Posting Date: May 22, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled
William Paterson University is seeking applications for an Associate Director, Career Development Center. Under the direction and supervision of the Director of the Career Development Center, the Associate Director is responsible for leading the employer relations team in developing non-credited internships and varied job opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate works with students, alumni, other professional staff, faculty and employers to ensure that students are adequately prepared and able to build on developmental goals toward desired careers. This position implements and coordinates career related workshops, employment placement efforts and serves as a resource to the University community for career related information and services. The Associate Director will also oversee the Pesce Family Mentoring Institute.
As an integral part of the William Paterson community, the Career Development Center collaborates with University and community constituents to empower students to define and achieve their personal, academic, and career development goals. The Center offers career related resources for students, alumni and employers through best-practice career counseling, coaching, job, internship and graduate school preparation, as well as employment and mentoring connections. For more information please visit https://www.wpunj.edu/career-center/
The Pesce Family Institute is housed within the Career Development Center. This Institute, made possible by a generous gift by William Pesce and his family utilizes the power of mentor-mentee relationships to help students for careers or graduate level education. For more information please visit https://www.wpunj.edu/career-center/pesce-family-mentoring-institute/
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About William Paterson:
William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.
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William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer
that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students.
Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, New Jersey 07470