Assistant Director of Career Services

Job Locations US-NY-New York
TUNY - New York School of Career & Applied Studies
Position Type
Schedule Shift
9a.m. - 5:30p.m.
Hours Per Week
As needed
Academic/Program Support
FLSA Status


The assistant director offers individual career counseling, internship, and job-search advising to students and alumni, develops and presents workshops, and develops positive relationships with students, employers, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents. The assistant director also serves as primary administrator of career services' technology systems, and provides leadership and assistance in web-based technology, data collection, management, and reporting


Career Counseling

  • Assists students in clarifying academic and career goals through individual career counseling.
  • Administers and interprets career inventories (e.g., MBTI, COPS, and LVI).
  • Assists students in using career resource library and finding information on the web.
  • Participates in the design and delivery of career-related workshops, programs, and panels.
  • Helps students develop and refine resume writing, LinkedIn profile, interviewing, and job-search skills.
  • Develops and delivers workshops and career-related programs, including new initiatives on how best to use the Internet for career discovery/job-search purposes.
  • Assists in the planning, execution, and promotion of virtual and in-person Career Fairs
  • Assists with the planning and promotion of the career services office to students, alumni, faculty, and employers through a wide array of marketing efforts.
  • Assists with the updating of existing marketing materials and/or development of new materials.
  • Serves as liaison to student groups, clubs, and organizations.


  • Develops and manages career services' Internet presence. Acts as liaison with IT department, designs/maintains career services' web page, and supports the student life web editors as needed.
  • Compiles and distributes information weekly on full-time employment, internships, and part-time employment via e-mail to all interested students and alumni.
  • Supervises student worker(s) on Internet and technology issues including web page maintenance and updates.
  • Advises Director in the selection process for acquisition of career-related software and department technology-related issues.
  • Provides training to professional and student staff on effective use of educational and administrative information systems.
  • Assists staff in design of database management systems, including policies and procedures for data collection and management.
  • Develops and/or improves mechanisms for tracking and reporting data/statistics, for both internal and external audiences.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Serves on various college committees as assigned.
  • Evening and weekend attendance at college functions as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Career Services or Deans.


Education/ Experience

  • Master's degree in student personnel or related field preferred
  • Minimum of two years of experience in career development and/or job-search counseling
  • Proficiency with personal computers, related hardware/software, web page maintenance and development
  • Experience with database management and career services-related software including Handshake

 Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Strong student advocacy with proven ability to work with a diverse population
  • Excellent project follow-through ability
  • Team-building skills focused on student interaction/relationships
  • Analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • A thorough understanding of the liberal arts
  • Polished presentation skills
  • A positive attitude with a sense of humor

Maximum Salary

USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $56,000.00/Yr.


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