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Carroll University
Waukesha, Wisconsin 

Posted 7/2/2018 

Carroll University has announced a national search for a new Provost/VPAA. Carroll’s new provost will be academically entrepreneurial as a leader, experienced as a teacher and scholar, accomplished as a strategic planner and implementer, consultative by nature, decisive in practice, and informed about the needs of the 21st century learner. As the chief academic officer, the provost will report to President Cindy Gnadinger and will be recognized within Carroll’s leadership team as “first among equals.” They will be engaged with a highly qualified faculty, dedicated staff, and a motivated student body. The provost will exercise oversight of the entire academic program, three deans, and eleven other direct reports.  

A comprehensive, liberal arts centered, independent university, Carroll enjoys great financial equilibrium from which its future academic program can grow qualitatively and creatively. Carroll provides its new Provost with a platform of enviable strength from which to build for a robust future. The University stands at a positive point of inflection to open a new chapter of academic accomplishment, having just approved a framework from which a detailed strategic plan will be developed and implemented. Carroll is prepared to welcome its new Provost to campus in 2019, as soon after January 1 as possible but preferably no later than July 1.  

Chartered in 1846, Carroll is Wisconsin’s first four-year institution of higher learning. The University’s academic program is organized around the College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Business. Carroll awards five baccalaureate degrees, eight master’s degrees, and the Doctor of Physical Therapy. Carroll is distinguished by its innovative Pioneer Core, in which a cross cultural sequence elevates the general education requirement to an opportunity for exploring the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. All Carroll students are required to complete an immersive Cross-Cultural Experience and an integrative global perspectives colloquium. The employee FTE count increased by nearly 17 percent in the last decade. As of fall 2017, there were approximately 230 FTE faculty and the student to faculty ratio was 15:1. Today Carroll is grounded in the liberal arts, distinctive in the health sciences, and graduates leaders in all fields.  

The campus is nestled in a residential neighborhood, a 12-minute walk to the historic downtown area of Waukesha. Waukesha County annually ranks as one of the most highly educated, healthiest, fastest growing, and wealthiest counties in the state of Wisconsin. Historic Waukesha is 17 miles from Wisconsin’s largest city, Milwaukee, while Madison is 60 miles away and Chicago is 90 miles to the south.  

Prior to making an application, prospective candidates are encouraged to review the provost Search Profile at https://www.carrollu.edu/about/leadership/provost-search for more information about qualifications and the guidelines for applying. Candidates are requested to submit materials by 5 PM on Sunday, August 19, for most favorable consideration. Applications from persons in underrepresented groups are highly encouraged. All inquiries will be received in full confidence by Dr. Thomas B. Courtice, President, TBC Search Consulting,[email protected].  

Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff.

Assistant Dean, Career Management & Corporate Engagement
Simon Business School, University of Rochester
Rochester, New York

posted 7/2/2018 

The Simon Business School is one of the six schools that comprise the University of Rochester, a top-tier research university with a focus on arts, sciences, and engineering. “Meliora”—meaning “ever better”—distinguishes the value and way of life that has shaped the University since its founding in 1850. The School’s mission is to develop business leaders who have an exceptional level of clarity about business and about themselves. This is achieved through research and teaching focused on analytics and economics, and by being home to a tight-knit community that is among the most diverse of any business school. 

The Simon Business School promotes an intimate learning experience that places emphasis on building relationships and gaining hands-on experience for its students. The School enrolls approximately 350 full and part-time MBA students and approximately 400 Master of Science (MS) students in STEM-designated accounting, finance, business analytics, and marketing analytics degree programs. With a mission of advancing the understanding and practice of management through rigorous thought leadership, the Simon School educates global citizens and embeds career preparation into the entire student experience. The School is highly ranked on surveys including: number 7 in Job Placement three months post-graduation (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2017), number 9 in placement three-months post-graduation (U.S News and World Report, 2017), and number 13 for Top MBAs for Women in the United States (Financial Times, 2018). 

Located in the Finger Lakes region, the city of Rochester has a decidedly entrepreneurial spirit and a rich cultural life contributing to its reputation as a “top ten college town” and a “top ten most livable city in America.” 

