A job at the Career Development Center is a great place to start and enhance your career journey. Our fun, family-like environment is the perfect place to cultivate life-long skills that uniquely position you to pursue and obtain all of your career goals.
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The Assistant Director advances the mission of the Career Development Center (CDC) by providing expert guidance and innovative career-related advising to undergraduate students and student groups throughout the IU campus. Through a variety of self-assessment tools, Assistant Directors acknowledge students where they are and assist them in self-exploration and major decision-making. They work closely with University Division advisors and staff to create relationships necessary to improve effectiveness of major selection and career services on campus. They provide assistance in helping students identify part-time jobs, internships and professional shadowing opportunities. Assistant Directors develop new programming and events to support the needs of University Division students and special populations (international students, underrepresented students, veterans, etc.) at IUB.
The Assistant Director has three primary areas of responsibilities: one-on-one advising with undergraduate students; assisting students in identifying experiential opportunities to explore career fields and developing networking experiences with alumni, faculty and employers; and developing career-focused events and outreach programs. They, also, complete other Center-wide responsibilities such as supervision of student employees, data tracking and assessment.
REQUIRED: Master’s degree in higher education and student affairs, college student personnel, counseling, or a related field and two years of experience as a para-professional graduate assistant in career services or with directly-related experience in counseling or career services for college students.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including a team oriented attitude and ability to interact and work effectively with a diverse population of students. Strong organizational and multitasking skills including ability to manage multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines. Proven ability to listen effectively and synthesize complex information and relations quickly and accurately; and superior attention to detail.
Preferred: Professional certifications for counseling or career counseling; certification for the administration and interpretation of psychological instruments (e.g., the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator).
The Career Development Center (CDC), reporting to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, provides quality career assessment, programming and advising to adequately meet the unique needs of students, specifically the more than 8,000 students in University Division. The Assistant Director advances the mission of the CDC by providing expert guidance and innovative career-related advising to undergraduate students and student groups throughout the IU campus.
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.
The Career Development Center’s mission is to be the gateway to career services on the Indiana University Bloomington campus by providing students with a strong foundation for career development success. We are a student-focused
centerthat provides opportunities for undergraduates to cultivate self-awareness, engage in career and major exploration, and gain marketable skills. By offering comprehensive, high-quality services and opportunities, we aim to help students successfully identify and pursue their academic interests and achieve their career aspirations.
Graduate Assistants play an integral role in guiding students through the career development process via individual advising, outreach programs and workshops. The assistantship involves the GA in each of these functions as well as projects in other areas of the
Preference for these positions
aregiven to Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) and Counseling students.
Requirement: 1st Year Master's students only.
Candidates interested in this position should email their cover letter and resume to Jan Nickless at firstname.lastname@example.org.