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Position

Director of Career Services


CCP-19, 12-month, Tenure-track


Starting Date

September 2014


Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriately relevant field together with from two to five years of experience in a related field with one to two years of experience in the supervision of others; or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.
The successful candidate will have:
•Knowledge of best practices in Career Services; including the use of technology, familiarity with LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter is essential;
•Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with multiple audiences including faculty, staff, students, alumni and business and industry representatives;
•Demonstrated success in building collaborative relationships and networks;
•Excellent oral and written communication skills;
•Proven ability to establish clear goals and metrics to measure success;
•Knowledge of internships and academic advising is desirable;
•Experience in a higher education setting is important, however exceptional candidates with experience in career recruitment, placement and or counseling in another setting will be considered;
•Experience working in a multicultural environment is highly preferred.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.


Responsibilities

The Director of Career Services works under the direction of a Dean of Students and supervises professional and support staff who perform such work as advising students, developing job opportunities and promoting the College’s students to the employment market. The position has extensive cooperative and collaborative relationships with the business community, students, alumni, faculty, staff and with professionals of peer institutions. The incumbent is expected to represent the College in a positive manner and to collaborate with academic and student services departments to contribute to retention of students.


Minimum Salary

$66,426.00 approximate annual salary and full benefits package.


Application Deadline

August 20, 2014



Norwalk Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or criminal record.   The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Dr. Robert Baer, Title IX/504 Coordinator, rbaer@norwalk.edu (203) 857-7369 and Fran Apfel, ADA Coordinator, fapfel@norwalk.edu, (203) 857-7192, Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854.

 

Norwalk Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, M/F. Protected group members are encouraged to apply.


All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship of eligibility under the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)

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