Assistant Director-Career Education

Posted: 05/05/17 | SHARE:


The Assistant Director reports to the Director of the Becker Career Center and supports the Center’s mission to provide effective educational programs and services to assist diverse students and alumni with their professional development. The Assistant Director is responsible for: providing career advising to students and alumni, developing and implementing career education programming including development and maintenance of resources, guides, and handouts, collaborating with the Director in establishing metrics for annual reporting and continuous improvement, engaging alumni and students in career education programming, and representing Union College and the Becker Career Center at consortia events and selected conferences. The AssistantDirector may also play an active role in the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN).


Master's degree in Student Personnel Administration or a related discipline required. Also required is knowledge of college student development, a strong desire to work with a diverse student population, excellent interpersonal skills including the presence and poise needed to interact and develop rapport with all constituencies, strong project, time management, computer and social media skills, and effective public speaking and presentation skills with the ability to positively influence on and off campus groups. Demonstrated familiarity with the internship and employment recruitment process is desirable. Must be willing to work occasional nights, weekends, and Holidays and possess a desire to attend student-related events of interest outside of working hours.


Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file. Please remember to include the Req. # 7346 and/or position title in the subject line. For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

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