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The director of career services supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the college and department of student life.
- Supports and abides by all rules, regulations, and guidelines of the college and serves as an appropriate role model for students at all times.
- Carries out the mission of the career services office. Provides career counseling and referrals to assist students with the career development process, including clarifying objectives and obtaining occupational information.
- Provides career planning assistance through appointments with individuals, online assistance, and regularly scheduled workshops with groups.
- Provides instruction to career planning in college experience classes.
- Establishes and maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with students, alumni, faculty, employers, and the general public. Initiates contact with employers.
- Assists students with career development and planning process, including obtaining information on companies, current opportunities for employment and hiring practices, and making the transition from school to career.
- Plans and implements job fairs and on-campus recruiting events.
- Distributes information on internships, summer jobs, and local part-time jobs.
- Provides and updates computer software and library resources.
- Maintains online recruitment system and works closely with webmaster to maintain/update career services web site.
- Promotes career services to students, alumni, and employers through a variety of marketing efforts.
- Establishes office policies and procedures, prepares regular reports, and collects and analyzes data relevant to the career planning and placement of students and alumni.
- Assists in the development of a budget, supervises expenditures, and maintains fiscal responsibility.
- Supervises graduate interns.
- Attends student life staff meetings and training events.
- Fulfills other duties as assigned by the vice president for student life.
The director of career services must have a Master’s or doctorate degree and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) certification and/or a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification.