Assistant Director for Alumni Career Services, West Coast

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Job # 037175 Department Code 50101-1149 Department Alumni Engagement Job Title Assistant Director for Alumni Career Services, West Coast Location Los Angeles, CA Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Sean B. Carey Southern California Career Services Assistant Director will coordinate career programs and services for alumni in the western states/region. This includes career guidance and counseling, connections to jobs, networking opportunities, corporate connection initiatives, and professional development programming. S/he will work in tandem with the Associate Director of Alumni Professional Development to fulfill the Office of Alumni Engagement’s career services strategy for alumni. S/he will also work closely with the Assistant Vice President for Regional Programs, LA to enhance opportunities for career development, alumni networking, engagement, and employer connections. S/he will provide 1:1 support to alumni, assist with sourcing and managing the #HireOrange job board, and help facilitate west coast professional development programming. S/he will assist alumni with networking and job opportunities in LA/west coast by building relationships with employers. S/he will engage with SUinLA academic programs when appropriate for career and professional development programming. Qualifications
Master’s degree preferred, preferably in higher education, counseling, human resources or similar. Experience with human resources and/or career development services including coaching/advising, workshops and presentations.

Proven ability to develop and enhance relationships across diverse populations.

Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communications, collaboration and leadership. Keen understanding of technological applications for career services, alumni relations, data management and communications. Job Specific Qualifications
Certifications or training in career development or personality assessments, such as MBTI, Strengths Finder, Strong, etc. Familiarity with job market trends and effective and useful career development strategies. Experience with LinkedIn. Knowledge of various technology resources relevant to career development, job searching, networking, social media, and data gathering and analysis.

Although the role will be based in Los Angeles, CA, travel will be expected, both locally, regionally (west coast), and back to campus in Syracuse, NY. Candidates will need to have a valid driver’s license and their own transportation, as well as the ability to be flexible for travel schedules. Responsibilities
Create, develop and implement a comprehensive career services program to include one-on-one advising, workshops, and events to support LA/west coast alumni with networking, job search strategy and connections to job opportunities. Offer guidance, programs, and services over the phone, virtually, recorded, etc. and provide expertise for navigating the west coast job market and/or career transitions in a variety of industries. Develop, further, and maintain relationships with LA/west coast companies and HR professionals to increase hiring opportunities for alumni.

Develop and facilitate professional development programming specific to the LA/west coast regions, including networking events, corporate connection opportunities, and alum-alum mentoring.

Create and implement systems to assist in sourcing, posting, and sharing job opportunities from the LA/west coast to the #HireOrange job board. This includes identifying employer partnerships, promoting the resource to the LA/west coast alumni networks and tracking outcomes based on west coast opportunities posted and shared to the job board.

Lead and engage in collaborative, cross-campus partnerships for career services and alumni events in LA/west coast, including school and college career services and alumni relations/development teams, other AEA departments, the Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience, and other west coast regional operations.

Create and implement systems to support assessment, tracking and reporting to measure LA/west coast career program and career event participation and program effectiveness. Track all appointments to include purpose, outcomes, and follow-up needs. This includes daily and weekly CRM database updates for all constituent contacts, event participation, cultivation initiatives, etc. Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.
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Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 06/30/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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