Job Positions

Assistant Director Career Services

Categories: North Central Region 6


Engineering Student Services


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date Posted:

Feb 25 2021 9:31AM

Close Date:

Mar 12 2021

Position Description

The Assistant Director of Career Services position will serve as an integral part of the Engineering Student Services team by leading career development activities, events, interviews, classroom presentations, career coaching, and first destination and internship data for the College of Engineering programs in Lincoln and Omaha.


This position will serve as the primary career services contact for engineering students, employers, and UNL and UNO Career Services offices; and will supervise the College of Engineering Career Services Coordinator in Omaha. Serving as an engaged member of the Engineering Student Services Team, the position will assist in the direction of programs and services designed to enhance the professional skill and career development of the College of Engineering’s undergraduate student populations as directed. Position will provide strategic outreach to students who need career-related interventions. On behalf of the college and/or university, position will lead programs and processes that will impact student success in the college and university. Position will leverage knowledge of college and university policies and procedures to critically analyze and map business processes and data to identify gaps and ensure maximum efficiency.

Application Process View requisition S_210114 at for details and to apply. Review of applications begins March 12. Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Institution Information

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. 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

Nancy Re, Human Resources Specialist


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, education, counseling, psychology, student affairs, or related field plus 2 years of experience in student employment, internships/cooperative education, and/or career services required. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and presentation skills essential. Excellent organization/time management skills, proficiency with word processing, database, spreadsheet and presentation software necessary. Must have the ability to function in a fast-paced, team oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in engineering, business, education, counseling, psychology, or student affairs preferred. Three years of experience in student employment, internships/cooperative education, or career services desirable. Knowledge of occupational areas translated to college majors helpful. Counseling skills and knowledge of theory/application of career counseling preferred. Ability to interpret statistical information desirable.