Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
About the College
The College of Education, Criminal Justice, Human Services, and Information Technology (CECH) is dedicated to making a difference in our communities through outreach, academic programs, and community partnerships. Our students and faculty work side-by-side with educators, athletic directors, community wellness experts, cybersecurity analysts, and local, state and federal law enforcement officials. We value experiential learning as an important element of our degree programs. Current research is incorporated into every course to ensure our graduates are prepared to address the most urgent challenges of our society.
About the Student Services Center
The CECH Student Services Center is home to our college's undergraduate academic advisors, as well as our college's Student Success Team, including retention specialists and our embedded mental health counselor.
As part of the CECH Student Success Team, the Assistant Director for Career Development will develop and lead a broad spectrum of career services and programming to facilitate the experiential learning and post-graduation employment objectives of CECH students and programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
The ideal candidate for the Assistant Director position should possess a strong ability to take initiative and think creatively in order to develop innovative strategies and programming to support student and program career development needs.
Standard Days Worked: M-F Type of Appointment: Full-Time (12 Months) Work Location: Hybrid. Office location is 360 Teachers-Dyer Complex. Position is eligible for 40% remote work.
Design, develop and implement career development programs, services, and resources to support the career readiness of CECH undergraduate and graduate students. Track and analyze career related data aimed at measuring outcomes and program effectiveness.
Collaborate with the four CECH schools to develop curriculum and programming that prepares students for the job market, including developing skills necessary to navigate the "hidden curriculum" of academia.
Partner with schools to ensure PhD graduates are prepared for employment both inside and out of academia.
Host workshops and collaborate with faculty on in-class, career focused presentations.
Cultivate and sustain strong employer and alumni partnerships through community outreach efforts. Tracks/collects employment statistics of college graduates.
Develop relationships with employers and industry professionals to expand opportunities for internships, job shadowing, and post-graduation employment.
Provide internship/co-op assistance for students.
Assist in the planning and execution of career, internship and co-op fairs.
Stay current with trends and best practices in career development, higher education, and employment in relevant industries.
Perform related duties based on college needs.
Three (3) years of relevant work experience
Additional Qualifications Considered
Master's degree in education, counseling, or related field.
Demonstrated experience developing and delivering career programming and career advising services to students in higher education.
Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations, including underserved and international students, with sound equity and inclusion practices for student success.
Solutions oriented with a drive for innovation and a spirit of collaboration.
Ability to prioritize, organize, plan, and follow-up on multiple tasks and projects
Comfortable with the use of technology (e.g., Handshake, etc.) and open to learning new systems and technology as needed
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include:
Cover letter of interest
Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.
Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered for the position.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $50,000 - $55,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.