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Director of Graduate Career Development Center

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Graduate Career Development Center


University of California, Riverside

Date Posted:

Apr 2 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

June 2 2020

Position Description

The Director provides strategic, data-informed leadership of the AGSM's career center, collaboratively partnering with the campuses' career and advising professionals, as well as faculty and external stakeholders to provide students with the guidance, resources, and opportunities needed to launch their professional lives. As the expert on career development, labor trends, and related career services, the Director will communicate post- collegiate outcomes, share best practices, promote cross-departmental and divisional data sharing, advance the use of technology, and foster creative strategies and solutions that address evolving needs and expectations of both student and employers. In addition to overseeing the management of the AGSM Career Development Center, the Director has a high degree of autonomy in developing programs, identifying necessary resources, and setting short/long-term strategies, which have an impact on the ranking of AGSM. This includes devising intentional strategies that engage and support career readiness among diverse student populations including underrepresented, under-resourced, international, non-traditional, and veteran students. Creating formal relationships with national and regional corporations to provide AGSM with partnership opportunities is a key responsibility. The Director is responsible for ensuring that all staff of the CDC establish strong relationships with international, national, regional, and local Graduate professional organizations, such as, the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBACSEA), the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Prospanica, NAAMBA, MPACE, and NACE. In consultation with other AGSM administrators, the Director manages relationships between the school, UCR, and external constituencies, such as, alumni and corporations with primary attention given to developing internship and postgraduate employment opportunities that are developed based on comprehensive programming. The Director will continuously cultivate and manage a broad spectrum of internal and external working relationships including with faculty; academic and student life administrators; admissions and enrollment management, advancement, alumni relations, and institutional research colleagues; alumni; governmental leaders; and employers. The Director will supervise two (2) administrative staff, two (2) graduate students, and is responsible for administering the office's annual budget. TO APPLY For a detailed position description, required qualifications, and to apply for this position, please visit the UCR Human Resources website at and reference Job#: 201912029801. UCR is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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UC Riverside, School of Business

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Required Qualifications
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. 8-13 years of related experience


Preferred Qualifications
An advanced degree (Masters or higher) in student affairs, higher education administration, counseling, business, public administration or related discipline Minimum 5 years of professional budget management experience, including oversight of allocated budget resources and review of spending Minimum of 10 years of progressive professional experience in career services, student affairs, corporate recruitment, business, or development Apply here: PI119498286