The Director works as part of the Krannert Professional Development Center (KPDC) team, in strong collaboration with Advising and Alumni Relations, to manage the CareerBound program with the ultimate outcome of transforming the preparation of Krannert Undergraduate students to be “career-ready” upon graduation. The work includes long range planning, design, and implementation of CareerBound as it expands over time to include all undergraduate students. The Director will suggest changes or improvements as appropriate in conjunction with advising, alumni relations, KPDC Employer Engagement and Faculty. Guide further development, implementation, review and evaluation of the CareerBound/undergraduate programs and aligned services. Leverage the online platforms that CareerBound uses to connect with students and to collect data. Effectively recruit and on-board new employees as well as train and mentor new and existing employees responsible for CareerBound and Undergraduate career development efforts (including MGT295).
As the Director there will be a need to effectively communicate the mission and vision of CareerBound and ensure future direction of the program aligns accordingly. They will also oversee all aspects of related efforts and activities by overseeing the CareerBound program and managing CareerBound / undergraduate career advisors. Use strategic planning to develop strategies to serve student populations, deliver information in ways that resonate with today's students and infuse career readiness and National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) career competencies into the Krannert culture.
Cover letter required for full consideration
This position will consider a temporary option to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, but will return to being office-based
Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions immediately
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
For full consideration please apply directly to: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=12414&company=purdueuniv