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Director of Career Development

09/14/2018 10:52 am

Rockford University is proud to announce the position vacancy of

Director of Career Development

The Director of Career Development provides guidance and resources to assist students and Rockford University alumni with their career planning and search process. The position is housed under the banner of Student Life and is responsible for providing students/alumni with career counseling, assistance with career exploration, internships and job support, and pursuing graduate/professional admission. The Director of Career Development oversees delivery of services through workshops, individual appointments, classroom presentations, and through the use of technology.

A master’s degree from an accredited institution is required (College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or Human Resources is preferred). Three years of experience in post-secondary education or other student personnel work or Human Resources is desirable. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, faculty and staff is necessary. Knowledge of career development, excellent interpersonal, written and verbal (presentation) skills, effective time management, and the ability to take initiative with minimal guidance are necessary skills for the candidate to be successful. Finally, preferred candidates will have strong PC skills that include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Salary commensurate with experience, plus university benefits.

Contact Person:
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and three references to:

Review of resumes will begin immediately.
Rockford University will continue to accept resumes until the position is filled.

About Rockford:
Rockford University is located in the Rock River Valley, which is less than 90 minutes from Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison, Wisconsin. Our campus includes more than 130 beautiful park-like acres of land and is centered in the geographic heart of Rockford, Illinois, the 3rd largest city in Illinois outside the Chicago metropolitan area.