Student Affairs - Assistant Director, Smith Career Center (Re-advertisement, June 2013)

Bradley University seeks an Assistant Director for the Smith Career Center to provide career planning advisement and full-time job and internship search assistance to students of the Foster College of Business.  This full-time position will also develop effective relationships with faculty from the Foster College of Business, including the MBA Program. 

The Assistant Director will:

  • Work one-on-one and in groups in advising students to reach their career goals.
  • Be expected to identify and develop relationships with employers to hire Bradley University students for internship and full-time career opportunities.
  • Assist with marketing to employers, conduct employer site visits, plan seminars, and coordinate special events for business students and employers. 
  • Participate in cross-collaboration teams within the career center.

A Bachelor’s degree and experience in career counseling, career services, human resources, or related field are required.  A Master’s degree in career counseling, career services, student affairs, human resources, or a related field is preferred. Demonstrated experience advising college students or clients pursuing business and/or experience with recruiting in a college setting and knowledge of career/employment and career development issues is also preferred. Qualified candidates must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation to conduct employer visits.  The successful candidate should possess superior skills in presentation development and delivery; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; work effectively with culturally diverse groups of people; demonstrate an ability to effectively work in a team setting; and successfully manage multiple high level tasks. 

Candidates should submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications for the position, current resume, and complete contact information for three professional references electronically to:  Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

The Smith Career Center is a centralized career center providing services to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. The Smith Career Center has an active campus recruiting program and hosts several career fairs each year.

Bradley University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal and fine arts, the sciences, business administration, communications, education, engineering, and the health sciences. A Bradley education emphasizes academic excellence, experiential learning and leadership development.  The residential campus of 6,000 students blends large school opportunities with a small school personality where there is a commitment to excellent teaching and personal attention to students.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from groups currently underrepresented on our campus.