Assistant Director of Career Education and Advising

Virginia, United States
Competitive Salary
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Assistant Director of Career Education and Advising serves as a key conduit of information and education regarding full-time positions, internships, and experiential opportunities in a student services environment.  This role pro-actively engages with students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends of Hampden-Sydney College to develop and promote a host of career building opportunities and skills for undergraduate liberal arts students. 


The Assistant Director will accomplish this through direct career advising with undergraduate students in individual and group settings, conduct outreach programming, manage office technology resources, and serve as a knowledgeable resource for students exploring post-graduation options including Graduate School and Fellowship Programs. Reports to the Director of the Ferguson Career Center.


Qualifications:  Master’s Degree required, early career or career change candidates with 0-3 years of experience are welcome to apply. Other needed characteristics include development of experiential learning programs; effective public speaking, teaching and written communication skills; and the ability to establish rapport with students, parents, faculty, alumni, employers and staff in a strong liberal arts environment. Knowledge of Handshake system required. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applications must include a resume, cover letter and a statement regarding experience and commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. Apply at our website  You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 25, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. 


Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.