Becker Career Center
Full Time-Benefit Eligible
Grade E1-Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Assistant Director is responsible for managing the internship program, which includes connecting with local, regional and national employers, and alumni to establish relationships and increase the quality and quantity of opportunities for Union students. The Assistant Director will provide instruction and advise students from diverse backgrounds on all aspects of career planning and internship preparation. The Assistant Director is responsible for collaborating with all members of the Union community, especially academic affairs, college relations, athletics, student clubs and organizations, Greek Life, Residential Life, etc. to help students achieve their goal of securing practical experience. The Assistant Director will develop and present workshops and programs and provide career advising for undergraduate students. Additionally, the Assistant Director will systematically communicate with students, faculty, coaches, parents, and other stakeholders.
Master’s degree in student personnel administration or a related discipline, 2-5 years of experience in a higher education career services environment including counseling and advising of students, knowledge of the internship and employment recruitment process, excellent interpersonal, teamwork and project management skills, ability to interact and develop rapport with varied constituencies (faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, and employers), effective public speaking and presentation skills, excellent written communication and office computer skills, and knowledge of career related information technologies. Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Please apply in person, via fax, U.S. Mail or email:
Req. # 7034
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.
Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.