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Director of Experiential Learning and Career Design

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Director of Experiential Learning and Career Design



About the Opportunity

SUMMARY

Under direction of the Assistant Vice President of Student life: Learning & Career Design, the Director of Experiential Learning and Career Design leads career services and experiential learning for the Oakland campus, collaborating with career and experiential faculty and staff at the Oakland campus, and across the Northeastern Global University System. This position is on the leadership team for Advising, Career & Global Learning in Student Affairs at Mills College.

The Director of Experiential Learning and Career Design will lead a team of student facing co-op and career advisors and will be accountable for building and executing a best-in-class strategy to ensure career readiness for all students at the Oakland campus. This includes the design and delivery of career development and experiential learning programming related to networking, cover letter writing, job search, workplace skills development, resume building, mock interview prep, job readiness, etc.

The ideal candidate for this role is a strategic thinker and executor, who is motivated by student success and outcomes. This is an ideal role for someone who can design and execute a strategy, but who is also comfortable leading workshops, facilitating sessions, and working individually with students. We are looking for someone who is energized by the opportunity to help shape policies and culture at a growing campus.

Other responsibilities include: ensuring that students across all colleges and programs have consistent access to in-person and virtual career support; working with internal and external partners to create and deliver events and programs to meet evolving career development needs; ensuring that co-op positions are administered in a timely, efficient manner; and ensuring that students across all colleges and programs have access to experiential learning and career opportunities. The Director monitors trends to help shape priorities for new programs/services and new employer partnerships. The position requires some evening and weekend hours.

QUALIFICATIONS

● Bachelor's Degree required, Master's degree in related field preferred.

● Minimum five years of relevant experience in career counseling or university recruitment with at least 3 years progressive management experience, supervising, coaching and mentoring a diverse team; higher education experience preferred.

Position Type

General Administration

Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


To apply, visit https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Oakland-CA/Director-of-Experiential-Learning-and-Career-Design_R108159 jeid-1e897e9d3217204491c8f6b16929f9a5

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