Associate Director of Career Services

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Monday- Thursday 9AM-5:30PM, Friday 9AM-3PM
Hours Per Week
As needed
Academic/Program Support
FLSA Status


The Associate Director of Career Services serves as the primary administrator of career services, technology systems, and provides leadership and assistance in web-based technology, data collection, management, and reporting. This role 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.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the career services at LAS.
  • 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 in the planning, execution, and promotion of virtual and in-person Career Fairs.
  • Assists with the updating of existing marketing materials and/or development of new materials.

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.
  • 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 Executive Director of Career Services 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

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education administration, or related field preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in career development and/or job search counseling required.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Proficiency with personal computers, related hardware/software, web page maintenance and development.
  • Experience with database management and career services-related software including Handshake.
  • Strong student advocacy with proven ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Excellent project follow-through ability.
  • A positive attitude and team-building skills focused on student interaction/relationships.
  • Analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • A thorough understanding of the liberal arts.
  • Polished presentation skills.

Maximum Salary

USD $85,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $68,000.00/Yr.


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