Director of Career Development and Internships

Location
Louisiana, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Centenary College of Louisiana seeks a dynamic and results-oriented Director of Career Development and Internships. The Director is a key leader for the College’s experiential Trek program, which includes a career experience as a graduation requirement. The Director builds relationships with students, proactively working to prepare graduating seniors for the processes of seeking employment, admittance to programs of postgraduate study, or another intentional opportunity or pathway.

The Director of Career and Internships supports students in identifying their interests, talents, passions, and vocational opportunities and works proactively to support the successful transition of Centenary students and graduates from college to profession, with particular attention to capstone and internship experiences. The Director provides advice, assistance, and support to facilitate employer connections, graduate school admissions, and professional commencement, working in close coordination with faculty. 

The Director reports to the Provost and Dean of the College and works closely with academic departments and faculty to provide relevant and engaging coursework, workshops, online content, and one on one support for students. The Director also collaborates with Institutional Research to gather, analyze, and report both quantitative and qualitative data related to student and graduate outcomes and program effectiveness.

A Master’s degree in a relevant field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with progressive experience in career counseling/related experience and/or experience with a selective, residential liberal arts college. The successful candidate can begin immediately, but no later than August 2021.

To apply, send a letter of application and resume that includes references to hr@centenary.edu or:

Director Career Development and Internships

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

 

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