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Assistant Director, Career Exploration Counseling
Auburn University


Date Posted Oct. 31, 2022
Title Assistant Director, Career Exploration Counseling
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Career Discovery & Success (Orgn: 18100)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Student Affairs
 
 
Career Discovery and Success seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Director, Career Exploration Counseling to join our team to lead and support the University’s strategic goals for student achievement.
About Career Discovery and Success:
Career Discovery and Success believes career development occurs in all facets of the student experience, and that all students are entitled to comprehensive, high quality career services that support career decision-making, academic planning, the development and articulation of career competencies, and connections with industry opportunities.

Our mission is to support positive career outcomes for students by offering the best career services experience to our students, faculty, staff, employer partners and alumni through innovative services, support, and engagement. This mission and belief support our vision to be an office of career services excellence that empowers everyone across the University landscape to integrate career development across all dimensions of the student experience, while inspiring others through our work within the field.

The cornerstone of our mission and vision is our values, which connect to those of the University. We value individual growth and development, diversity and inclusion of thought and culture, collaborative innovation, mutual respect, integrity, and stewardship. These values guide us in the strategic pursuit to live our mission and envisioned purpose.

Career Discovery and Success supports the University’s strategic goals for student achievement by supporting students’ post-graduation outcomes through a coordinated approach to comprehensive, innovative, and high impact career services across the campus landscape. To achieve this strategic mission, it is essential that space is provided for students to explore career and academic options, and that support be provided to assist students in developing life-long skills and tools for informed decision-making and planning. The leadership within the Exploration Center envisions and implements operational strategies to create efficient and effective processes that foster opportunities for career and academic exploration and development, career and academic planning, and decision-making skills development. The Exploration Center is a foundational component to student success and provides essential programs and services to all students, with specific programs, services, and courses for those students who identify as exploratory.
As a leader within the Exploration Center, the Assistant Director, under the supervision of the Director and in coordination with other Assistant Directors, builds student services and programs, while leading and supervising a team of professionals that sets bold goals and innovative plans to establish intentional, outcome-driven student support. These leadership efforts foster opportunities for career and academic exploration, planning, competency development, experiential learning, and post-graduation employment strategies. Through their work, the Assistant Director expands the coordinated support between exploratory career counselors and academic advisors, develops strategic engagement and communication across functional teams within Career Discovery and Success and across the Auburn University Career Services Network and Advisor Caucus, to enhance exploration opportunities and the sharing of accurate major and career information in an effort to establish cohesive best practices and processes that support strategic departmental, division-wide, and university initiatives.

 
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