Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Mar 15 2017 Job Description:
Budget Title: Staff Associate (SL-4)
Salary: Up to $70,000
The Director provides leadership to programs and services in the Watson School's Career and Alumni Connections Program. This Program assists all Watson students (Bachelors, Masters and PhD) with navigating their path to rewarding employment by enabling employer/alumni connections and offering professional skills training and support. Alternately, this position also recruits employers and alumni, and connects them with our talented students.
Encourages students to actively engage in the career preparation process throughout their academic career and empowers them to make informed career decisions
Provides formal student centered programs including skills training, corporate information sessions, networking events, industry tours and access to high quality resources including advising, career counseling and mentoring support
Conducts outreach and facilitates strategic relationships with employers and helps them connect with our engineering and computer science students through a variety of events and programs
Engages alumni via on and off campus events/programming and coordinates their connections with students and involvement in career and professional development events, activities and programs
Collaborates with campus partners and colleagues in the Watson School
The Director supervises professional and student staff, oversees current operations/financials and establishes data driven strategies and plans to continue to improve and enhance the impact of the program. Measures include but are not limited to program effectiveness/utilization, student job placement, and alumni/employer engagement.
The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially historically underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character — shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life — promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities t...o engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.