Associate Vice Chancellor, Career Development & Education - Student Affairs | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary The Associate Vice Chancellor for Career Development and Education provides leadership for career preparation and readiness and strategic direction for the development of a university-wide approach to career planning and employer relations for a diverse student population. Specifically, the AVC oversees the Career Center, an office that supports undergraduate and graduate/professional students at WashU. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Career Development and Education also works 1-1 with students, faculty, staff, and employers. The AVC serves on a variety of University committees and task forces and plays a critical role in building relationships with and between academic units and potential employers. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Provides leadership and vision for career development and education on campus, including supervision of the Career Center. Participates in strategic planning, development, and implementation to meet changing needs in career planning and preparation. Oversees efforts to strengthen existing programs as well as the development and evaluation of new initiatives that strategically align with Washington University institutional objectives. Represents WashU locally, regionally, nationally, and globally to drive recruitment of WashU graduates. Builds and fosters relationships with employers, alumni, parents, and community partners to open doors for WashU students and graduates. Collaborates with partners on campus to advance the quality, impact, and scale of career education and preparation. Works closely with academic deans, University Advancement, the Office of the Chancellor, Student Affairs units, and others, as appropriate, to assist students in accessing resources that will lead to meaningful career opportunities. Facilitates communication with students, families, and external parties to welcome feedback that will allow the Center to continually improve upon its offerings. Serves as a member of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairsâ™ leadership and advisory teams and works collaboratively with other team members toward meeting university and divisional goals for student life on campus. Performs other duties as assigned. Working Conditions Normal office environment. Ability to travel to on and off-campus locations as required. Applicant Special Instructions We have partnered with C. V. O'Boyle to review candidates. Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment.  A complete application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae or résumé, and contact information for five professional references who can speak to the candidateâ™s qualifications for this position.  (References will not be contacted without prior express permission.)  Expressions of interest, applications, nominations, and inquiries should be directed to Washington Universityâ™s search consultant, Mr. Chuck Oâ™Boyle of C. V. Oâ™Boyle, Jr., LLC, at . Preferred Qualifications Doctorate in Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or a terminal degree in a related field (e.g., MSW or a health related profession; JD) is highly desirable. Active participation in professional associations. Experience working with high achieving diverse students. Qualified candidates will have experience working in or collaborating with higher education. Strong management and supervisory skills; ability to mentor and develop staff, and the ability to work collaboratively; budget management experience. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to manage multiple, competing priorities; strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills are required. Highest standards of integrity and ethics in both performance and behavior; ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. Strong commitment to, and understanding of, working with a diverse student population and as part of an inclusive campus environment. Understanding of college student development and critical issues facing college students. Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques and the ability to de-escalate emotionally distressed or agitated students or family members. Active listening skills and empathy. Ability to collaborate across a wide variety of disciplines. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree and ten years or Masterâ™s and eight years of progressively responsible leadership. Grade 00 Salary Range Base pay is commensurate with experience. The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.