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Associate Director of Professional Development

Posted: 08/14/2022

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Job no: 500692
Department: Farmer School of Business
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes


Job Title: Associate Director of Professional Development
Salary/Grade: Unclassified

Job Summary:
Farmer School of Business: Associate Director of Professional Development to be responsible for the execution of a comprehensive career development and employer relations program designed to prepare students for internships and full-time positions post-graduation.

Duties/Physical Demands:
Duties include and are not limited to:

  • Conduct individual career advising appointments, leads workshops and other program initiatives with business students to provide counseling related to professional development
  • and career guidance.
  • Assists with employer relations outreach and engagement to increase the number and quality of employers and job/internship opportunities available to business students.
  • Teach and design course curriculum for the Career Exploration course to business students.
  • Develops and maintains content featured on the Farmer School of Business Career Services website.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of career strategies for all business students.
  • Collaborate with academic advisors and the Center for Career Exploration and Success in efforts to provide cross functional knowledge to students regarding academic and career information.
  • Supervise student staff of 3 to carry out FSB Careers initiative and tasks related to office promotion, programming and peer coaching.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years full-time work experience in higher education, human resources, recruiting, a university career services office, a university student affairs division, a university academic advising department or other closely related field.
  • Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with significant experience related to professional development and career education, particularly within business schools as well as student advising/counselling at a college or university level; superior interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite software and internet applications; ability to work effectively and build relationships with a variety of stakeholders in different contexts, including potential employers, faculty, staff, alumni, and current employers; varied situations, requiring significant analysis and interpretation; problems also have multiple possible solutions; student advising is situational based on the needs of the students. This person needs to be flexible in providing guidance to meet those needs.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position and resume. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Michael Webb at

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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin August 31, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



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Advertised: 16 Aug 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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