Sr. Manager Career Development

University of Phoenix
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Virtual Eligible
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The Senior Manager, Career Development provides innovative leadership, program development and administration of the career development component of the Phoenix For Life program. The mission of the Career Services and Alumni Engagement department is to provide career growth partnership, connections and personal growth benefits to students and alumni for life.


  • Provide leadership for the career development function and implement best-in-class career development processes, tools, and social media engagement to support it.
  • Create and implement a comprehensive career development process for the students and alumni of the university that is specific to occupation and experience level. 
  • Select, train, and manage a team of high-performing, highly engaged career coaches and career development professionals.
  • Facilitate reporting and assessment of career development processes. 
  • Design and integrate career development solutions into technology and websites. 
  • Work with academic, ground campus and operations leaders to train and integrate career development processes throughout the student experience. 
  • Collaborate with alumni engagement and employer relations leaders to infuse employer and alumni interaction into career services programming.
  • Create and implement online webinars and workshops that support the career development process. 
  • Work with Academics to infuse career development concepts into the academic curriculum.
  • Approximately 15% travel will be required.





Basic Requirements:

• Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling or related field.
• Five years of experience in higher education or related field with experience in career development and career counseling.

Additional Qualification's:

• Strong skills in organization and communication.
• Knowledge of career development practice.
• Ability to obtain confidence and support of key university leaders.
• Ability to provide staff leadership to support team/university goals and objectives.


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