Director of Career Services #DCS-4604

Lincoln University of Missouri
Missouri, United States
$45,000.00 - $60,000.00
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Coordinates and supervises activities of the Career Center on the main campus and Fort Leonard Wood extension. Supervises professional and support staff, and student workers. Participates in writing performance evaluations, position description development,interviews, and performance counseling. Coordinates staff schedules and conducts staff meetings.Develops and monitors department budget. Participates in budget meetings. Justifies budget expenditures and signs requisitions for the department. Produces schedules for Career Information Fairs including virtual programming for students, graduates, and community relations. Develops effective methods of communicating program objectives. Contacts job and training sites to encourage renewed interest in the programs and develops specific training and job sites for students as needed.Assist in aiding students in in completing job application forms when needed and provides coordination between the student. instructor, and employer. Assists with work study orientation and interview,and placement of work study students. Oversees paperwork and files for each student, maintaining contacts with the students, and set up and maintain a student advisement/informational data base for strategic planning in collaboration with the Student Success Center. Presents workshops on resume writing, interviewing and job search techniques to professional/technical programs, lower division transfer and Project Independence students. Coordinates opportunities for students to have video-taped mock interviews. Manage the development of programs, web and print resources, and workshops to educate students on career and internship opportunities. Design and create complex reports and employment surveys to support career services goals; analyze metrics to support strategic planning. Prepare and manage departmental budgets. Collaborate with academic administration in formulating career services procedures; make recommendations to improve processes. Recommend course additions to strengthen curriculum as it relates to employment potential. Maintain relationships with alumni. Identify, establish, and maintain relationships with university partners and external employers. Provides advising, educational guidance, and assistance to students by aiding students early (freshmen year orientation) to evaluate programs of study and schedules.


Master's degree in Business Administration, Counseling, Education or related fields with at least 3 years of experience in career service administration preferred. Bachelor's degree in Education, Business Administration, Counseling or related field with 5 years experience will be reviewed.

1. Complete Lincoln University Employment Application
2. List of 5 references (part of the required LU Application Form)
3. Cover Letter
4. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
5. Transcripts with Degree & Date Earned (may be unofficial, but must provide original transcripts upon hire)

Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Lincoln University is "An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer."