Assistant Program Director of Student Employment Services (Career Services Consultant)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 297644
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (IN-UCOL-IUINA)
IUPUI is an urban campus. We are committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek candidates who seek to understand different perspectives and cultures, who can actively contribute to a work climate where differences are valued and supported, and who are sensitive to cultural norms, expectations and ways of communicating. We hope to identify individuals who can assist us in dismantling racism and other oppressions so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.
The Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) serves as the catalyst for enhancing the quality of the undergraduate student experience while promoting on-time graduation for all undergraduate students at IUPUI. Three units report up to the Division: University College, Honors College and the Institute for Engaged Learning.
The Office of Student Employment's mission is to support the Division of Undergraduate Education by empowering students to pursue and to succeed in meaningful, academically relevant college work experiences that enhance both academic and professional growth. The offices serves all enrolled undergraduate students, supports on-campus supervisors and works to build employment pipelines to Indianapolis employers. Through many programs and initiatives, student employment is a strong retention and engagement tool strongly valued in the IUPUI experience.
As part of the Division of Undergraduate Education, University College and the Office of Student Employment (OSE), this position will manage the use of reporting technology, publications and other means of information dissemination to support the success of students as it pertains to student employment. This role coordinates all technology-related programs and services for the Office of Student Employment. This position provides leadership and coordination for all assessment activities and generate all reports that demonstrate the impact of students work experiences to learning and retention connections, the number of IUPUI students working for on-campus employers, and showcase the impact of student employment experiences on IUPUI students. Additionally, this position works with two large scale OSE program initiatives that aim to provide academic and high impact work experiences for students. From budget oversight, marketing, training and orienting site supervisors, to assessment of program success, this role has complete project management responsibility for these initiatives. Oversight of marketing, website structure and social media presence through the supervision and training of student interns is a focus of this position.
Assists with professional and career development of students and alumni through career assessments, exploration, decision-making, goal setting, and planning. Focuses efforts on resume building, interview skill development, mock interview, and job search preparation and navigation; graduate school application and interview preparation through counseling appointments and consultations.
Develops and delivers workshops on career development which include networking strategies, interviewing, resume and cover letter writing skills, portfolio development, and using the internet for career search.
Supports faculty and students with career exploration, internships, job shadow experiences, presentations, and facilitation of resources available for career development.
Serves on various community and institutional committees to build partnerships across the university and among comparable universities to build knowledge base.
Assists in the process of collecting and tracking data for office assessment purposes. Utilizes data to assist in the creation of office objectives and goals to meet the needs of the student population.
Works through issues with a variety of stakeholders: students, employers, alumni, and faculty. Identifies and capitalizes on connections between groups of stakeholders and leverage those connections in unique ways through events and interactions
May provide guidance and delegate administrative tasks to other career services staff.
May make process recommendations for improved operational efficiency.
Bachelor's degree in business or a related field
Master's degree in a related field
2 years in career consulting or a related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Counseling skills, program development skills, understanding of college student success, knowledge of career development services in higher education, ability to interpret career assessments
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Potential for a hybrid on-campus/remote work schedule
Annual Estimated Salary: $42,800 - 47,800
We are proud to offer a full range of amazing benefits to help our employees and their families to get and stay healthy, meet educational goals, build long-term financial security, and more. These benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
Life, Disability, and Accident Insurance
Health Savings Account with Employer Contribution
Tax Saving Accounts
Retirement Plans with Employer Contribution
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.