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Assistant Director for Career Development

The Heller School at Brandeis University
Job Title: Assistant Director for Career Development
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December 31st, 2017
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The Heller School at Brandeis University is looking to hire an Assistant Director for Career Development who will be responsible for providing professional career counseling to domestic and international graduate students and alumni, coordinating career development programming and creating relevant resources.  Through marketing and leveraging personal, professional and Heller contacts, the Assistant Director will cultivate and maintain relationships with private, non-profit, multinational, non-governmental and humanitarian organizations around the globe.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting Heller graduate students and alumni through one-on-one and group counseling sessions and development of career/professional development resources.
  • Develops, coordinates, delivers and assesses career programs and workshops and their related learning outcomes.
  • Responsible for identifying, building and maintaining relationships with potential employers and fellowship/internship/practicum sponsors.  Assist in designing and implementing professional development employer events including: on and off site employer briefings, career fairs and professional development forums.
  • Assists Career Development Senior Assistant Dean with ongoing Career Development Center programming, organizational systems, reporting, database maintenance and administrative needs.


Ability to counsel, advise and support students from diverse cultures

Excellent written and verbal communications skills, specifically possessing strong professional/business writing and editing abilities

Capacity to plan, organize and lead workshops and career related programming

Outstanding interpersonal skills, with an ability to work well with administrators, faculty, and staff; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, with a high capacity for multi-tasking, time management and prioritization. 

Must be cooperative and flexible as part of a team. Understanding of higher education communications issues and appreciation of academic culture helpful.

Must have excellent MS Office Suite skill and ability to learn user friendly database input and maintenance.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html.  Elect option for "External Applicant".   Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading.  Locate the desired job listing.  Click the job title and then Apply Now.

Closing Statement:

Brandeis University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.

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