Executive Director of Career Services
The Executive Director of the Career Center is a full time leadership position in the Division of Student Affairs at Colorado State University (CSU). The Executive Director is responsible for the $2.5 million budget and overall operation of the Career Center. This position oversees programs that educate students toward excellence in exploring, enhancing, explaining, and experiencing their future career plans. This position develops relationships with employers educating them on best practices for hiring CSU students for internships and full-time employment. The position collaborates with multiple campus administrators, Deans & Associate Deans from all of the colleges, faculty, and staff colleagues in support of University-wide initiatives and events, and works with students from multiple student led organizations. The Executive Director manages the Leadership Team and is responsible for ongoing supervision of all 64 employees to ensure the mission, goals and objectives of the organization are successfully accomplished. The position is designed for a visionary leader, who can communicate, collaborate, and manage a large competent staff and coordinate a complex campus-wide career services network. The Executive Director will carry out their responsibilities under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Student Success.
Full job description available at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/47663
A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume or Vita addressing all job qualifications, along with the names and contact information of three references including relationship and current supervisor, submitted through the Colorado State University application website located at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/47663.
Applicants needing assistance or accommodations may contact Codi Delgadillo at Codi.Delgadillo@colostate.edu or call (970) 491-1782.
Application materials should be addressed to Search Committee: Executive Director of the Career Center, Colorado State University.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, completed applications must be on file on or before August 6, 2017, 11:59pm MTZ.
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, an award-winning city on the front range of the Rocky Mountains. Fort Collins’ location, with views of the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks, allows easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports. In addition to outdoors activities, Fort Collins residents often get to choose between outdoor festivals, a concert at a venue tucked into the Rockies, or browsing art galleries in their free time. Fort Collins is about an hour away from metropolitan Denver and Denver International Airport.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Qualifications & Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree completed in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, Business, or a related area.
• Ten (10) years of experience in university career services.
• Five (5) years supervisory experience.
• Knowledge of corporations, career development, career counseling, job search strategies, job market trends, employer relations, contemporary recruitment practices, and/or trends in career services.
• Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with diverse populations.
• Experience planning and managing a large and complex operating budget.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.