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Assistant Director of Career Services - School of Communications

  • January 10, 2020 3:34 PM
    Message # 8537476

    Elon University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Career Services - School of Communications.  The Assistant Director serves as a career services advisor within the School of Communications. This position reports to the Senior Associate Director of Career Services and works closely with the Associate Director of Corporate and Employer Relations, and the Director of Internships to develop and implement programs and events to help Communications students successfully navigate their career exploration journeys and ensure successful first destination outcomes for the School of Communications.  Master’s degree required; outstanding oral and written communication skills are essential for success in this position as is the ability to effectively mentor undergraduates and coordinate/facilitate programs and events. A minimum of 2 years of directly relevant work experience is desired. The successful candidate will also have a solid understanding of career development theory, job search strategies and job market trends directly related to career opportunities for Communications majors at Elon. The ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and senior school administrators is paramount. The successful candidate must also possess the capacity and enthusiasm for succeeding in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.  Application deadline is February 16, 2020.  Apply at University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.  

    Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for engaged, experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, creative and determined problem-solvers who are passionate about making the world a better place. Elon's 6,045 undergraduate and 746 graduate students come from 49 states and 58 other countries. Elon sends more undergraduate students to study abroad than any other master’s-level university in the nation and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. In the 2018 "America's Best Colleges" guide, U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more often than any other university in the nation for eight academic programs that are focused on student success. U.S. News also ranks Elon #1 among Southern master's-level universities, with #1 rankings for undergraduate teaching and innovation. Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 382 "best colleges." The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranks Elon #33 in the nation and #1 in North Carolina in student engagement, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine names Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.

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