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Assistant Director of Experiential Education | Columbia University - Military Veterans

at HERC - Metro New York & Southern Connecticut

Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: $61,500 - $68,000 The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Position Summary The Center for Career Education (CCE) helps undergraduate students and alumni develop the key competencies necessary to make informed decisions and take the necessary steps to achieve their career goals. The Center establishes connections and facilitates interaction among students, alumni, employers and organizations to generate opportunities that help students pursue their personal and professional objectives. CCE serves students in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies, and collaborates with the Career Centers in the other schools at Columbia University and its affiliated institutions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working closely with the Experiential Education team to develop internship programs for students from the five schools served by CCE. The incumbent will be required to oversee the implementation of programs and take primary responsibility for educating and informing students about the benefits of the programs. This will include offering information sessions to advertise and publicize opportunities, organizing and facilitating predeparture professional development events and encouraging all student participants to utilize the resources of the Center to find their next opportunity. They will also offer career counseling and practice interviews to all program participants. Responsibilities Work closely with the Associate Dean of Experiential Education to coordinate student involvement and participation in CCE internship programs. Develop a calendar of events to publicize opportunities, market the benefits of the programs and inform students about application processes. Along with the team, develop a program of pre-departure training for all participants. Act as the point of contact for students interested in CCE's internship programs. The Assistant Director will also be required to take responsibility for management of specific programs. Provide individual and group counseling to students engaged in or participating in experiential education programs. Work closely with student participants to help them secure future opportunities. Participate in the Center's daily 'quick question' rotation for career counseling as well as conduct one-on-one counseling appointments with students. Develop opportunities to market their experiences, within the Center, among the student body and the wider University community. Develop resources, print and on-line which highlight their experiences and market the benefits of the program. Develop assessments and analyze data and learning outcomes of the program. Work closely with the team to coordinate the process by which Columbia students are selected for CCE internship programs. Travel on behalf of CCE nationally and internationally to assist in the development of appropriate and mutually beneficial relationships between employers, educational institutions and Columbia. Perform other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. A minimum of 2-4 years related experience in career services, student affairs, graduate recruitment, university relations and/or marketing experience required. Desire to help students gain internship and other professional experiences; excellent career counseling and program development experience required. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work within a diverse, small team required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM strongly desired. Valid Driver's license and ability to travel on behalf of CCE to develop and maintain relationships with employers and alumni nationally and internationally. Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be reviewed Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in a relevant area preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

New York, NY

HERC - Metro New York & Southern Connecticut

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