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Executive Director, Graduate Career Services
Department Information
The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 117,000 living alumni around the globe.
Job Summary
  • Contributes on senior leadership teams to formulate strategic planning and the highest-level operational objectives for career services.
  • Establishes long-term business plans and long-term strategic objectives.
  • Directs leadership staff who provide supervision to career services teams.
  • Responsible for escalated operational issues, including human resources and/or people management situations.
  • Drives innovation and excellence within the area of career services. Reviews and creates policies and procedures.
  • Determines overall budget for career services teams. Reviews and approves financial proposals from direct reporting leaders. Has significant fiscal responsibilities that require frequent interaction with executive leaders.
  • Provides expertise and identifies grant and/or funding opportunities. Develops business relationships across the university and externally.
  • Stays up-to-date on new career services standards, technologies, policies, and procedures and works collaboratively with other career services leaders across departments and/or campuses in determining standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures. Ensures the adoption and implementation by direct reporting leaders.
Specific department responsibilities:
  • The primary role of the Executive Director of Graduate Career Services is to create and implement strategies for Kelley’s residential and online graduate business students to engage in meaningful professional development and gain competitive job opportunities with premiere employers.
  • Ensures that all graduate students are prepared to plan and conduct a successful job search in a wide variety of roles and in a range of industries and organizations around the world.
  • Responsible for developing a comprehensive strategy to effectively promote and market all graduate business students.
  • Establishes, builds, and maintains effective relationships with potential employers for internship and permanent employment of Kelley School Master’s program graduates.
Position: Executive Director, Graduate Career Services
Organization: Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
Location: Bloomington,  IN 
United States
Posting Start Date: 7/1/2021
Date Posted: 9/13/2021
Requirements EDUCATION
  • Master's degree in business.
  • 10 years of senior-level management experience.
Coaching certification and experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of career services field, including extensive knowledge of job markets and employment trends, is required, along with familiarity with professional development activities and graduate student employment opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain working relationships with business organizations is desired. Strategic planning skills, budgeting and fiscal planning ability, and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of administrators, faculty, and students at all levels are required.
  • Familiarity with professional development activities and graduate student employment opportunities.
  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
  • Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback.
  • Instills commitment to organizational goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.
  • Effective conflict management skills.
  • Builds and manages effective teams.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Ability to represent the company with external constituents.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Work Location
Bloomington, Indiana
Job Classification
Career Level: Strategic
FLSA: Exempt
Job Function: Student Services
Job Family: Career Services

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.).  If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time. 
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
Status: This listing expires on: 11/12/2021
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Organization Information
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
Prebys Career Center
1309 E 10th Street
Bloomington,  IN 47405
United States
(812) 855-9423
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