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Director, Ryerson Career Centre - Ryerson University Career Centre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Director, Ryerson Career Centre
Deadline: February 28, 2014
Posted: February 14, 2014

Job Description / Duties

The Director, Ryerson Career Centre position

As the director, you will provide strong leadership for Ryerson Career Centre staff and will articulate a clear and exceptional vision for career/professional development and engagement opportunities for all Ryerson students.

Our students and alumni are the strength of our institution and you will need to have extensive experience understanding student needs and developing programming that makes sense in our culturally diverse university. We are proud to be a unique and career-focused university - you will come in contact with a variety of students studying in diverse programs and learning zones. As an example, you may come in contact with students from our undergraduate program in dance, or urban planning to graduate students in our PhD program in psychology in the same hour. You must be a demonstrated leader in career development for a diverse student population and new alumni.

In keeping with our culture, you must be a cultivator of entrepreneurship in students and an intrapreneur with the ability to build relationships with partners at Ryerson. With the changes to the Ryerson Career Centre, in the role as the new Director you will endeavor to create a broader ecosystem of career development support for students – one that includes faculty, staff, employers, alumni, parents, community stakeholders , and other students.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Ready to make your mark as the Director of Ryerson’s Career Centre?
To help us learn more about you please provide a cover letter and resume about how you meet the following specific qualifications:

- Successful completion of a Master’s Degree program, in an academic discipline that is transferable to the role (ie: Human Resources, education, counseling, curriculum development, higher education administration, student affairs) – with a focus on career development, entrepreneurship, small business, business development and/or politics;
- Extensive experience in providing services to and providing personal/career development opportunities for post-secondary students in a collaborative manner is preferred. Understanding of working in a student affairs/student services environment will be a valuable asset;
- A minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive experience in leadership development, management of organizational change, community development and engagement, programming planning and evaluation, managing human resources and budgets, marketing and promotions, program assessment and evaluation, revenue generation, and understanding of university organizations and culture. Experience leading the development of career education experiences for students will be a valuable asset.

Additional Information

Please note: we receive a high volume of applications for all of our positions at Ryerson University and this position will be very appealing! Once we have made a decision about a shortlist, we will post an update on our LinkedIn company page as we are unable to notify all candidates about the status of their application.

Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Salary: $81,355 - $130,169

Contact Information

Please apply directly online via under external opportunities.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Jessa Chupik, Manager of Recruitment, Retention and Employment Equity at or 416-979-5000 x3165.

Employer Profile

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