Problems Associated with Career

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					                                 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
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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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