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Stanford University, recognized as one of the most prestigious and innovative academic institutions in the world, is prioritizing students' career education by reinventing its model of career connections and investing resources to ensure that its undergraduate and graduate students have a successful transition from college to meaningful work. BEAM, Stanford Career Education is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Career Communities, with a focus on Engineering and SE3. Career Communities, one of BEAM's three collaborative units, supports students in career exploration and cultivating personalized networks that shape their professional journey.
JOB OVERVIEW :
Reporting to the Associate Director of Career Communities, Engineering and SE3, the Assistant Director of Career Communities, Engineering and SE3, is responsible for developing dynamic career communities, engaging students in career programs and resources, and cultivating meaningful connections on behalf of bachelors and masters. Through teamwork, programming, and student coaching, the Assistant Director uses creativity and detail-orientation to focus on transformative career education.
Administer, implement, and interpret university and department policies and procedures on issues regarding student life, advising, career counseling and academic services. Identify, clarify, and resolve highly visible or complex issues with substantial significance and impact that may span multiple areas, using expert technical and professional knowledge requiring independent judgment.
POSITION-SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:
Manage multiple programs within Engineering and SE3.
Develop career community for bachelors and masters by creating and fostering ecosystems of career support, opportunity, and happenstance.
Provide career coaching to students in group and individual appointments.
Establish meaningful connections between students, alumni, and employers via career meetups, networking events, and career programs.
Utilize social media and technology to brand career communities and increase awareness of career resources, programs, opportunities, and meaningful connections for students.
Teach and facilitate career related courses.
CORE DUTIES FOR THIS CLASSIFICATION*:
Manage an area or program in student services, analyze effectiveness, and make final decisions on program eligibility.
Engage in critical analysis of student and program concerns to resolve issues which may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional knowledge.
Develop and implement programming, make strategic recommendations for future programs.
Manage relationships with external community and university liaisons.
Provide direct advice to students on a range of issues including, but not limited to career plans, accessibility, community standards, etc., in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions.
Oversee key processes, including contribution and direction on policy and program content.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.