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Assistant Director of Academic & Student Services

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Academic & Student Services


Florida State University

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Position Description



  • Serve as liaison to the College of Business; provides direct career services to students/alumni in the implementation of their career plans.
  • Advise students individually or in groups regarding various types of work experience opportunities, internship/job search strategies, and registering for Career Center services and programs.
  • Identifies and establishes key relationships with Deans, Department Heads, and Academic Advisors to effectively leverage communication to students about career opportunities.
  • Conduct employability skills workshops received, both directly and through general Career Center request form, from faculty, staff, and student organizations affiliated with the College of Business.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and managing career services in the Career Center's College of Business satellite office.
  • Provides supervision and direction to A&P staff supporting employer relations and recruitment services.
  • Provide training and evaluation for A&P staff. Develop linkages between FSU students/alumni and employers.
  • Assist in facilitating, promoting and expanding interaction with business/industry, government, and nonprofit employers to create and increase experiential learning and full-time opportunities.
  • Assist in delivering other core Career Center programs including recruiting services, employer development, career advising, and teaching SDS 3340.
  • Provides accurate data collection for student engagement in career services to support strategic planning and annual reporting needs.
  • Make recommendations regarding career information and/or job search resources that should be maintained by the Career Center to meet the specific needs of students in the various academic programs within the College of Business.
  • Assist in developing policies and procedures for the employer relations and recruitment services unit and ensures policies are implemented. Represents the Career Center in professional Associations.
  • Serves on Career Center, Division of Student Affairs and university committees as needed.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and four years of experience related to the duties of the position. (Note: higher education may substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)

  • Ability to apply the principles and practices of strategic planning, development, and evaluation.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives.

  • Ability to gather, interpret, report, and/or edit information.

  • Ability to train and supervise employees.

  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.

  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

  • Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions. Knowledge of principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation.

  • Knowledge of student programs and activities.

  • Knowledge of the concept, principles and practices of management.

  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of career counseling and development.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of student program planning, development, and evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience in business administration, human resources, student personnel, counseling, higher education, or related field. 

  • Master’s degree preferred. 

  • Prefer a minimum of 4 years of experience in Human Resources, Recruiting, Consulting or Career Services (direct service for business students preferred). 

  • Ability to establish rapport and relate well to students, faculty staff and employers.