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Full-Time MS and MBA Programs, the Assistant Dean, Career Management and Corporate Engagement is responsible for leading and managing the School’s Career Management Center (CMC). The Center is currently comprised of four support units: MBA Services, MS Services, Professional Development, and Corporate Engagement. The CMC supports the career development and planning of students through the duration of their entire experience with the Simon School – beginning when they are admitted to the program and then continuously engaging them throughout their program to connect them to networking, experiential, and job opportunities. The Center also identifies, develops, and maintains corporate relationships with employers and with Simon alumni to support the growth of internship and full-time job opportunities across a variety of industries and functions. 

The Assistant Dean will be responsible for ensuring impactful career advising, programs, and services that are part of an integrated student experience. This position leads 19 professionals who provide a strategic career development program that meets the changing needs of a diverse and international student population as well as serves the shifting priorities and needs of a broad set of employers. The Assistant Dean will work closely with other stakeholders including the other Assistant Deans responsible for the Admissions Office and the Office of Student Engagement, along with a network of corporate engagement and career professionals throughout the University of Rochester. 

The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree (an MBA is preferred), with substantive involvement of upwards of ten years of leadership and managerial experience within a career management or career development related role that includes management of professional staff, operational, and budget oversight. 

Additional important criteria include:

  • demonstrated success in corporate outreach and in developing and building relationships with domestic and international corporate partners;
  • an understanding of how to lead and manage professionals with clear performance metrics and goals;
  • a desire to work with students in a meaningful way to develop lifelong career competencies;
  • experience in working with both diverse and international students and employers and demonstrating an understanding and appreciation of their individual needs;
  • the ability to collaborate and partner with Simon School and University of Rochester stakeholders, both internal and external;
  • a good knowledge of technology in the Career Management space that could increase efficiencies and performance;
  • comfort with both GMAC data and MBA CSEA Standards to ensure compliant employment results are published;
  • exceptional communications skills that gain buy-in, raise excitement, and develop understanding about career topics, including a proven ability to communicate with students. 

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A resume and cover letter explaining how the applicant meets the qualifications specified in this announcement may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website atwww.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions.Confidential inquiries and nominations for this position may be emailed to Ellen Heffernan at [email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895. 

Visit the Simon Business School website at: www.simon.rochester.edu 

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer.

Part-time Career Development Specialist
Lorain County Community College

posted 6/21/2018 

Reporting to the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management & Student Success and the Manager of Career Services, the Career Development Specialist is responsible for the planning and delivery of services available to Lorain County community College/University Partnership students, alumni and community members, that help to make choices of career orientation, selection of major, and advances in their career; responsible for assisting in the design and monitoring of results from new strategies intended to grow the numbers and percentage of LCCC/UP students, alumni and community members who utilize available resources. 

This position is responsible for planning and delivery of programs for undecided students and SAIL students, and providing career coaching/counseling services on an individual and group basis, using aptitude, personality, interest, and values inventories and computer guidance systems.  This position will also present outreach programming and workshops to students, and alumni and community members.  

  • Assist undecided (re: career direction) students both individually and in groups.  Administer assessment instruments and computerized career guidance systems as needed.
  • Develop and present outreach programs and workshops to students in classroom settings, student clubs and campus events.
  • Promote career services by making presentations and by assisting coordinating special events, programs, etc.
  • Train faculty advisors to recognize students’ concerns related to career direction and choice of major, and to make and follow up on referrals.
  • Interact with Career and Academic Advisors and other staff to ensure that undecided students are provided relevant career exploration, and/or counseling tests and inventories.
  • Collect and analyze data pertinent to counseling, teaching, and retention of students participating in targeted career planning programs.
  • Co-develop and update electronic and paper (handouts/brochures) resources for undecided students.
  • Serve on Career and Academic Advising teams.
  • Assist community members and alumni with career decision/transition and advancement strategies.
  • Promote the university and career services through participation in professional organizations.
  • Guide students in the development of resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills and other job search and professional development activities.

Required Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with significant job experience; ability to effectively coach and advise college students, alumni and community members in areas of career decision , planning and advancement; understanding of career development theory; at least one year of experience in career coaching/counseling or career services; demonstrated ability to utilize computerized career guidance systems; evident strong organization, written, oral communication and presentation skills.  

Preferred Qualifications:  Mater’s degree in counseling, higher education, or related field preferred; counseling licenses; 2-3 years of experience working with undecided college students (both traditional and adult learner).  

