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University of Washington Bothell
Washington, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2022

Req #:214989
Job Location: Bothell Campus
Posting Date:12/15/2022
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary:$5,800-$6,200 per month
Other Compensation:
Limited Recruitment: Other

Shift:First Shift
Benefits: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Priority will be given to applications received by Jan 15, 2023

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

UW Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Director of Career Services to join their team.


Campus Collaboration

• Partner with academic programs and the Division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs to integrate Career Services broadly into students' curricular and co-curricular experiences
• Academic liaison working closely with faculty and advisors on targeted programming and customized career content integrated with curriculum
• Conduct classroom presentations and workshops
• Direct Career Services diversity initiatives, collaborations and programming
• Act as a resource and liaison with other University departments and student leaders regarding opportunities for partnership and program development
• Provide consultation for student hiring, recruitment, interview best practices, and job description development for university staff and faculty regarding on-campus jobs/work study
• The Assistant Director may represent the Director in relation to student services, strategic planning, employer engagement and serve on committees across campus

Department Management & Supervision

• Under general direction of the Director of Career Services, actively participate in the planning and implementation of strategic initiatives to improve programming and services to students
• Manage day-to-day operations of Career Services coaching staff, ensuring maintained coverage during business hours
• Oversee online scheduling system and create, implement and administer operational procedures and policies
• Recruit, hire, train, onboard, supervise, conduct performance appraisals and mentor professional and student staff
• Resolve complaints and grievances as they arise
• Conduct budget review, payroll hiring functions, and provide backup for website updates
• Stay well informed on best practices and network with colleagues via professional associations
• Keep Director of Career Services apprised of emerging or ongoing issues in areas of responsibility
• Serve as lead professional staff responding to departmental queries and resolving concerns

Career Coaching

• Assist students in defining career options, identifying application procedures and strategies, and developing and refining job search materials (including salary negotiation, and personal statements)
• Provide graduate student, graduate school, and alumni advising
• Instructor of Career Exploration course, develop course curriculum and content delivery.

Evaluation and Assessment

• Lead program assessment, quarterly data collection, evaluation and management related to services and program goals
• Use established principles of educational assessment to develop valid and reliable instruments that assess student learning, satisfaction, and evaluation of programs and services
• Lead department data management, collection and analytics
• Recommend and implement program modifications based on results
• Keep abreast of market trends and stakeholder interests

External Partnerships

• Represent UW Bothell to industry partners, Washington career centers (including UW Seattle and Tacoma), and the UW community at large with the Director
• Develop and steward alumni connections for targeted employer outreach, building student networks and programming
• Assist with Career Services and Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs activities, events, programs and other duties as assigned


• Master's degree in Education, Business, Liberal Arts or a related field.
• At least two years of experience in university career services, corporate recruitment, career counseling/coaching, human resources, or recruiting

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


• Experience supervising and mentoring professional staff.
• Demonstrated experience working with a diverse community and commitment to equity and social justice.
• Demonstrated ability to develop, collaborate and steward partnerships with other services and departments.
• Demonstrated ability in training and presenting to a broad range of audiences
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
• Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


• Experience with program development and implementation
• Demonstrated success in implementing new programs and services
• Knowledge or experience in curriculum development and instruction
• Knowledge and certification in assessment interpretation (MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory and StrengthsQuest)
• Experience reconciling budgets


• The Assistant Director of Career Services is expected to attend major student activities and events held on campus and in the local community.
• The Assistant Director has regular and frequent contact with students as well as faculty, staff, administrators, and external partners.
• A work schedule that fluctuates due to after-hours activities, meetings, and events is common.
• The position requires occasional evening and weekend commitments throughout the year.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or .

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .


Employees of the University of Washington are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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