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Assistant Director, Career & Talent Development
Stevens Institute of Technology

Date Posted Nov. 17, 2021
Title Assistant Director, Career & Talent Development
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Human Resources

Job Description

Assistant Director, Career & Talent Development

Preparing students to successfully navigate an ever-changing global job market for employers seeking early-career talent requires a comprehensive and contemporary approach. The Stevens Career Center is one of the leading career centers at connecting the right student to the right opportunities.__ We are seeking an energetic professional who can deliver a high-touch, personalized experience for students, virtually and on-campus. If you are ready to make a meaningful impact every day join our team.

The Assistant Director, Career & Talent Development will play a key role in driving the talent development function servicing undergraduate and graduate students. You will also serve as the career center consultant for graduate student career development.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Talent Development & Cooperative Education you will be responsible for successfully achieving the following objectives.

  • Collaborate with the Associate Director, Talent Development & Cooperative Education to assess the career and talent development needs of students.
  • Gain an understanding of the graduate student population and lead the design and execution of workshops, programs, and events to support graduate students.
  • Design and facilitate training to support the professional development of career & talent development consultants to ensure a coaching methodology is maintained rather than advising and counseling and a solid understanding of employment laws and the impact of laws on student job search and placement.
  • Develop programs to increase engagement of undergraduate students, especially early engagement of first-year students. Track student engagement and determine ways to improve engagement and student satisfaction rates year-over-year.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the Talent Development team to design, develop, and implement the College to Career Planning and Senior Action Planning curriculum ensuring students receive the best training in resume writing, career fair preparation, networking, and post-graduate success strategies.
  • Ensure the successful execution and implementation of career center diversity, equity, and inclusion plans
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for large and small audiences to include prospective students and families, development, and admissions events.
  • Serve on committees as needed.
  • As needed, participate in admissions events, new student orientation, and other student affairs events.
  • Successfully complete other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Four or more years of relevant experience preferably in university/college career services, career advising, career development, talent development, or recruiting. Or a seasoned, experienced professional with industry experience seeking a career change and an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of young people.
  • At least two years experience supervising a small or large team of professionals.
  • Certifications in Strong Interest, MBTI or Coaching desired, but not required.
  • Proven track record of success demonstrated through goal achievement, continuous learning, and continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of technology degree programs or career paths in engineering or technology desired, but not required

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Knowledge and Skills

  • Must demonstrate an interest in working with a college-aged student population
  • Demonstrate a willingness to collaborate with students, teammates, and employers to gain an understanding of contemporary hiring processes and stay abreast of trends.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to gain an understanding of the Stevens undergraduate and graduate curricula
  • Possess an understanding of MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint computer applications.
  • Experience or comfortable learning and working with advanced computer applications such as SmartSheets, Handshake, Zoom, MS Teams.
  • Possess excellent organizational, written, oral communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with an ability to adapt to change and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Willingness to occasionally work evenings and weekends to attend university or career center events.

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