Position Description

Director of Career Services & Assessment
Job Department/School Career Development
FT/PT/Temp Full time
Location Garden City, N.Y.
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Title Position Reports To: Executive Director Center for Career and Professional Development


Develop and implement strategies in support of positive career outcomes for students and graduates of the University.  Promote, facilitate, and coordinate various experiential learning opportunities for students including internships, campus employment, and professional and leadership development. Assess, compile and publicize placement and internship data and profile student and alumni success.



Counsel students regarding work experience, job/internship search activities and resume preparation.

Serve as chief liaison to the Deputy Provost, the Office of Institutional Research & Planning and to the Office of Information Technology Services to lead and develop all departmental assessment activity including internship tracking and graduate outcomes collections.  Assist in developing policies and procedures for capturing, assessing, and promoting graduate outcomes data.

Compile and publicize placement data for all programs and profile student and alumni success.

Support career services at the University’s dynamic learning hubs, including Manhattan.  Lead, develop, and manage all policies and procedures for NYC Scholars Internship Program.

Manage daily operations of the Jaggar Community Fellows Program.

Assist in developing a “gap-year” experience for high school students.

Assist in coordinating AU International Career Services.

Serve as primary contact to the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Nursing & Public Health, and the Athletics Department

In conjunction with the Office of Pre-Professional Advisement and Fellowships, facilitate professional and graduate school advising

Supervise the production of the bi-annual Career Compass newsletter highlighting events, services and student success stories.

Supervise all social media online communications on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, etc.

Present workshops on internships, resume preparation, interview skills and other career topics.

Develop mechanisms to enhance program learning outcomes assessment.

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Excellent interpersonal, counseling and presentation skills.

Experience networking with employers or organizations.

Extensive computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet).

Proficiency in the use of social media as a recruitment/placement tools

Ability to multi-task while organizing a variety of programs and providing attention to detail.

Initiate and be creative in administering complex projects


Master’s Degree required and 10+ years of career services experience.

POSITION(S) SUPERVISED:  Associate Director Experiential Learning, Associate Director Internships, Hourly Career Counselors


Adelphi University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination regarding all educational, student programs and employment actions and further commits not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of an individual's race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.