Associate Director, Career Services - The Fletcher School

Tufts University Remote
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November 19, 2022
Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts

The Fletcher School at Tufts University is seeking an Associate Director, Career Services for the Office of Career Services (OCS). This office helps students build critical career preparation skills, define their goals and connect with employment opportunities. The office provides services to graduate students and alumni.

What You'll Do:

The Associate Director, Career Services provides guidance and insights to a diverse U.S./international graduate student body on career paths, job skills needed, job search strategizing, networking, application/resume review and interview preparation. This person will deliver services in both one-on-one and group settings.

Essential Functions:

  • Managing/designing/updating/teaching the Professional Development Program (PDP), a series of workshops required for graduation

  • Offering workshops on the job search process and sector-specific programming

  • Providing career development and job search coaching to all Fletcher students in one-to-one meetings, drop-in sessions and via email; Some job search coaching to alumni

  • Conducting employer outreach to organizations in assigned/designated sectors and relationship management with existing and new employers. This includes recruiting organizations to participate in two major career events

  • Other duties as assigned

What We're Looking For:

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of relevant post-graduate professional experience

  • Understanding of potential career opportunities and application processes among IGO’s (e.g., UN system), INGO’s, non-profit organizations, the public sector and private sector and/or willingness to learn about them

  • Proven ability to design and implement engaging instructional programs/workshops

  • Demonstrated experience developing and presenting information in a compelling way to individuals and groups

  • Demonstrated skill in connecting job applicants with resources and/or internship/full time opportunities

  • Computer proficiency and demonstrated experience in use of computer applications, online video platforms and other web-based technology

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, as well as facilitation and public speaking skills

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively on teams

  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within diverse communities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • Experience advising/coaching a diverse student population including both U.S. and international students

  • Curriculum design training

  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas), career services management platforms, and other technology as needed and/or willingness to learn them

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