Assistant Director of Career Education & Advising


We seek individuals with creative ideas, a collaborative spirit, and a commitment to the career development of undergraduate students. To learn more about the Hameetman Career Center, please click on the following link or copy and paste the link in a web browser


As a member of the Career Education & Advising Team, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Report to the Hameetman Career Center - Executive Director to provide career education and advice, as well as, execute campus initiatives and develop partnerships with Occidental College students and alumni.
  • Display a collaborative and cross-functional approach to working with Employer & Alumni Engagement and other teams to meet employer and stakeholder needs, develop talent pipelines, drive campus initiatives, and increase student preparation and exposure to a wide range of employment and continuing education opportunities.
  • Ability to extract and integrate an understanding of counseling theory, and career development into large/small scale programming.
  • Develop curriculum to execute a career education and job search preparation strategy to prepare students for opportunities across multiple industries and functions.
  • Demonstrate ability to be an innovative, systems thinker, capable of developing the framework for individualized offerings to students and alumni while showcasing career resources.
  • Provide high-quality career advising to all undergraduate students including internship and job search, Pre-Law, PreMBA, and Graduate School advising to prepare students to maximize career and graduate or professional school opportunities.
  • Manage and expand experiential learning, professional development, and internship opportunities, including, but not limited to current and future career services strategic initiatives.
  • Skilled in facilitating, reviewing, and implementing career assessments, such as Strength Finder, Strong, and MBTI.
  • Serve as a project manager or team member for various strategic initiatives, as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience in career services advising, campus recruiting, human resources, or talent acquisition.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented environment is required.
  • Strong presentation and workshop facilitation skills, required.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Goal oriented; self-motivated with the ability to use critical thinking skills to use good judgment in decision making.
  • Must understand and demonstrate proficiency in articulating career and graduate school options for undergraduate liberal arts students.
  • Must demonstrate basic knowledge of employment sectors such as financial services, non-profit, and government.
  • A collaborative, team player with an ability to demonstrate sound judgment when dealing with a diverse community of students, faculty, and constituents.
  • Experience using Handshake or Symplicity, desired but not required.
  • Familiar with interpreting and delivering career assessments (i.e. Myers-Briggs Personality Type, StrengthsFinder, Strong Interest Inventory) desired, but not required.
  • Possess the ability to maintain enthusiasm for hard work, changing priorities, and multiple deadlines.
EXPECTED HIRING RANGE: $64,480 to $66,480 ,

If you are offered this position at Occidental College, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as skills, education, experience, and/or geographic location. In addition to those factors, Occidental complies with applicable pay equity laws and considers internal equity among current employees when developing the final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer a generous compensation and benefits package.

Advertised: 10 Oct 2022 Pacific Daylight Time
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