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Assistant Director - Business Career Center

Categories: North Central Region 6


College of Business


University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Date Posted:

Sep 27 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The Business Career Center in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln delivers innovative services and programs to develop confident, professional, and connected business students. We are looking for an Assistant Director with a passion for guiding students’ professional development. As a member of the Business Career Center team, the Assistant Director will serve as a career advisor to business students and coordinate a course within the Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP), a series of four 1-credit hour classes required of all undergraduate business students. This position collaborates with the Associate Director to create, implement, and assess the strategic vision of specific PrEP courses. They will also manage and oversee additional program areas for either students or employers. The Assistant Director may supervise full-time career coach(es), graduate assistant(s), and/or student staff.


The Assistant Director will coach undergraduate and graduate students with professional and career development plans including exploration of individual interests, strengths, values, business majors, and possible careers. This individual will meet individually with students and alumni to help them identify and apply for potential internships as well as full-time jobs upon graduation (assisting with résumés, cover letters, interviewing skills, networking, etc.). Additional responsibilities include planning and presenting career-related programs to classes and student organizations, teaching other CoB Professional Enhancement Program courses, developing career-related programming for students, employers, and faculty/staff, and building and maintaining relationships with employers.

Application Process

Access requisition S_190963 at Click on “Apply for this Job.” You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format. Applicant review will begin on October 14, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Institution Information

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Additional Information

Contact Information

Celest Spier,


Required Qualifications


Master’s degree plus two years of career services experience that includes career/academic advising or teaching required. Curriculum or program development/management experience necessary. Experience must demonstrate public speaking skill and the ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Requires proficiency with word processing, database, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in business, education, counseling, student affairs, or a related field preferred. Supervisory experience is desirable. Proven ability to develop, implement, and assess learning objectives and course outcomes is preferred. Proficiency with course management software helpful.