Midwest ACE Job Posting
Assistant Director for the College of Engineering and Technology
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

September 1, 2021

Job Description:

The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University’s missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students’ developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes student development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.

ECU Career Services supports and empowers students in their career development to succeed as professionals in a global community. Career Services provides students with career development tools that assist them to become professionals. The department develops academic and co-curricular programs and services to enhance career readiness, leadership, and engagement.

Job Duties
•The Assistant Director for the College of Engineering and Technology will report to the Associate Director for Career Development of Career Services or a designee of the Director.
•The Assistant Director will be responsible for various aspects of the career development process and programming for students in majors within the College of Engineering and Technology. The undergraduate enrollment for the College is approximately 2200 students.
•Advise students on internship, co-op and post-graduation employment opportunities and strategies for career success.
•The Assistant Director will create, schedule, conduct and evaluate career programming on a variety of topics to include but not limited to resume writing, interview techniques, social media and the job search process.
•The Assistant Director will create, maintain, and enhance relationships with employers by increasing their visibility on campus through employer presentations and coordinate such relationships with the Career Center Employer Relations team.
•The Assistant Director will work directly with faculty, administration, and student professional organizations to coordinate career-related activities and produce recruitment events.
•The Assistant Director will pursue faculty partners within the college to intentionally integrate career development activities within the classroom.
•The Assistant Director will complete reports on activities and student employment information to contribute to the departmental assessment plan.
•The Assistant Director will also support and promote career programs and events offered by the Career Center, including career fairs, on-campus interviewing, employer information programs, and department supported activities.
•This position will develop and present job database training for students, faculty, and staff and is responsible for increasing student participation in the job database for employment and career development opportunities.
•Will lead Career Services career assessment initiatives, including management of the FOCUS2 career exploration tool.
•The Assistant Director will represent the office on campus committees and working groups.
•Will oversee co-op promotion efforts for Career Services.
•Other duties as may be assigned by the Director.
•Core Competencies of the position include: provides needs assessments and develops action plans to address effectiveness of activities of the Department of Career Services and specifically the College of Engineering and Technology. Designs and implements effective strategies to support student career development and employment success.

Minimum Education/Experience
•A Master’s degree and two years of career services or career advising experience in a higher education setting •Strong knowledge of employer recruitment strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and employment information sources.
•Knowledge of career assessments and development of career assessment initiatives.
•Ability to interact with a diverse student, staff, and faculty population.
•Demonstrated skill in establishing effective working relationships with staff of all levels, faculty, academic personnel, employers, and alumni.
•Excellent writing, presentation and organizational skills required.
•All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Four years of direct experience within a college or university career center providing career services to undergraduate or graduate students.

Special Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a letter of interest, a current resume/vita, and a list of three (3) references including contact information. Additionally, original official transcripts and a criminal background check will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.

East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university’s diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the People Admin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #002349 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Visit this job posting https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/44136

Job Requirements:

•A Master’s degree and two years of career services or career advising experience in a higher education setting •Strong knowledge of employer recruitment strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and employment information sources.

•Knowledge of career assessments and development of career assessment initiatives.

How to Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the People Admin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #002349 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Visit this job posting https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/44136

 

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