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Assistant Director of Career Services

Company: Ocean County College Inc
Location: Toms River
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Assistant Director of Career Services Position Type Education/Teaching/Administration FLSA Exempt About Ocean County College

For more than 50 years, Ocean County College, a public two-year college, has continued to provide value added higher education instruction to over 10,000 students annually. With more than 50 academic programs offering options for students to continue their studies and earn a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree through a variety of partnerships with several prominent colleges in New Jersey, the college continues to explore and expand new and innovative programs that can be completed on-line and on campus. Centrally located in Toms River, NJ, the campus spans over 275 beautiful acres within a coastal community that affords student, employees and area residents the opportunity to benefit from a variety of cultural, recreational, entertainment and educational enrichment amenities.

Information about the benefits provided to Ocean County College employees can be found at:

Please Note: At this time, the College does not provide work visa sponsorships. To be considered for employment at Ocean County College, applicants must be permitted to legally work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Career Services leads and directs the daily operations of career services and assigned personnel. The position develops, implements, and evaluates comprehensive career and employment services and programs for Ocean County College students at the Toms River Campus, Southern Education Center and online. In addition, this position provides OCC students with information and resources needed to make informed decisions regarding academic and career plans. This position will also be expected to adhere to compliance guidelines and training requirements associated with the Campus Security Act (CSA).

List of Essential Activities

  1. Provides leadership and directs the daily operations of career services and assigned personnel; prepares the annual operating budget and monitors monthly activity in all career services' accounts.

  2. Develops, implements, and evaluates comprehensive career and employment services and programs for the College; determines annual and ongoing priorities for career services and ensures the priorities align with the College's mission and strategic goals.

  3. Identifies student needs for information and advising on career planning, employment, transfer, and scholarships collaborates with designated college personnel and creates programs, services, and publications to meet those needs.

  4. Manages and oversees the coordination of student internships and externships; collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to develop experiential learning opportunities for OCC students.

  5. Develops and fosters relationships with external stakeholders for the purpose of expanding employment opportunities for students and alumni; also serves as a representative of the College with local employer organizations.

  6. Responds to inquiries from students, staff, faculty and community constituents about career and employment related issues and offers counseling services as necessary.

  7. Ensures the career services web pages, job database and communications are current personally or through designated staff members.

  8. Maintains primary responsibility for managing and expanding current career CRM.

  9. Participates in annual CSA compliance training and adheres to the guidelines of the Campus Security Act when carrying out the duties of this position.

  10. Related projects and duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's Degree, ideally in business or related field.

  2. Four years of progressively responsible career counselling and/or student employment experience in a higher education environment that required the delivery of excellent advising and student service skills. 3. Proven track record of attaining established student career placement goals.

  3. Two years of supervisory, project or team leadership experience.

  4. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, a student database system and online sites and platforms; ability to independently create detailed reports, documents, presentations and deliver basic training on required software and systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree

  2. Additional certifications or other career/employment credentials

ADA Selection Definitions ADA Selection Definitions ADA Selection Sedentary ADA Definitions

Sedentary Work: Involves occasional (defined as one third or less of the time) lifting of no more than 10 pounds at a time. Work is performed primarily in a seated position and entails no significant stooping, standing, climbing, walking, etc. Many sedentary jobs require good use of the hands and fingers for repetitive hand-finger actions. Working conditions occur within low to moderate noise levels related to use of standard office or classroom equipment.

Hours 40 Hours If other, please specify Work Days Mon - Fri Duration Type Annual - 12 months Duration of Employment Salary $50,400- $67,200/ year, depending on experience EEO Statement Summary

Ocean County College is an EEO/AA employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification.

Posting Number S674PT Desired Start Date Open Date 05/07/2021 Close Date 06/04/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Keywords: Ocean County College Inc, Brick , Assistant Director of Career Services, Other , Toms River, New Jersey

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