Associate Director, Alumni Career Services and Externships

Carlisle, PA - Posted on: Tuesday 06/14/16

Description

Position Information

Posting Number S00414
Position Title Associate Director, Alumni Career Services and Externships
Working Title
Position Number
Pay Grade Sr Administrator Contributor b
Position Type Administrative/Exempt

Division and Department Information

Division Student Development
Department Career Center-Office

Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Provide career counseling and programming to the alumni population. Facilitate connections between alumni and students and alumni-to-alumni. Educate all parties on their roles and responsibilities in these processes. Provide coordination and collaborative support to Alumni and Parent Engagement and Advancement. Manage the Dickinson LinkedIn Community of 7,000 members. Manage all aspects of the January Externship program, including solicitation of alumni and parents, promotion of opportunities, and appropriate tracking and reporting of outcomes. Provide career counseling appointments and programs for current undergraduates.

Duties include:
  • Provide approximately 200 one-on-one career counseling appointments to Dickinson alumni annually. 
  • Principal responsibility for managing the College’s LinkedIn Community of 7,000 members. Monitor chats; facilitate connections; and educate all parties on appropriate use of the system.
  • Conceive and deliver career-related programming to the alumni population, including maintenance and development of alumni web pages on the Career Center website. Collaborate closely with Advancement, Alumni and Parent Engagement, and other stakeholders in these activities.
  • Facilitate connections between alumni and students and alumni-to-alumni. Educate all parties on their roles and responsibilities in these processes. Provide coordination and collaborative support to Alumni and Parent Engagement and Advancement. Give presentations on these topics to current students. Coordinate on- and off-campus networking opportunities.
  • Provide career counseling to current Dickinson students.
  • Manage the new January Externship program. Track placements for reporting purposes and manage relationships with alumni, parents, Advancement and Alumni and Parent Relations.
  • Creation of Externship Opportunities and Promotion to Students
    Develop positions through active solicitation of alumni and parents for short-term (2-3 week) internships for students to pursue during Winter Break. Advertise and promote opportunities to students and facilitate matching process.

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree required with at least 5 year’s experience working with alumni, graduate or undergraduate populations in an advising capacity. Excellent communication skills, particularly in public presentation.
Prior experience with educationally-related software.

Physical Demands

Work Schedule

Advertised Work Schedule
Number of hours/day 8
Number of hours/week 40
Proposed Start Date

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Application Review Begin Date
Is this a Temporary Position? No
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
If Full-Time, please specify 12 month full-time (52 weeks)
If Part-Time, please specify Not Applicable
EEO Statement

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CareerLink
    • Craigslist
    • CASE (Council for Advancement & Support of Education)
    • Consortium for Faculty Diversity
    • Employee Referral
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Jobs at Dickinson (http://jobs.dickinson.edu)
    • Monster Jobs (monster.com)
    • Newspaper/publication
    • Patriot News
    • Radio
    • Referral from Dickinson staff, faculty, friend or family member
    • Sentinel Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Yahoo Jobs
    • The Guide
    • ScholarlyHires.com
    • Other Website
    • Other
    • Inside Higher Ed

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To Apply:

Please visit https://jobs.dickinson.edu/postings/3204