Boston College Assistant Director, Career Program #2439 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College is prioritizing students' career development by transforming its model of career services delivery and investing in additional staff to ensure that its undergraduate and graduate students have a successful transition from college to career. This effort is part of a broader initiative to create an integrated four-year approach to academic, formational, and career development. The Boston College Career Center, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Director. The Assistant Director for Career Counseling and Education must have a demonstrated record of supporting individuals to achieve successful career outcomes and be able to provide career support to individuals, to small or large groups, in-person and electronically. The Assistant Director must recognize the importance of helping students engage early and often in career-related activities so they secure customized career advice and practical opportunities. The candidate should be comfortable working with all student populations including AHANA students, international students, and students with disabilities. Position Details: Department: 025601 - Career Center Position: 00013887 - Assistant Director for Career Counseling, Career Center Grade: 2ND Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges: Requirements - Master's degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education Administration, Human Resource Management, or other professional or related degree - Minimum of 1-3 years of experience coaching or advising students on career or related issues; 3+ years of experience preferred - Ability to design, deliver, and present to students and colleagues at career-related workshops and special events - Evidence of the ability to collaborate and build partnerships across Boston College, other institutions, and professional organizations - Proven ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with a variety of constituents and to work with a group toward a common goal - Understanding of and skills associated with basic career coaching techniques and ability to determine which career interventions will be most effective for a particular group of students - Ability to supervise and motivate student staff - Commitment to working with diverse populations (e.g. AHANA, LGBTQ, first generation) - Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills - Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously - Knowledge of current technology used to assist students with career exploration and planning - Ability to conduct program assessment, look critically at results, and use findings to improve Career Center services and resources - Willingness to adapt and change with organizational needs - Demonstrated comfort with technology and willingness to use technology to deliver career programming and conduct program assessment - Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed