The Assistant Director of Student & Internship Engagement
(ADSI) is a leadership role in the Career & Professional
Development Center (CPDC) and a key member of the office’s Outreach
& Engagement (OE) team.
In addition to supervising a full-time Events Specialist,
the ADSI has a number of important responsibilities
related to the promotion and growth of student internships and the
overall engagement of CPDC’s career ecosystem partners – primarily
students, but also staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners,
The ideal candidate is someone with the passion and skill for
leadership, the proven ability to engage students authentically,
and a keen understanding of university-level career services. The
candidate must also possess a strong technology and assessment
background that underpins an appreciation for demonstrating the
quantitative impact of CPDC’s work. Interpersonal skills and a
demonstrated ability to build key relationships are also a
The ADSI role is a hybrid in-person/virtual role that
requires multiple days of in-person/ in-office work each week.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN28231B 00304 - Career &
$49,500 - $51,500
40 hours/week; Mondays-Fridays 8 am -5 pm; Weekly mix of in-office
and virtual work and some evenings and weekends
- Serves on the Outreach & Engagement team, charged with
broadly engaging our career ecosystem partners and specifically
getting more and more students to take advantage
of CPDC and its resources.
- Supervises an Events Specialist, guiding their day-to-day work,
professional development, and coordination of 15 career fairs,
expos, and engagement events annually.
- Manages CPDC’s newly created Access & Impact Fund, which
will provide unpaid internship support to students and grant seed
funding to student-led initiatives around DEI.
- Co-chairs a campus-wide Internship Council, moving the needle
on issues of internship tracking, development, and culture on
- Acts as internship lead for CPDC – and as a primary
campus internship contact – working to promote internships and
internship topics with employers, students, senior university
leaders, and host of other key stakeholders.
- Participates as a member of the CPDC Leadership Team
(comprised of the office’s Executive Team + 4 Assistant Directors),
facilitating information exchange between the Leadership Team and
staff and implementation of key initiatives.
- Helps manage and maximize technology platforms used for student
engagement (Handshake), presentations, and staff collaboration
- Ensures that excellent customer serviced support is provided to
both in-person and via electronic media interactions.
This job description is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned
to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing),
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, a
related area, or equivalency required; plus six years of
progressively more responsible management experience; and
demonstrated leadership, human relations, and effective
communication skills also required.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or related area
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the
essential functions of the job as outlined in the position
PREFERENCES: Applicable master’s degree
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in
the application process will be provided to individuals with
disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365
(V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation.
The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.