Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Career/Employment Counseling or a closely related field preferred, and a minimum of three-five years (3-5) of work experience in college/university career services, in workforce development/employment and/or in sourcing college talent for an employer is required. Demonstrated experience effectively managing and developing new programs and/or initiatives is required. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with employers, administrators, faculty and students is required. Some evening and weekend work required.
- Knowledge of career development theory;
- Knowledge of the management job search;
- Knowledge of career assessment tools (FOCUS II) and ability to interpret results with students and alumni;
- Knowledge of best practices in workforce development and working with business sector employers;
- Knowledge of various administrative software applications and programs, including Microsoft Office;
- Knowledge of and ability to work with diverse student populations to effectively prepare them for employment;
- Ability to plan and manage multiple projects simultaneously and balance priorities;
- Ability to manage complex tasks under time constraints, while maintaining strong attention to detail;
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team capacity with a broad range of staff to accomplish departmental, program and university goals;
- Ability to approach the position in a results-oriented sense of responsibility, collegiality and collaboration;
- Ability to work under pressure and under tight timeframes and deadlines;
- Ability to use independent judgment, work with discretion and be entrusted with confidential information;
- Ability to manage major projects from development to implementation;
- Ability to evaluate programs and collect and analyze data;
- Strong oral and written communication skills;
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the capacity to work cooperatively with a wide range of individuals;
- Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills;
- Strong commitment to student success customer service.
The University of Massachusetts Boston is committed to providing a safe and secure environment that is supported by qualified employees for all of its students, faculty and staff to carry out the University's teaching, research and public service missions. As a condition of employment, the University will conduct appropriate background check reviews. For more information, please see the University of Massachusetts Boston campus policy and procedures for employee background reviews:
Please apply online with your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional work references.
- Professional Union.
- Full time. Benefited.
- Unrestricted funding.
- Grade 31 (see link below for salary chart).
Only Internal Professional Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 7 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
Closing date for applications: May 30, 2017.
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