Minimum hourly rate:  $22.43  

Qualified applicants interested in this position should complete an online LCCC Employment Application at www.lorainccc.edu/employment. The complete application file should include application, cover letter, current resume, an LCCC Employment Application, unofficial transcripts and references which can be uploaded to the online application.  Incomplete files will not be considered. Official Transcripts will be required upon hire. Candidate selected will be subject to appropriate background checks before hire.  

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.              

Lorain County Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse, top-performing workforce that is energized by the community college mission and who consistently exceeds expectations. It does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age or disability.

Director of University Experiential Learning
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

posted 6/1/2018

The University of Georgia (UGA) seeks a visionary leader for the position of Director of University Experiential Learning. The University of Georgia recognizes that students in the 21st century must be able to tackle real-world problems and use critical thinking and problem solving skills to solve multifaceted problems that do not have simple solutions. A growing body of research demonstrates that experiential learning enhances student learning, success in the classroom, on-time graduation, and transition to the workforce. Thus, the University of Georgia requires all undergraduate students to engage in at least one hands-on, experiential learning as a graduation requirement. This requirement, which went into effect in the fall of 2016, takes the world-class learning experience that the University of Georgia provides to an even higher level by giving students hands-on opportunities to connect their academic foundations to the world beyond the classroom through creative endeavors, study abroad and field schools, internship and leadership opportunities, faculty-mentored research, and service-learning. 

Reporting to the Vice President for Instruction, the Director will have oversight of the Office of Experiential Learning, including all matters related to personnel and budget. The Director will serve as a champion of Experiential Learning, articulating a vision to various stakeholders within the University as well as community and industry partners outside the University. The role will include responsibility for identifying and developing innovative ways to advance experiential learning through a variety of activities or experiences. This will include efforts to better integrate experiential learning within the academic curriculum; fostering collaboration between academic units in various schools and colleges with opportunities in areas such as the Division of Student Affairs, Libraries, Public Service and Outreach, Office of Service Learning, Office of International Education, Center for Undergraduate Research, local/regional community and industry partners, and others; and scaling up existing experiential learning opportunities as well as developing new opportunities to increase the number of available experiential learning options for students.

Some aspects of the job will be as follows:

  • The Director will need to develop and implement an assessment plan for experiential learning to ensure continuous improvement in this effort, while also meeting all necessary requirements for University accreditation.
  • The Director will partner with the Experiential Learning Certification Officers across the University of Georgia and the faculty governance process, especially the Experiential Learning subcommittee of the University Curriculum Committee to facilitate documentation and certification of the graduation requirements.
  • The Director will work closely with other administrative offices, including the Office of the Registrar and the Enterprise Information Technology Services, to document and track student participation in experiential learning activities, develop and produce an experiential learning transcript and help foster innovative use of data that will become available through these efforts.
  • Wherever appropriate, the Director should be able to support the University’s broader academic goals, such as curricular and pedagogical changes recommended by the President’s Task Force on Student Learning and Success, through the Experiential Learning requirements.
  • The Director will also pursue external funding to support experiential learning, strategically promote the University’s efforts through appropriate awards and recognition, as well as collaborate with the Division of Development and Alumni Relations in fund raising to support student participation in experiential learning opportunities. 


  • Master’s degree required; Doctoral degree is preferred.
  • Preferred qualifications include:
    • Administrative experience, including managing personnel and budgets and experience working collaboratively among key stakeholders
    • Demonstrated experience implementing technological innovations
    • Experience building collaborations within higher education units, especially with units outside individual schools and colleges, that have or can create Experiential Learning opportunities for students
    • Experience fundraising and/or working with Development/Alumni Relations 

We are not able to sponsor for a work visa or US permanent residency. 

The selected candidate will be appointed administrative faculty. 


  • Administrative oversight of the Experiential Learning office and staff
  • Oversight of existing Experiential Learning opportunities, including expansion and continuous improvement
  • Partner with various stakeholders to help design new/innovative experiential opportunities, promote new collaborations and communication between various stakeholders, and manage the approval and implementation of those opportunities
  • Design and implement an assessment plan for experiential learning; use data to enable programmatic change as needed
  • In collaboration with EITS, identify/develop and implement technical tools and resources to enhance experiential learning, the experiential learning transcript, and related innovations
  • Support the experiential learning subcommittee of the UCC and the Experiential Learning advisory board
  • Seek external grants, recognitions and awards, and support fundraising efforts
  • Support broader academic goals of the University and the Office of Instruction

UGA is ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. 

UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the birthplace of public higher education in America. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students, including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Additional information about the University of Georgia is available at http://www.uga.edu/.

Applications: Applicant screening will begin immediately. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by Thursday, October 4, 2018; however, screening will continue until the position is filled.  The application packet should include a cover letter detailing how the applicant’s credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities, and qualifications stated above; a current resume; and full contact information for three references (who will not be contacted without further correspondence with the applicant). 

All applicants must apply online at www.ugajobsearch.com. Please see the job posting at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/29642 

Nominations, questions and/or other inquiries should be directed to Damla Williams, Primary Consultant with the UGA Search Group, at [email protected] or 706-542-7344. 

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. As such, the University of Georgia is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We not only strongly encourage women, minorities and other diverse candidates to consider applying for this position, but we also maintain that all candidates should share our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Director Office of Experiential Learning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts

posted 6/1/2018

The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges.


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a world-class, independent research university committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world’s greatest challenges, seeks a visionary, collaborative leader to serve as the Director of the Office of Experiential Learning (OEL). The OEL is an office charged with unifying the Institute’s programs and learning opportunities that emphasize hands-on educational experiences.  Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Director will provide leadership and administrative oversight for five existing programs that embody aspects of experiential learning and comprise the OEL:  D-Lab, the Edgerton Center, Global Education, the Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center (PKG), and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).  The Director will coalesce the offices of the OEL to develop a more collective unit that is greater than the sum of its individual parts. The Director will serve as an advocate and spokesperson for experiential learning at MIT and play a key role in defining the long-term vision of the OEL in support of the Institute’s educational mission.

Responsible for the overall leadership of the OEL, the new Director will be charged with leading strategic planning and collaborating with entities outside of the OEL (MIT International Science & Technology Initiatives and MIT Sandbox) in the development and implementation of a vision for experiential learning at MIT. The Director will be a catalyst, sounding board, and thought leader, connecting people and stakeholders from across the Institute and externally. In this role, the Director will identify and establish new systems, policies and practices, and initiatives within the OEL, and develop a means for measuring and quantifying student participation across programs and initiatives as they engage in experiential learning at MIT. As MIT unifies and amplifies the Institute’s experiential learning activities and programs, the new Director will champion the OEL’s programs and work effectively to enhance communication and visibility of experiential learning opportunities, while securing the resources necessary to achieve the mission of the OEL and developing a unified fundraising strategy that enhances the fundraising efforts of its distinct units.  In leading an office with an emphasis on experiential education, the Director will promote the participation and inclusion of diverse groups of students and faculty in the OEL’s programs and will practice best practices and principles of management, administration, personnel, and finance/budgeting in supporting the OEL’s program directors. 

MIT has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this important recruitment. All inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed in confidence as noted at the end of this document.


Nominations, applications, and inquiries are being accepted for the position. Consideration of candidates will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence. Confidential inquiries concerning this search should be directed to Isaacson, Miller via www.imsearch.com/6605

Daniel Rodas, Vice President
Gregg Glover, Senior Associate
Isaacson, Miller
263 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. The Office of the Vice Chancellor values diversity and inclusion and seeks to build and maintain a community and culture that celebrates and values diverse backgrounds, identities and perspectives.

Executive Director of Career Development
Gustavus Adolphus College
Saint Peter, Minnesota

posted 5/18/2018

Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minn., that prepares 2,200 undergraduates for lives of leadership, service, and lifelong learning. The oldest Lutheran college in Minnesota, Gustavus was founded in 1862 by Swedish immigrants and named for Swedish King Gustav II Adolf. At Gustavus, students receive personal attention in small-sized classes and engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary research with their professors. Fully accredited and known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and is internationally recognized for its annual Nobel Conference. 

