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Career Center Dir Asst/Experiential Edu

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Career Center Dir Asst/Experiential Edu
Requisition Number RE21785
Working Title Career Center Assistant Director - Experiential Education
Department Name 8Z421: Career and Academic Support
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 45
Salary Range $44,762-73,861/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MA

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Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None.

Physical Requirements

May require some lifting of light-weight objects; extended periods of sitting and/or standing at workstation; walking across campus to meetings/events.

Shift

Monday-Friday; 8:00 am 5:00 pm; and occasional evenings and weekends.

Job Summary

The primary purpose of this role is to support student career readiness through outreach to employers and the development of programs and services that support student matriculation into internships and other forms of experiential education, in addition to supporting the professional development and career exploration of students through advisement services. The Office of Experiential Education assists students in preparing to compete for internships, professional employment, and admission into graduate school by helping students connect with experiential education opportunities. This position will plan, implement, and conduct outreach workshops, presentations, and programs to educate and inform students, faculty members, staff members, and administrators about career programs, services, internships, undergraduate research programs, and other applied-learning opportunities. This individual will develop partnerships and work collaboratively with staff from Employer Relations and Community Partnerships in the Stuckert Career Center to expand interactions with public, private, and nonprofit employers to create and increase career-related experiential learning and employment connections for students across campus academic units. This position will indirectly supervise staff and student assistants from Employer Relations and Community Partnerships in the Stuckert Center. The Experiential Education position will be responsible for tracking, assessing, and evaluating efforts related to both credit-bearing and non-credit-bearing opportunities, including following guidelines and rules related to enrollment in experiential education course sections. This position will provide accurate data collection, documenting employer engagement in experiential learning and campus programs and events, e.g., internships, shadowing, co-ops, research, new jobs, and volunteer experiences. This position will create outcome reports and materials to reflect efforts, connections, and engagement. This position will perform other duties as needed to ensure the success of career services on behalf of UK, the Stuckert Career Center, its students, and alumni.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Extremely well organized with excellent follow-through ability. Effectively manage multiple tasks and competing priorities; experience in counseling, advising or teaching of students/adults on their career/professional development; ability to collaborate cross-functionally and to interface effectively with employers, students, alumni, faculty and university administrators; ability to embrace and drive change and to organize and manage multiple priorities, programs, and projects, both independently and in a team; proficient in the use of web-based software. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required; must demonstrate effective oral and written communication, program planning, presentation, and computer skills; ability to establish rapport and relate well to students, faculty, employers, and staff; ability to work with a diverse population of team members and constituents; willingness to work collaboratively with academic units; service-oriented approach; careful attention to detail.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Prefer a Masters degree in counseling, student personnel, human resources, higher education, communication, business administration, or related field; prefer a minimum of 3 years of experience working with college students; prefer 1-2 years experience in supervising; experience in college/university career services and/or in sourcing college talent for an employer (a minimum three years of experience is strongly desired).

Deadline to Apply 02/10/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2020-01-09 Expires: 2020-02-08

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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