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Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

St. John's University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 21, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.


Alumni Relations

Specific Job Title:

Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

Reports to:

Sara Hunt Munoz



Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Director of Alumni Relations, this individual will provide career support to young alumni, alumni in career transition, and alumni looking for ad hoc resources and services.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide individual and group counseling sessions when appropriate

  • Develop career programming that may include, but is not limited to workshops, panels, speakers, and presentations

  • Partner with student career services offices on events and programs

  • Identify a marketing strategy to notify alumni about these resources

  • Develop and maintain online and print resources

  • Develop and maintain proactive relationships with key stakeholders including undergraduate students, undergraduate student leaders, alumni, administrators, faculty, and employers

  • Update alumni employment data

  • Assist with existing career-focused events such as the Day on Wall Street, the Alumni Insider's View (AIV) program, and our corporate affinity group receptions

  • Identify alumni success stories to feature in communications (e-newsletter, magazine, etc.)

  • Work with the Assistant Director of Young Alumni and Student Engagement to identify the career needs of this constituency

  • Regularly seek out the latest information and trends in career services, including keeping pace with developments at peer and aspirant schools to gain insights and ideas for improvement.

  • Remain industry-current on recruiting and hiring practices, employer needs, international student issues, desired academic qualifications, external certification requirements, current events, and other trends affecting graduate program hiring.

  • In tandem with the Senior Director, establish and manage the budget and its use

  • Perform additional duties as assigned

  • Competencies:

  • Outgoing and personable

  • Extremely organized

  • Self-motivated and creative

  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in written form

  • Event planning experience

  • Career education experience

  • Work Environment:

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printers, etc.

    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand for periods of time; move about; sit; to carry work and use controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; communicate; and must occasionally lift or move up to 25 - 50 lbs.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. including some nights and weekends. Ability to work longer hours when required.

    Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related career services experience, or a combination of equivalent education and experience

  • Candidate must possess a current driver's license

  • Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years related advancement or career services experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $75,000 - $80,000. St. John's University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

    This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time.

    St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events

    Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

    St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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