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Assistant Director, Career Coaching & Programs
Auburn University

Date Posted Aug. 16, 2022
Title Assistant Director, Career Coaching & Programs
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Engineering Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Student Services

Job Summary
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s Office of Career Development and Corporate Relations (CDCR) seeks candidates for a Assist Director, Career Coaching & Program. This position will oversees all individual and group career coaching activities. Promotes signature programs related to career counseling and professional development to create the next generation of engineers capable of long-term success in a wide variety of career fields. Serves as an integral member of the Career Development and Corporate Relations.

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Essential Functions
Leads and implements the direction of individual & group career coaching and program delivery to align with CDCR strategic goals including development and assessment of short-term and long term goals and objectives.

Directs coordination of career programs, seminars, workshops, class presentations, and events related to professional development, job and internship searches, networking and personal branding, resume writing, interview skills, and job offer negotiation.

Serves as a liaison to university stakeholders such as the Office of Career Discovery and Success, college administrators, and departments. Conducts department, student services, and student organization outreach to promote career development programs and services; coordinates career development presentation requests.

Hires, trains, coaches, supervises, and evaluates professional and graduate assistant staff; responsible for ensuring the training and development needs of personnel are met.

Promotes and monitors student engagement in career development and coaching services; examines program impact on student outcomes and adapts career development coaching and programming services based on student outcome needs and impact. Develops surveys and other data collection tools in support of this activity.

Provides individual and group career coaching for students and/or alumni regarding stages of the career development process including self-assessment, career exploration and decision-making, internship / job search materials and implementation, and job offer and salary negotiation.

Conducts assessment of career development coaching appointments and programs.

Provides input to the team to engage employers through interface of programs, employer visits, and position listings based on student disciplines and areas of interest.

Serves as liaison to engineering alumni council activities as it relates to career development programming.

Serves as a point of contact for employer and alumni on-campus visits related to student career development programs; facilitates student and employer program engagement.

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