In line with the Gustavus Adolphus College strategic plan and propelled by a $10 million endowment, the Executive Director of Career Development is a newly created leadership position designed to provide vision and momentum to an expanding Center for Career Development. The Executive Director provides leadership and strategic direction through the design, delivery, and ongoing assessment of a comprehensive and integrated program of career services. Responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Center for Career Development, the Executive Director will develop and leverage the talents of a growing team (currently six staff members) dedicated to helping students discover their vocation and expand their career readiness through a coordinated four-year model that engages students in advising/coaching, mentoring/networking, internship, skill development, and employment opportunities; facilitates connections between academic and experiential learning; and promotes both passion and purpose among students. The Executive Director is the center’s chief ambassador and collaborates with a variety of stakeholders both on- and off-campus in order to nurture and expand partnerships, programs, and opportunities that will serve students from their first year to postgraduate careers. Stakeholders include faculty and staff associated with academic affairs, advancement and alumni/parent engagement, athletics, fine arts, the diversity center, enrollment management, marketing and communication, and student affairs, as well as students, alumni, parents, and employer representatives. The Executive Director is responsible for leading change and continuous improvement, managing fiscal and facility resources, developing and deploying available technology, data management, and reporting of outcomes. As an integral member of the Student Affairs leadership team, the Executive Director of Career Development supports the division’s strategic goals, collaborates with colleagues, and actively participates in meetings, programs, committees, and assignments as directed. 

Minimum qualifications include: bachelor’s degree and at least three years of demonstrated supervisory experience with full-time professional staff, coupled with a demonstrated knowledge of career development best practices, contemporary job search strategies, market trends, workforce priorities across a broad spectrum of corporate and non-profit organizations, and familiarity with evolving recruitment processes including the use of technology. A commitment to equity and inclusive excellence is also required. 

Preferred qualifications include: advanced degree (master’s or doctorate) in higher education administration/student affairs, counseling, business, or related discipline; demonstrated experienced working with undergraduate students; five or more years of progressive experience in career development and/or talent acquisition; documented skills and experience collaborating with multiple constituents (e.g., students, staff, faculty, alumni, parents, employers) to support career development priorities; and knowledge of and proficiency with computer technology (CRM systems, databases, and web-based applications) to facilitate service delivery, communication/connections, and community outreach. 

Review of applications will begin May 29, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website atwww.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Valerie B. Szymkowicz at [email protected] Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895. 

Visit the Gustavus Adolphus College website at www.gustavus.edu 

Gustavus Adolphus College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Employment decisions at Gustavus are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The College does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, or other categories protected by law. 

Director of Career Services
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Posted 5/3/2018

East Carolina University(ECU) is a large public doctoral research university located in Greenville, North Carolina. Currently the fourth largest institution in the University of North Carolina System and growing, ECU has a population of nearly 29,500 students in 12 colleges and schools, including the Honors College and Graduate School. The university offers 84 bachelors, 71 masters, 2 intermediate, 5 professional doctoral, and 13 research doctoral degrees, as well as 82 departmental certificates. Ninety-six percent of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls; 26 percent of all undergraduates live on campus, and 88 percent of all undergraduates are from the state of North Carolina. The renowned Brody School of Medicine is annually recognized as one of the top ten institutions in the nation for preparing family doctors by the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the College of Nursing prepares the largest number of new nurses annually among North Carolina’s four-year universities. Committed to being a national model for student success, public service, and regional transformation, ECU accomplishes this mission through education, research, creative activities, and service, while being good stewards of its entrusted resources. 

Greenville is widely recognized as the thriving cultural, educational, economic, and medical hub of eastern North Carolina. While retaining its southern charm and hospitality, Greenville has grown into the 10th largest city in the state and is now a thriving, small metropolitan city of nearly 100,000 in the heart of Pitt County. Whether it’s attending world-class events featuring vibrant art and live music, checking out the culinary scene in the Uptown and Dickinson Avenue Arts districts, paddling the scenic Tar River waterway and swamps, biking or hiking the Greenville Greenway system, or discovering legendary BBQ joints and craft breweries on the Pitt County Brew & ‘Cue Trail, Greenville has something for everyone. 

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and serving as a key member of the Division of Student Affairs Leadership Team, the Director of Career Services is responsible for providing innovative, strategic leadership and comprehensive career development services to the ECU community. The director oversees a broad portfolio of responsibilities that support an institutional focus on student success and excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and also provides overall vision and leadership for the Career Center, which serves the University’s undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni and employers. The director facilitates continuous improvement and leads change to ensure the department and staff are responsive to student career development needs and evolving market trends. Additionally, the director oversees the cultivation and development of new employers and job opportunities for students and alumni; optimizes available technology for communication and the effective delivery of services; implements effective data collection, analysis, and reporting systems that demonstrate career-related outcomes and inform strategic resource allocation and direction; and actively supports ongoing professional development and collaborations across staff and functional responsibilities. The director manages a $1.25M budget, including salary and benefits, and supervises a high-performing staff of twelve, including four direct reports. 

