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Assistant Director-Center for Career and Pre-Professional Development  « Position Deleted on 6/10/2013 »

Institution: Knox College
Location: Galesburg, IL
Category:
  • Admin - Career Counseling and Placement
Posted: 04/09/2013
Type: Full Time
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Knox College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of the Joseph and Diane Bastian Center for Career and Pre-Professional Development. This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Assistant Dean/Director of the Bastian Center for Career and Pre-Professional Development with an expected start date of July 1, 2013.

The Assistant Director will collaborate with the Director to provide direction, strategic planning and goal setting, programming, and delivery and evaluation of comprehensive career and internship services. The Assistant Director will engage alumni in providing networks and support to undergraduates; develop and cultivate internships and full-time opportunities with employers, alumni and parents; establish innovative programming to advance the career development of students; and serve as an integral team member in the Center. We seek an individual with vision and energy who will work collaboratively to create a forward-looking career services program for the 21st century.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, independent, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 students from 48 states and 51 countries. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all,regardless of race, gender, or financial means. The College recruits high ability students nationally and internationally who actively participate in shaping their residential experiences and stands out among its peers for the inclusion of first-generation, international, and historically underrepresented students in a culturally rich and vibrant campus community.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with at least three years of previous experience in a related field, Master's Degree preferred; exceptional interpersonal communication skills; ability to develop excellent rapport with students; demonstrated ability to create and conduct educational programs or workshops to facilitate learning and ability to work independently. Experience with and knowledge of career services, student development theory, student advisement or student services is highly desired.

To apply, send cover letter and resume including contact information for three professional references, Applicant Information Form, Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form (forms may be found at www.knox.edu) to Barbara Schulze, 2 East South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401 or bschulze@knox.edu. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.