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Subject :Associate Director/Career Consultant - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Associate Director/Career Consultant - Career and Professional Development Center-2012355
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA


Job Summary
The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) is Carnegie Mellon University’s centralized career services center providing a comprehensive range of services, programs and materials focusing on career exploration and decision-making, professional development, experiential learning and employment assistance to meet today’s evolving and growing workplace and student goals of finding satisfying work.

Are you someone who is passionate about making a positive impact? Our CPDC department is seeking an Associate Director/Career Consultant to work with graduate students within the College of Engineering (CIT) at CMU. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated top performer with higher education and/or industry experience to demonstrate knowledge in a dynamic role within one of the most respected schools in the world.

In this role, you will work closely with the existing CPDC team serving technical graduate students and focus on career development initiatives for students within various departments within the College of Engineering. The connected culture between the CPDC and the College of Engineering allows for the opportunity to meet the students where they spend their time, and to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You will build and grow positive relationships, not only with students, but also with department heads, academic advisors, faculty, and employers. CMU retains students from diverse backgrounds, so cultural sensitivity and competencies are critical to this position.

Your primary responsibilities include:
•Assisting students in assessing their career goals, building job search strategies, developing resumes, and practicing interviewing skills
•Creating, organizing and presenting career-related programs, workshops, job fairs
•Cultivating potential and developing existing relationships with employers to understand industry trends and recruiting needs

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within CPDC. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

•In depth understanding and application of college student development theories, career development theories, and/or counseling theories strongly preferred
•In depth understanding and/or experience with recruitment practices strongly preferred
•Analytical, organizational, reasoning, and problem solving skills required
•Excellent oral and written communication skills – especially in communicating to audiences from different cultures, time management and planning skills required
•Ability to work independently on projects and function competently in a team environment required
•Experience working in higher education and/or recruiting setting strongly preferred
•Experience in Handshake CRM software, online content delivery programs (ex: Canvas, Blackboard) and social media acumen preferred
•Some travel may also be required for employer outreach and development

We will begin review of applications immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Applications containing a resume and letter of interest will be given top consideration.

More Information
Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at:

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

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Job Function: Administration / Management

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh

Time Type: Full Time


Minimum Education Level: Master's Degree or equivalent

Budgeted Base Pay: negotiable

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