This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Education
The Career Services Assistant provides administrative and student career support services to the campus Department of Career Services.
The incumbent assists the Associate Director of Career Services with one-on-one student and alumni advising in career-related needs while maintaining a supportive and professional rapport. Provides support for campus career-related events, and data management support to the internship program and the online Career portal system, Handshake.
In addition, the incumbent will assist the Career Services Department with the coordination and execution of special projects, coordinating the daily operations of the office, ensuring the proper adherence to policies and procedures, maintaining a proactive and energetic rapport with students and staff, and providing data management support.
Responsibilities will also include assisting the Student Services Department with events, activities, and various administrative needs if needed. The incumbent will also interact with campus staff, faculty, students, alumni, and other constituencies on behalf of the Career Services and Student Services Departments.
1. Bachelor's degree or a combination of equivalent related work experience and education. Knowledge of Career Development theories and practices preferred.
2. 2 years of combined experience in office administration and career development support, preferably in an academic environment.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills and outstanding interpersonal skills.
4. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
5. Proficiency in the use of computerized systems for word processing, spreadsheet, data management, e-mail, internet research, and other applications. High degree of competence with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Familiarity with Colleague a plus but not required. Ability to quickly learn new applications as required.
6. Demonstrated ability to coordinate special projects.
7. Proficiency in a second language an asset.
8. Canadian residency or work permit required.
Though the position is for a 12-month contract, there will be a likelihood for a positional extension at the end of the term.
Associate Director - Career Services
Fairleigh Dickinson University
842 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B-2P6
Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private not-for-profit university in the state of New Jersey (USA) with approximately 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students and more than 100 degree programs ranging from the Associate of Arts (A.A.) to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The University was founded in 1942 and has four campuses. The University’s two main campuses are located in New Jersey: the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck and Hackensack (just minutes from New York City) and the Florham Campus in Florham Park and Madison. Its two remaining campuses are international in location: one in Wroxton, Oxfordshire, England (established in 1965) and the other in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Vancouver Campus offers accredited professional degree programs to international and domestic students with majors in business administration and information technology. Students majoring in business administration are required to complete a concentration in international business and may elect to complete a second concentration in entrepreneurship, finance, information technology, or marketing. Students majoring in information technology typically complete a minor in business administration. They also have optional concentrations in Network and Systems Administration or Web Technology. The University also offers a Bachelor of Arts – Individualized Studies degree. A Master of Administrative Science degree, a Master of Hospitality Management Studies, and a Master of Science in Applied Computer Science are offered at the graduate level.