Asst/Assc. Director of Career Equity and Access and Global Career Development

Staff Exempt Boston, Massachusetts


Description

The AD of Career Equity and Access and global career development will support the development and implementation of equity and access initiatives that help to achieve the goals of the Center for Career Equity, Development, and Success. They will contribute to the success of implementing our EVERYS for all students. They will have a primary role with community-building amongst international students, faculty, and staff. 

60% - Building Practices, Assessment and Outcomes

  • Utilize knowledge of domestic and international employment landscape and educate the Career Center with information regarding best practices, hiring trends and key insights into the local and international job market
  • In collaboration with the Career Communities within the Center, extend relationships with current employers and other external stakeholders (e.g., alumni and parents) who can support the success of students and cultivate relationships with prospective external stakeholders
  • Develop and coordinate innovative career-related programs strategically devised for the specific needs of international students and domestic students interested in global careers in conjunction with the Career Education team
  • Leverage institutional data to drive decision making about services offered to this population of students and conduct relevant assessments to understand if services and programs are meeting student needs
  • Develop advising structures, mentoring opportunities, and programmatic ways to support students’ career goals and for international students and students interested in global careers in collaboration with RAMP
  • Identify and cultivate virtual opportunities for students to interact with employers around the globe
  • Establish and maintain a global network of students, parents, and alumni to help international students connect with opportunities in their home country
  • Work to engage employers, alumni and/or parents in programs and services in conjunction with the Career Communities, and maintain relationships with companies willing to sponsor from resources such as Handshake, MyVisaJobs, GoinGlobal and communicate those opportunities directly to the Career Communities ADs

20% - Programming and Outreach

  • Develops and conducts programming related to workplace diversity and inclusion, inclusive hiring practices, and other relevant topics
  • Assist in the coordination of center wide special programs, workshops, career fairs, and other events as needed
  • Works with the operations team to gather data and track outcomes for international students

20% - Representation, Partnerships and Communication

  • Serve as liaison to the Center for International Programs, INTO and associated offices and individuals supporting international students; meets with these stakeholders as needed to enhance student support and services Works closely with operations to share stories of career success from international students, and students involved in global programming
  • Collaborate with operations to create and manage online surveys (Qualtrics), summarize and analyze data and create reports supporting the needs of the Equity and Access team

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate a deep commitment to ameliorate the barriers faced by international students and students from underserved communities
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience are eligible for position title of Assistant Director. Experience gained as an undergraduate or graduate student may be included
  • Candidates with a Master’s degree with at least 3-6 years of experience are eligible for the position of Associate Director. Experience gained as an undergraduate or graduate student may be included
  • Proven experience in working with diverse populations including international students. Demonstrate competence working with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and records
  • Ability to prioritize schedules with diplomacy and good judgment required
  • Demonstrate teamwork and ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in employer relations, with knowledge of career paths and recruiting practices
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and project/program management skills
  • Knowledge of learning management systems/applications (Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of SEVIS
  • Ability to supervise undergraduate students and graduate fellows

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.