Director Career Services

US-AZ-Tempe
Company
University of Phoenix
Job Family
Marketing
Virtual Eligible
No
Requisition ID
2017-9277
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

The Director of Career Services provides strategic leadership for the Career Development and Employer Relations components of the Phoenix For Life program both internally and externally. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Provide vision, strategic planning and implementation of the university career development function that serves alumni and current students.
  • Provide vision, strategic planning and implementation of the university employer relations strategy, with a focus on obtaining and growing employer relationships that result in exceptional graduate career outcomes. 
  • Represent the University externally and manage high-level partnerships. 
  • Select, train, and manage a team of high-performing, highly engaged employer relations and career development professionals.
  • Collaborate with Academic and Operations leaders to integrate career development and employer hiring processes throughout the student experience. 
  • Ensure accurate and complete reporting and assessment of career development and employment related data. 
  • Oversee related technology solutions, websites and contact strategies.
  • Manage budget of the function under the direction of the VP of Career Services & Alumni Engagement.
  • Approximately 25% travel will be required.

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Qualifications

Basic Requirements:
• Master's degree in related discipline
• Six years of successful experience in career services and employer relationship management.
• Proven experience in obtaining and managing high level partnership relationships.

Additional Qualifications:
• Ability to obtain confidence and support of key university leaders.
• Ability to provide staff leadership to support team/university goals and objectives.
• Ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents including students, employers, alumni, faculty, and staff.
• Possess a dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written and oral communication skills.

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