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Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Categories: Academic & Career Advising / Support
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Job Title: Assistant Director, Career Advising
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis: Annually
Subject to Grant Funding?: No
Essential Job Functions: The first priority of
all members of the College of Law and Office of Career Development
is to serve the College of Law's clients. Therefore, team members
will not be limited by this job description in an effort to assist
our clients, but will perform whatever tasks are assigned by
supervisor(s). Team members will be readily available, visible, and
accessible to greet visitors. Every effort will be made to answer
client inquiries. If unable to answer an inquiry, the team member
will insure that the client is assisted by another member of the
team or the College of Law staff.
1. Acts as backup for manager in his/her absence.
2. Assists in formulating strategic business plans for assigned
3. Develops and facilitates workshops and sessions on career
development topics and soft-skill development.
4. Assists students in identifying industry-specific experiential
learning and career opportunities.
5. Prepares students for later educational experiences by
encouraging them to explore learning opportunities.
6. Evaluates students' abilities, interests, and personality
characteristics through the use of assessment tools.
7. Collaborates with academic advisors to determine students'
curricular options, such as degree programs, concentrations, and
8. Develops, organizes and prepares materials for students to guide
them through the job search process in their profession, and/or
refers them to available resources.
9. Instructs individuals in career development techniques, such as
job search and application strategies, resume writing, and
10. Conducts ongoing advisement sessions to ensure students' career
development needs have been met.
11. Collaborates with faculty and staff members involved in helping
students or graduates identify and pursue employment
12. Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by
laws, policies, and administrative regulations.
13. Compiles, maintains, analyzes, and prepares reports on data
related to activities such as student engagement and retention,
academic progress, experiential learning, and career success.
14. Represents institution and/or assigned program(s) at community
and campus events, in meetings with other institution personnel,
and during accreditation processes.
15. Promotes the university by participating in community, state,
and national events or meetings, and by developing partnerships
with industry and/or professional associations.
16. Maintains or monitors department and/or program websites.
17. Oversees the daily performance of assigned career development
18. Uses the computer in the analysis and solution of business
problems, such as improving processes, automating workflows, or
optimizing facility scheduling.
19. Generates reports to audit data quality, ensure accuracy, and
20. Adds new material to file records or creates new records as
21. Maintains data integrity and confidentiality.
22. Acts as advisor to student organizations, ensuring adherence to
college and university policies and procedures.
23. Advises student organizations and assists with their efforts to
arrange special events, such as fundraisers, receptions, and
24. Provides accurate and complete disclosure of all required
employment data to accrediting agencies. Compiles statistics and
creates reports as required for the National Association for Law
Placement and other organizations as needed.
25. Tracks and investigates complaints relating to potential
employers unethical or discriminatory hiring practices and
recommends appropriate actions when warranted.
26. Participates in the compilation and study of occupational,
educational, and economic information to assist students and career
development team in determining and carrying out career and
27. Ensures compliance with university policies and procedures;
county, state, federal, and international regulations; professional
association guidelines; and accreditation requirements.
28. Serves as trainer and mentor for junior employees.
29. Completes special projects as assigned.
30. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
1. Psychology - General knowledge of human behavior and
performance, individual differences in ability, personality, and
interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods;
and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective
2. Therapy and Counseling - General knowledge of principles,
methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and
rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career
counseling and guidance.
3. English Language - General knowledge of the structure and
content of the English language including the meaning and spelling
of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
4. Education and Training - General knowledge of principles and
methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and
instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of
5. Customer and Personal Service - General knowledge of principles
and processes for providing customer and personal services. This
includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services,
and evaluation of user satisfaction.
1. Active Listening - Advanced skills in giving full attention to
what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points
being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting
at inappropriate times.
2. Speaking - Advanced skills in talking to others to convey
3. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written
sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Social Perceptiveness - Advanced skills in being aware of
others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
5. Critical Thinking - Advanced skills in using logic and reasoning
to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,
conclusions, or approaches to problems.
6. Writing - Proficient skills in communicating effectively in
writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
7. Judgment and Decision Making - Proficient skills in considering
the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the
8. Active Learning - Proficient skills in understanding the
implications of new information for both current and future
problem-solving and decision-making.
9. Complex Problem Solving - Proficient skills in identifying
complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and
evaluate options and implement solutions.
10. Service Orientation - Advanced skills in actively looking for
ways to help people.
1. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to
specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
2. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is
wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the
problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
3. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of
information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding
a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
4. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions
in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set
of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures,
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the
speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly, so others can
3. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within
a few feet of the observer).
4. May be required to work nights or weekends.
5. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight
6. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods
of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
7. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of
equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils,
mobile devices, and computer keyboards.
Required Education: Juris Doctorate
Major (if required):
Required Experience: Zero (0) to two (2) years
of career advising experience in an academic environment.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No
Background Screening Required? No
Advertised: 02 Apr 2021 Eastern Daylight Time