Master's degree in Business or Educational Administration, Counseling, College Student Personnel, or related field required (doctorate preferred), with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in career planning and employment work, preferably in a higher education environment. The successful candidate should possess experience in designing, delivering, and evaluating comprehensive career services or related experience in human resources/workforce development; experience in supervising and evaluating professional staff and managing a budget; and the ability to cultivate partnerships with new and existing employers. The successful candidate must show a demonstrated commitment to develop strong working relationships and to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders, as well as demonstrated public relations, marketing, communication, and leadership abilities. 

Review of applications will begin Monday, June 4, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at [email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Visit the ECU website at http://www.ecu.edu/ 

Pursuant to its obligation under applicable Federal law, East Carolina University will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin and to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are protected veterans and individuals with disabilities at all levels of employment. Further, East Carolina University is committed to equality of opportunity and prohibits discrimination against applicants, students, employees, or visitors based on race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. For more information about the East Carolina University Affirmative Action Policy, please contact the Office for Equity and Diversity at (252) 328-6804 or visit the website at www.ecu.edu/oed. 

Associate Provost for Professional Development and Experiential Education
Drew University
Madison, NJ

Posted 4/12/2018

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their fields. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer MA and PhD degrees, as well as a variety of professional master’s degrees, and the College confers BA degrees in 32 disciplines. 

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. A particularly noteworthy example for undergraduates is the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell. 

Founded in 1867, the Theological School prepares scholars, ministers, educators, activists, and not-for-profit professionals for leadership in the academy, church, and civil society. The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, founded in 1955, has an extraordinary configuration of six programs that focus on “the humanities at work.” These programs put disciplinary and interdisciplinary content into academic, social, and professional contexts. In addition, new and enhanced programs in teacher education and in finance represent the start of the expansion in graduate programs that will be happening in the years ahead. 

The university also houses several interdisciplinary centers, including the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center, home to a rare 1611 printing of the King James Bible. In addition, the Rose Library has one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on American novelist Willa Cather. 

Drew University seeks an Associate Provost to lead its new Center for Professional Development and Experiential Education (CPDEE). Contributing a creative, collaborative, and strategic skill set, the Associate Provost will advance Drew University’s mission of preparing graduates who are intellectually nimble, ethically grounded, and professionally prepared to engage with their communities and add to the world’s good by responding to the urgent challenges of our time. The Associate Provost will provide vision and leadership for the CPDEE that encompasses internships and career development, civic engagement, global education, and various units responsible for undergraduate student research and other forms of experiential learning. The Associate Provost will collaborate with directors of each unit to support their distinctive areas of excellence and to build an integrated model that helps students connect their experiential education, post-college planning, and career and professional development experiences with their academic learning into a cohesive educational experience that prepares them for future success. 

Increasing undergraduate and graduate student participation and engagement in, as well as expanding opportunities for, meaningful experiential learning that strengthens their career development are important priorities of the Associate Provost. Additional responsibilities include: engaging faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and intern and employer partners to support students’ post-graduation success; leveraging state-of-the art practices for student career counseling and preparation to enhance learning and development of in-demand competencies; partnering with direct reports, academic colleagues, and advancement officers to convey opportunities and raise external funds to expand CPDEE’s initiatives; enhancing current assessment efforts and analyzing data to determine programmatic strategic direction; designing high visibility programs that showcase and promote the value of experiential learning; planning facility requirements that will optimize collaboration, synergy, and efficiency of shared mission and resources, space, and access for students and campus partners to engage with the CPDEE. The Associate Provost will serve as a key member of the Provost’s senior leadership team and will work cooperatively with academic program directors, faculty, student affairs, and other campus colleagues in supporting institutional strategic priorities and advancing the mission of the Center for Professional Development and Experiential Education. 

