Assistant Director, Career Education- Hybrid - 43388-1A

Updated: Nov 8, 2022
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: CAREER PATHWAYS

Job Opening ID: 43388
Reports To: Director, Career Education
Working Title: Assistant Director, Career Education
Department: Career Pathways
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 004516
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine- Hybrid
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
 
Position Summary:
 
The Division of Career Pathways is an environment that celebrates diversity of background and experience and one that leverages the unique talents and strengths of staff to achieve greater employee satisfaction, higher productivity, and innovation. We strive to be a place where staff feel that they are equitably treated, respected, heard, valued, and enabled to do their best work while contributing to organization’s mission and vision.
 
Utilizing a theoretical understanding of career development, provides directs student services to UCI students and alumni on a full range of career processes including career planning, setting career goals, decision making, and improving job search competencies. Provide in-person (on-campus) and virtual (via Zoom and phone) career advisement to students//alumni through individual appointments, group advising, and drop-in sessions. Help UCI students in understanding their interests, values, skills, and personalities and understand how these factors relate to career satisfaction and choices. Use standard quantitative and qualitative assessments to help UCI students assess career goals. Support UCI students with decision making, goal setting, action planning and identifying internal/external obstacles to obtaining goals. Through liaison work, builds relationships and provides guidance to UCI departments, schools and campus units on providing resources to meet students’ career needs. Research, evaluate and update written and electronic career and educational resources. Plan, coordinate, deliver, and assess workshops and other small-and large-scale programming in ways that are engaging, culturally conscious, and effective. Serve as the lead for career advising workshops, seminars, career groups, panels, and other specialized career education programs. Engage the employer and UCI alumni community to participate in career related programming. Participate in weekly training, supervision, and team meetings.
 
Compensation Range:
 
$53,500.00 - $60.990.00
 
Department Website:
 
Required:
 
Master’s degree in counseling or related field OR the equivalent combination of bachelor’s degree and relevant experience.
 
Knowledge of employment information and career planning resources for client use, including job search. Skill in working independently and creatively to follow through on assignments in a timely manner and with minimal direction. Knowledge of principles of employment techniques such as the teaching of creative job search strategies, interviewing skills and resume preparation. Able to relate to a broad variety of individuals’ backgrounds and should be familiar with affirmative action principles and goals. Must possess knowledge of methods and techniques to facilitate student outreach activities. Possess ability to work as a lead person in developing and implementing career development programs involving collaborative arrangements with professional colleagues and stakeholders. Demonstrated program development and event coordination experience. Ability to critique resumes, cover letters, (occasionally curriculum vitae and teaching philosophies) and other application materials. Ability to implement individual and group career advising skills applicable to undergraduate and graduate students. Ability to collaborate effectively with a variety of stakeholders, such as campus staff, faculty, student groups, and employers. Ability to manage multiple projects; strong planning and organization skills. Understanding of the career needs and employment trends of undergraduate and graduate students in different disciplines as well as the ability to help students heading to both academic and non-academic careers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to appropriately represent the University and its students to the employment community. Must be able to effectively present workshops and updates to an audience. Must be able to create web and email content for a mass audience. Must be able to employ political acumen to craft sensitive correspondence and reports for stakeholders.

 
Special Conditions Required:
 
Ability to travel and valid California driver’s license required. Occasional evening work and weekend work required.

 
Conditions of Employment
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].
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