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Director for Career Services
Post Date: 09/09/2019
Close Date: 11/09/2019
Valley City State University
101 College St SW; Valley City, ND 58072

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$30,000 - $49,999

Valley City, ND

Job Description:
Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the development of the strategic vision and daily operations of Career Services. The Director will develop data and goal driven programming, oversee university internship programs and prior learning assessments, develop strategic plans, manage the department budget, provide comprehensive career counseling, and implement multiple experiential education programs such as job shadowing and mentoring. The successful candidate will facilitate and strengthen employer relations, work with current career topic challenges, design and deliver communications and marketing, assess community workforce needs, and provide exemplary customer service. In addition, the Director will plan and implement college events such as job fairs, seminars and workshops, teach job search skills in several portfolio classes, assist with students deciding their major or career path, work with current students, alumni and the community, assist with the placement of students in part-time and permanent employment, and maintain an active process to ensure quality job opportunities are available for students and graduates.

$37,000 - $44,000. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA retirement, and tuition waiver benefits. More information available at http://www.vcsu.edu/employeeservices/benefits.

Application Information:
Preference given to applications received on or before September 23, 2019 and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Apply online: www.vcsu.edu/jobs.

Additional Information:
For ND Relay Services: http://www.relaynorthdakota.com/. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Valley City State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree, five years of related work experience, experience developing programs or initiatives, and demonstrated ability to develop relationships with businesses and/or nonprofit entities. Successful candidate must have a high-level ability to communicate (oral and written) to a broad and varied audience, demonstrated ability to interact and serve individuals from diverse backgrounds, and possess a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Student Affairs, Educational Leadership or related field; demonstrated knowledge of competencies in career development theory, individual and group counseling skills, assessment, program management and implementation, consultation, and supervision; demonstrated ability to collect, organize, and report data; experience creating, writing, and delivering career development materials, presentations and workshops; and knowledge of the emerging trends in undergraduate career development programming are preferred.

Contact Information:
For more information, or for accommodations contact: human.resources@vcsu.edu.
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