Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,812 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.
Hamilton’s Maurice Horowitch Career Center employs a staff of nine and recently moved into a $1.1 million dollar newly-renovated office suite. With strong endorsement from the College’s trustees, president and senior staff, the Center is poised programmatically and resource-wise to offer a model career program to undergraduate liberal arts students.
In this exciting and unprecedented period of transition, Hamilton College is seeking to hire an enthusiastic career counseling professional to serve as an Assistant Director for Career Development. The Assistant Director position is a 9.5 month opportunity (.8 FTE) with an anticipated start date of July 1st. Review of resumes and cover letters will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Reporting to the Senior Associate Director, the Assistant Director will provide counseling and internship advising to underclass students through individual appointments and group sessions as well as help manage a growing internship program.
The Assistant Director will have special focus in working with undecided students who are looking to obtain career-related experiences. This will include, but is not limited to:
• Helping students assess their skills, interests, values.
• Working with students to obtain occupational information and explore career interests.
• Presenting career skills and strategies workshops.
• Advising students in their search for career-related experiences.
• Coordinate Hamilton’s Summer Internship Funding program.
• Assist with managing other programs and resources related to summer internships.
• Master’s degree in counseling, higher education administration, student affairs or a related field.
• Experience working with college-age students, specifically in a college career center is a plus.
• An understanding of the developmental needs of college-age students and familiarity with a liberal-arts education.
• Exceptional listening, writing, editing and oral communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Experience working in web-based environment where use of various electronic technologies facilitates service delivery and student outreach.
• Equivalent combination of Education and experience will be considered.
Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.
Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.Posted 04/19/2012