Assistant Director of Career Development

Newport, Rhode Island - Posted on: Monday 06/30/14


Initiate and build relationships with new employers, foster current recruiting relationships, and increase the number and quality of job and internship leads for SRU undergraduates. This will require frequent phone and email communication, and personal contact with employers necessitating occasional travel within the New England states and New York metropolitan area.

Acquire competent knowledge of CSO operating system. Oversee on-campus interviewing and recruiting events. Generate and submit summary reports tracking the number of recruiting opportunities and outreach activity to employers and alumni.

Serve as SRU point person for consortium career events. Attend planning meetings, conduct employer outreach, develop marketing materials, coordinate student registration, and coordinate van transportation as needed.

Facilitate individual and group career advising sessions, assisting students with all aspects of the career development process including but not limited to résumé and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, and preparing to conduct a professional job/internship search.

Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with faculty members in assigned departments. Create and deliver presentations to educate students and faculty regarding the many essential services and resources available through the Career Development office.

Working with the Director of Career Development, collaborate with Alumni and Parent Program staff on identifying appropriate opportunities for connecting with and supporting the Salve Regina alumni population.

Manage several large scale career programs and recruiting events including Career Connections. Demonstrate initiative in developing new and innovative programs that will effectively serve students and engage alumni.

In collaboration with Career Development staff members, contribute content to website and social media platforms. Provide primary oversight for maintaining an effective online presence for the office, leveraging social media outlets to increase student contact and highlight activities, special events, and general career resources.


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