Assistant Director - Career Education 7346

Becker Career Center

Full Time - Benefit Eligible | Grade E1 - Salary Commensurate with Experience |


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 Assistant Director 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 presentational 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 submit cover letter and resume. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only finalists will be notified.

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

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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