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Senior Associate Director, Career Center

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 1,850 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.

Position Summary:

This position will include broad responsibilities in three areas:  (i) develop a full implementation plan for the College’s new Hamilton Career Network, a program designed to encourage and facilitate alumni and parent engagement with students regarding career exploration and development; (ii) develop and support strategic programming involving alumni/parent participation; (iii) and coach and counsel students interested in business, sales & marketing, consulting and finance.  Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, this position will be a member of the Career Center’s senior leadership team and require strong collaboration with the Counseling and Employer Relations programs.


A master’s degree in business, higher education or related field plus five years’ experience in either career development or recruiting OR a bachelor’s degree with seven years’ experience working in business.  The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years’ experience evidencing increasing responsibility in either career development or business.

In addition we will require:

  • excellent written and especially oral communications
  • demonstrated strategic planning and project management skills
  • demonstrated relationship management skills
  • demonstrated ability to coach, counsel and/or mentor liberal arts students
  • the ability to work with high-level executives and hiring managers in business, consulting and finance as well as with students from widely diverse backgrounds


Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to apply@hamilton.edu. 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 11/05/2013
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