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Rider University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Career Development & Success who will partner with the Executive Director of Career Development & Success on strategic planning, goal setting, budget planning and annual reports related to Career Development & Success (CDS) and the Enriched Career Experience (ECE) initiative. This position will focus on the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and Westminster College of the Arts (WCA) which includes Westminster Choir College and the School of Fine and Performing Arts.
Specifically, the individual will be responsible for:
providing leadership in developing, coordinating and managing programs, processes and objectives for Career Development & Success and the Enriched Career Experience initiative and an employer relations strategy aligned with CLAS and WCA;
directing the external relations and recruiting programs with employers seeking to hire talent by proactively developing and implementing strategies designed to increase employment opportunities for Rider students and alumni;
participating in career development programs coordinated by Career Development & Success including workshops, on campus recruiting, meetings, and other special projects; and
acting as point person for all Career Development & Success communications.
Master's degree in counseling, education, or a related field of study
Five years of relevant professional experience in career development, professional development, career coaching, human resources or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong ability to manage productive relationships with multiple stakeholders
Skilled presenter with strong writing and editing skills
Strong organization, strategic planning, and problem-solving skills
Ability to develop and manage projects and processes
Some experience in marketing, branding, and communications
Demonstrated commitment to diversity
Knowledge of liberal arts, fine arts and music
Knowledge of science and social sciences disciplines
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint & database management
Ability to work evenings and weekend when needed
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.
Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."