A master’s degree is required; a terminal degree in a relevant field is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate a knowledge of best practices in experiential education and developing career oriented initiatives for college students. A proven track record of large-scale program development and implementation, preferably within an academic environment, is also required. Other important considerations in the selection of the Associate Provost include: experience motivating, facilitating, and supporting collaboration across teams and working effectively with both internal and external constituencies; a record of proven administrative and management experience; demonstrated skills working with a diverse student population; and evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills. A track record of successful fundraising is also preferred. 

Review of applications will begin May 11, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website atwww.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Valerie B. Szymkowicz at [email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895. 

Visit the Drew University website at www.drew.edu 

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Assistant Director, Internships
Stetson University
DeLand, FL

Posted 2/26/2018

The Assistant Director, Internships is a full-time, professional staff member in the Division of Campus Life and Student Success and reports to the Director of Career and Professional Development (CaPD). CaPD provides education and services for approximately 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music, as well as alumni from each of these programs. Our team consists of six full-time staff including five professional staff and one administrative specialist.  Part-time staff includes one graduate assistant and four student employees.  CaPD and CLaSS visions, missions and goals closely align with and are visibly supported by Stetson University’s strategic map (http://www.stetson.edu/other/strategic-planning/presidents-message/strategic-map.php). 

This position requires a candidate to be enrolled in a Master's degree program in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs Administration, Counseling or closely related field with a graduation date no later than May 2020, with at least 2 years of experience in career coaching or professional development. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in one of the areas listed above, and a minimum of one to two years of experience developing, promoting, and managing experiential learning opportunities in a higher education environment with a focus on inclusive excellence. The Assistant Director will be a solutions-oriented individual who is able to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, alumni, and employers to offer quality internship experiences that integrate students’ academic experiences with their professional goals. 

The Assistant Director will provide coaching and advising to students across the three Colleges and Schools regarding career exploration and the internship search process. The Assistant Director is responsible for the undergraduate academic internship registration process on the DeLand Campus including monitoring students’ completion of requirements, communicating with faculty internship instructors on a regular basis, and providing Internship Orientation sessions. The Assistant Director develops and implements programming to increase students’ awareness of internship opportunities and to facilitate their development of professional skills in preparation for internship experiences. The Assistant Director will serve as a resource to employers interested in hiring students for internship positions and conduct employer outreach to increase the number of internship opportunities available. 


  • Deliver career coaching to students seeking internship opportunities, including advisement on the registration process for academic internships
  • Improve student access to local, out-of-state, and international internship opportunities through employer development activities, collaboration with faculty, and knowledge of international internship providers
  • Provide support to academic departments interested in increasing their students’ participation in internships
  • Collaborate with department chairs and faculty internship instructors to serve as a resource for best practices in the supervision of students’ participating in academic internship courses
  • Oversee the process for undergraduate academic internship registration in conjunction with the Registrar, IT, and academic departments
  • Collect and maintain data on students participating in internships and provide reports for stakeholders
  • Develop, market, and implement engaged programming to facilitate students participation in internships
  • Administer multiple funds to support students participation in internships, including marketing, awarding, and disbursing the funds in collaboration with the Office of Student Financial Planning and the Office of Development and Alumni Engagement
  • Conduct site visits to current and potential internship sites to evaluate learning/work environments
  • Serves as liaison to the WORLD International Learning Center, Center for Community Engagement, and Office of Diversity & Inclusion in order to support diverse student populations awareness of and participation in internships
  • Collaborate with the WORLD International Learning Center to provide support for international students participation in internship experiences
  • Hire, train and supervise the CaPD Graduate Assistant
  • Represent the University CaPD office and/or Campus Life and Student Success division on appropriate university committees, meetings and functions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Requires some physical effort (i.e. standing and walking); occasional light lifting; manual dexterity in operation of office equipment; extended period of time at a keyboard; perceptual demands for color, sound, form and depth; and at times, hours outside the normal university schedule.  

Inter-divisional Collaboration: 
This position will closely collaborate with many divisions/departments on campus, including Campus Life and Student Success.  Campus Life and Student Success is a dynamic, evolving division driven by transformational leadership and continuous improvement.  We seek team members who are highly motivated, strategic thinkers and relationship builders who thrive on shared governance.  Our high expectations are matched by a robust professional development curriculum, which promotes achievement and significance through self-assessment, reflection, and holistic goal setting.  We actualize a philosophy of challenge and support grounded in liberal learning and development as it relates to student persistence and success. We are committed to facilitating student discovery and exploration consistent with the aims of a broad liberal arts education; offering impactful learning opportunities based on current research and empirical data; cultivating the unique strengths and perspectives of individual students; fostering global awareness, social justice values, and civic engagement; and providing a healthy and vibrant educational environment conducive to holistic well-being. 

