WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY
APPROVED TITLE: Assistant Director, Career Development
DEPARTMENT: Career Services
SUPERVISOR: Associate Director FLSA Exempt EEO: 03
APPROVED GRADE: BB1 Date Approved: 02/25/01
Provides career counseling and career development programming to students and alumni. Oversees
Career Resource Center.
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
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.
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.
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%)
Develops and maintains relationships between academic departments/student organizations and
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.
Supervises, trains, provides work direction and problem solving assistance to Resource Center
Coordinator and student worker.
Works under minimal supervision.
Tracks and monitors the budget for Career Resource Center.
Authorizes expenditures for Career Resource Center.
Solves both new and recurring problems associated with career counseling.
Solves both new and recurring problems associated with career programming.