Assistant Director-Employer Engagement

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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

Assistant Director-Employer Engagement & Career Design

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Develop and deliver comprehensive career services for Northeastern students and alumni, with emphasis on graduate students in PhD, Doctoral and Master's programs in all the colleges. Provide guidance on career exploration, internship/job acquisition, and career management. Administer and interpret standardized career assessment instruments including TypeFocus, SkillScan, and Strong Interest Inventory.

Create and deliver seminars, networking events, and programs to meet evolving needs of graduate students with emphasis on both the academic and industry search. Maintain relationships with colleagues within the University, especially the PhD Network, professional fields and employers. Assist in delivery of all departmental services, such as workshops, networking events, Career Studio, etc. Monitor trends in order to help shape priorities for the development of new programs and services, as well as employer partnerships. Maintain knowledge of career resources especially for graduate students.

Master's degree required, 3-5 years of experience in career development or related field. Excellent counseling, teaching, event management skills, and experience working with diverse cultures is important. Experience in delivering programs with technology. One evening per week required.

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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

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