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Director of Career Education

Company:
Williams College
Job Location:
Williamstown, Massachusetts
Category:
Career Development and Services
Opening Details

The '68 Center for Career Exploration at Williams College seeks exceptional candidates to oversee our Education Career Community, manage a talented advising team, and positively impact the lives of students. We welcome professionals who are passionate about working with undergraduates in a career exploration and education setting at one of the world's finest liberal arts colleges. Our mission says it all: "Prepare Williams students to explore and pursue their goals through comprehensive, individualized career education. We encourage all students to discover their interests, skills, and values so they can lead fulfilling and impactful lives." If you are as excited as we are to support students' career education then we invite you to apply to this remarkable role at Williams.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director of the '68 Center and sets the vision and future direction of the Advising team and Career Education Programs. The ideal candidate will be a natural leader and able to inspire a team by example, build strong cross-campus partnerships, and support student success in selecting internships, post-graduate employment, and/or graduate school.

Responsibilities

As the Director of the 68 Center's Career Education team, this position oversees the college's overall career advising program, which includes:
  • Manages advising team of 5 and sets the strategy for the overall Career Community and advising programs.
  • Develops the '68 Center's Career preparation curriculum to help undergraduates explore their options through a comprehensive suite of early engagement services and programs.
  • Collaborates closely with first and second year Deans, cross-campus partners, and others to ensure the learning objectives for Career Education programs.
  • Regularly assesses programs quantitatively and qualitatively while contributing to a data-informed culture and decision making.
  • Supports the greater '68 Center and division goals.
Qualifications
  • BA/BS and five years of relevant experience required. Experience could be in career services or in a related advising capacity such as counseling, recruiting, human resources, a Dean's office, or other higher education or industry settings. Masters Degree preferred.
  • Supervisory and leadership experience are required, including a track record of leading a high functioning team.
  • Compelling communication, relationship building, project management, and team-oriented skills are essential.
  • Ability to balance a portfolio of projects and programs while effectively overseeing others who are doing the same.
Pay range is from $80,000 to $90,000, commensurate with experience. Job band 2-C. Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with boosteror approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons withdisabilitiesare provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview processplease feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email athr@williams.edu.
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