Associate Director, Career Center

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Northridge
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Student Services, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

At CSUN we aspire to continually grow as an inclusive, cooperative community! 

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. As a leader you will have the opportunity to thrive in a community in which our leaders share common traits as identified in our Leadership Principles https://www.csun.edu/leadership-principles. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.

 

Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Director of the Career Center the Associate Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Employer Relations and Career Readiness units of the department. The incumbent provides strategic leadership for developing, implementing, and evaluating recruiting systems, programs, and events to connect students, faculty, and alumni with employers.

  • Manages the employment services and career readiness team and the employer advisory board, strategically enhances job and experiential learning opportunities, and recruitment and hiring activities for students and recent alums.
  • Monitors workforce trends and manages a dynamic, student-centered career readiness program.
  • Oversees first-destination data gathering, analysis, and reporting and serves as Administrator in Charge in the director's absence and has budget oversight for employer relations-related activities.
  • As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university’s vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field. Master’s degree in Career, College Counseling, College Student Personnel Services, Human Resources, or related degree, preferred.
  • Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience; with two of the five years in a managerial role preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, plan, develop, and implement a structured, comprehensive, and dynamic Career Readiness Program.
  • Ability to maintain relationships with local, state, regional, national, and international employers to create pathways for CSUN students to secure internships and employment.
  • Ability to contribute to departmental strategic plans, operational goals, and student learning outcomes, assessment process, and annual reports.
  • Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
  • Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.

 

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
  • The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $90,000 - $96,500 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
  • The position is currently hybrid (4 days in office, 1 day remote); however, this is subject to change based on student and/or operational needs.

 

General Information

  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • Applications received through February 26, 2024, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, covered military and veteran status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

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