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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CAREER and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Student Programming Services

  • Design, develop and implement career programming in the classroom and through workshops, conferences, and programs
  • Work collaboratively with student affairs professionals and faculty to develop, promote, manage, and programs to support students’ professional development
  • Build and maintain relationships with faculty, student affairs professionals and staff to enhance cohesiveness of career development delivery to students
  • Manage, promote and administer student programs utilizing online education platforms
  • Train students on use of career platforms, including Handshake and Gies Groups via individual and group sessions as well as classroom settings
  • Stay up-to-date on current industry trends as well as hiring and job search best practices for business industry roles
  • Develop, update, maintain and distribute to students print and electronic information on industry and career paths
  • Partner with corporate engagement to identify potential career opportunities and to enhance student interactions with employers
  • Participate in admissions and recruitment events

 

Student Advising

  • Advise students on career planning in one-on-one and group settings
  • Conduct resume critiques, practice interviews and general career development advising
  • Communicate career-related information to students, including open full-time and internship positions and opportunities for leadership, employer engagement, and career exploration
  • Coach students to connect with alumni and other professionals currently employed in their target industry
  • Support students in developing career goals for both US and home country job search
  • Support international students through knowledge of the H1B Visa process, international employer recruiting activities, and international career management
  • Maintain contact with alumni to share career information with current students
  • Support the collection of student internship and Illini Success data
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Position: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CAREER and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Organization: Gies College of Business
Location: Champaign,  IL 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 6/21/2022
Date Posted: 6/20/2022
Requirements

Education:
 

Required: Bachelor’s degree
 

Preferred: Master's degree

 

Experience:
 

Required: Minimum three years of relevant part-time or full-time professional work experience in career or academic counseling, recruiting, job placement, student services or other related work. Demonstrated success in event planning, promotion, and evaluation.

 

Preferred: Experience serving undergraduate and/or graduate students at an institution of higher learning. Familiarity with curricula associated with business degree programs. Experience in a business field or related industry.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the employment market, job search strategies, along with advising and interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for customer satisfaction. Excellent written and oral communication skills, good teamwork skills and initiative. Knowledge of business careers both in the United States and abroad. Experience leveraging information technology in the delivery of information and services to students.

Status: This listing expires on: 8/19/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Gies College of Business
Address:
515 E. Gregory
BIF 1033
Champaign,  IL 61801
United States
Email:
chominsk@illinois.edu
Phone:
(217) 244-6625
Fax:
Contact:
Elizabeth Chominski