Boston University — Executive Director for Career Development

The Executive Director of the Center for Career Development reports to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment & Student Administration and provides strategic leadership for a comprehensive career development program spanning career advisement, job search skill acquisition, internship opportunities, employer engagement, recruiting activities, and more. The role requires active and innovative outreach to alumni, employers, and members of BU and external communities, and engagement of these constituents in the mission and work of the department. The Executive Director will work with BU schools and colleges, student service offices, alumni relations staff, and others to develop an institutional network that collaborates to ensure career success for students and alumni.

The Executive Director will:

  • Develop a strategy and vision which aligns with institutional and unit-wide priorities, and incorporates accepted professional methodologies and innovation.
  • Ensure effective use of technology in the development and delivery of services. Identify, analyze, and report on key performance indicators to measure the efficiency of service delivery.
  • Compile and share first destination metrics and other data with internal and external constituencies.
  • Monitor employment trends affecting career opportunities and preparation of students.
  • Collaborate with career services colleagues within the University to identify alignments and improve services.
  • Manage a team of 19 career professionals, while encouraging an environment that develops creativity, innovation, and professional growth

Please apply through the HR website: https://bu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=306988&jobboardid=101

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