Executive Director of The Edge Career Center

Randolph-Macon College
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2023

  • Randolph-Macon College seeks a talented, innovative, and experienced leader to become the Executive Director of our highly successful Edge Career Center. Reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, the Executive Director will lead a dedicated staff, who together has established one of the premier collegiate job programs in the country. With a personalized roadmap for success, R-MC’s career services program walks each student through self-assessment, career exploration, and professional development to enable them to apply their education with purpose, awareness, and confidence. The Executive Director will be a strategic thinker building upon this premier program by expanding business and constituency connections in the community and on the campus. The Executive Director will oversee Career Services and assist with graduate school relations/placement and personal development programs. The Executive Director will also coordinate with the college’s pre-professional programs and Bassett Internship Program to expand and improve upon our extensive internship programs. In this role, the individual will also work closely with our expansive alumni network, who may also take advantage of our career assistance programs after graduation.

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. M.Ed., M.B.A or other Master’s degree preferred.
  • Successful work experience and demonstrated effectiveness with business leaders is required.
  • Experience making corporate, governmental, and non-profit connections to assist with internship development and student placement.
  • Must have a proven track record of successful program development, goal-oriented performance, and the ability to track results.
  • Ability to create new solutions in a continually challenging employment climate.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working with students preferred.
  • Fund-raising experience is preferred.
Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College, an equal opportunity employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://bit.ly/rmc1524 . Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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