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Listing No. 83050 posted on 15 Nov (Expires on 15 Dec)

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Director of Career Development.  The Director of Career Development is responsible for the management of a comprehensive career development program and the supervision of staff that provides services to the students, graduates, and alumni. These services include career guidance counseling, help with job searches, assistance with employment applications, assessment tests, and resume writing advice. Additionally, the Director must tap into the surrounding community to network with local businesses to build relationships and remain cognizant of job opportunities as well as an understanding of the “ideal candidate” for these opportunities.
 
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of one-year experience working in a supervisory role.  Experience recruiting, staffing, and career coaching. Excellent communication, leadership, and management skills providing career literacy and counseling services. Ability to develop and oversee experiential learning opportunities (e.g., internships, prior learning assessments, service learning). Demonstrated capability to grow and cultivate relationships with existing employer contacts, key campus stakeholders and external corporate partners. Must be self-motivated, goal oriented and have a sense of urgency. Well-developed oral, written and telephone communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Ability to handle a high-pressure environment with significant timeline pressures. Ability to work independently and with a team as well as with various constituents. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Ability to create and maintain relationships and trust. Desire to help others achieve their goals. Ability to quickly master computer applications. Excellent customer service skills including the ability to effectively follow up and follow through. Ability to conduct business with attention to ethical considerations, institutional policies and procedures, employment law and accreditation guidelines. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
 
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
 
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and three references, and be submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/98944.  Questions may be directed to Molly Matthews at mmmatthews@smcm.edu.
 
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
 
Visit our website: www.smcm.edu/hr
  • Listing No.
  • 83050
  • Company Name
  • St. Mary's College of MD
Employment Sector State Government
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  • County
  • St. Mary's County
  • City
  • St. Mary's City
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