This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Management
The Director, Career Services manages and oversees the Rotman Commerce Career Centre.
Under the general direction of the Managing Director, the Director, Career Services is a key member of the program’s senior management team contributing significantly to the establishment of Rotman Commerce’s strategic priorities and playing a key role in helping the program to realize its mission and vision. They develop strategies, programming and services to ensure that Rotman Commerce is recognized as a top-level business program for talent and recruitment purposes and that it is recognized locally, domestically and internationally as a leader in student development, career education, and employer relations. The Director is responsible for new business development, employer relations, student programming and career education, and related marketing and communications. They manage all functions related to human resource management including organizational structure, assignment of work, as well as hiring, performance management and professional development of all staff.
In addition, duties include budget management and development of operational plans as well as policy, procedure and program development.
Eight to ten years relevant work experience in senior level recruitment and career services management.
Relevant experience includes: senior corporate recruitment, career services and consulting, executive search and career outplacement. Demonstrated skills and experience developing, managing and leading a team, preferably in a unionized environment. Knowledge of undergraduate business education and the Canadian business school environment required. Knowledge of student development theory an asset. Management experience at a Canadian university strongly preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with a strong emphasis on influencing skills; outstanding organizational ability, thorough knowledge and understanding of training and development skills, curricula/program design and delivery, presentation skills and an ability to relate well to the highly diverse and demanding communities of students and corporate partners.
Outstanding customer service focus is essential. A deep understanding and pragmatic approach to career development and coaching coupled with an understanding and appreciation for corporate needs. Ability to work independently, set priorities and work schedules to meet deadlines; demonstrated decision-making skills in a fast-paced, demanding, dynamic environment. Tact, discretion, sensitivity to confidential matters.
Able to work effectively with a wide variety of people at different levels of the University and with external stakeholders.
Strong computer skills; good knowledge of MS Office and an understanding of how to use databases effectively. Knowledge of/certification in a variety of career assessment tools
Proven success in leading a large team of professionals in a demanding environment.
Must be capable of relating to students, faculty and the business community in a professional manner and of positively representing Rotman Commerce at all times.
Salary: $88,326 - $103,048
The Rotman Commerce Program is offered jointly by the internationally renowned Rotman School of Management and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts and Science. The Program is highly sought after by top students around the world, and known for providing a rigorous undergraduate foundation in business that prepares students for success in a wide variety of traditional and emerging industries, including accounting, financial services, consulting, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Rotman Commerce delivers premium student services in the form of program-specific academic advising, student life programming, alumni mentorship, and career education that augment and complement the services offered to all students by the University centrally. There are approximately 2800 students - from over 35 different countries – enrolled in the four-year Bachelor of Commerce degree program.