORITY/ACCOUNTABILITY: WFU-HR-0023 Issued: 8-1-00 -2- Works under minimal supervision. Tracks and monitors the budget for Career Resource Center. Authorizes expenditures for Career Resource Center. PROBLEM SOLVING: Solves both new and recurring problems associated with career counseling. Solves both new and recurring problems associated with career programming.
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