The Assistant Director holds a dynamic role, balancing time worked directly with students, staff, faculty, and alumni. The person in this role serves as the lead coordinator for all career services on and off-campus programming. The Assistant Director also serves as a primary resource for students and young alumni seeking career/graduate school direction and advice.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required, plus 2 to 5 years’ experience.
Knowledge of office procedures and equipment (i.e. PCs, Office 365, Outlook, Handshake, and the like) 2. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to effectively express ideas orally and in writing. 3. Ability to understand and utilize new software. 4. Knowledge of the liberal arts. 5. Knowledge of interview techniques. 6. Execute timely communication with all parties. 7. Ability to develop and maintain alumni and corporate relationships.
The Career Services Office interacts with College staff, faculty, alumni, current students and business personnel. A clean and neat appearance and a pleasant relationship that is supportive of the College mission are essential. This relationship needs to be supportive and professional while maintaining confidentiality as needed.
Code of Commitment
Be a good representative of Hillsdale College to promote the liberal arts, the College’s original Articles of Association and operating principles stated in the Staff Code of Commitment. The Mission Statement should be considered in all aspects of the position. The teaching of Christian faith shall remain a conspicuous aim of the College.