The University: 
Founded in 1883, Stetson University (http://www.stetson.edu) is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs.  Collectively, Stetson’s faculty works with over 4,300 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.  The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 3,000 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music.  Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, moved from the main campus to Gulfport in 1954, and, with the addition of the Tampa Law Center, serves almost 900 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees.  Graduate programs offered at the main campus and at the Stetson University Center in Celebration include Business, Educational Leadership, Fine Arts, and Counseling. Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.  

Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning and promotes civic values of personal and social responsibility.  Working closely with faculty and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively.  Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future—locally, nationally, and globally. 

Stetson University is located in DeLand, Florida, one-half hour’s drive from Daytona Beach and from Orlando’s northeast suburbs, offering easy access to both outdoor recreational opportunities and the amenities of a larger city.  DeLand, Florida is the county seat as well as a college town with Stetson University’s campus classified as a National Historic District.  The award-winning downtown, known as Mainstreet DeLand, which is lined with local gift and antique shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues hosting several festivals and special events. 

Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.

Campus Life and Student Success Career and Professional Development (CaPD)
ssistant Director, Internships
Full-time, exempt, twelve-month position with full benefits 

Application Instructions:
Please apply online via the Stetson University employment site at: https://stetson-careers.silkroad.com/ and upload your resume and cover letter.

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA)
North Adams, MA

Posted 2/26/2018

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) announces the search for a new Vice President for Academic Affairs. MCLA’s next VPAA will be visionary and academically focused as a leader, experienced as a teacher and scholar, accomplished as a strategic thinker and planner, consultative by nature, decisive in practice, and informed about the 21st century learner. MCLA belongs to the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a distinctive national collaborative of 29 public liberal arts colleges where academic rigor and high impact educational experiences are central to the undergraduate program.

Candidates for the VPAA position will find at MCLA a vibrant college with a practice of transformative student-centered education and a deep civic engagement ethic. The College’s distinctive mission calls for MCLA to promote excellence in teaching and learning, innovative scholarship, intellectual creativity, public service, applied knowledge, and active and responsible citizenship. MCLA prepares its graduates to be practical problem solvers and engaged, resilient global citizens. The learning and teaching culture is enhanced by leading edge initiatives that include a campus-wide Undergraduate Research Conference, a robust Honors Program, increased emphasis and success in the STEM fields, and an endowment-supported MCLA LEADS Initiative intended to promote new curricular and co-curricular programming centered on innovation, entrepreneurship, community development, and leadership.

In addition to providing overall academic leadership at MCLA, the new VPAA’s agenda will include immersion in the implementation of a new strategic plan, the maintenance of a strong and healthy system of shared governance, empowerment and management of an extensive academic affairs staff and program,  celebration of diversity and inclusion with a focus on increasing the diversity of the faculty and staff,  enhancement of an environment that clearly places students at the center of the educational program, and an ability to “lead by ideas” thereby further enhancing the creative outlook at MCLA.

Enrollment in fall 2017 was 1,588, of which 1,407 were undergraduates with the balance in graduate programs. Twenty-five percent of MCLA’s students are first generation, and average SAT and ACT scores are 1030 and 24 respectively. Twenty-three percent of undergraduates come from diverse backgrounds. The College offers 22 majors and more than 80 programs at the undergraduate level and a number of graduate level programs. Ninety-three full time faculty and a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 ensures a deep and engaged learning environment for students. MCLA serves as a powerful economic development engine for the city of North Adams and Berkshire County, an area rich in natural beauty and unparalleled cultural resources.

Prior to making an application, prospective candidates should review the VPAA Search Profile at http://mcla.edu/VPAA. Candidates are requested to submit materials by noon on Wednesday, April 4, for most favorable consideration. All inquiries will be received in full confidence by Dr. Thomas B. Courtice, Search Consultant, [email protected].

MCLA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational
programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state,
and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the
diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.


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