Quinnipiac University

  • Temporary Assistant Director of Advising for Student Development

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/6/2018 4:33 PM)
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    # Positions
    School of Communications - Administration
  • Overview

    The School of Communications at Quinnipiac University invite applications for a Temporary Assistant Director for Advising and Student Development to support the Director with the Career Development function in the School of Communications.


    This is a temporary position that will last from July 1, 2018, until approximately the end of December 2018. From July to September, the position will be 20 hours per week. From September to December, the position will require flexibility to work additional hours.


    About the School of Communications:


    The School of Communications fosters student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies, and a respect for diversity. The School offers degree programs in: Film, Television and Media Arts; Interactive Media & Design; Journalism; Public Relations; Advertising & Integrated Communications; and Media Studies.


    About Quinnipiac University:

    Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.





    • Assist with the direction and implementation of career advising activities in the School of Communications
    • Assist with career counseling workshops and programming
    • Assist with career fairs and other career-related events
    • Provide administrative support for internship and career practicum experiences
    • Provide résumé development and reviews for undergraduate and graduate students
    • Work with faculty on career development-related questions and matters
    • Efficiently and effectively resolve student problems and address concerns
    • Work ethically and with professional integrity and discretion
    • Perform other duties as necessary



    Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants


    • Master's Degree in higher education administration, communications or other related field

    • 5 years of advising undergraduate students in a university or college setting

    • Familiarity with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

    • Demonstrated experience as an effective advocate for students

    • Ability to work with a diverse population

    • Proficiency with Blackboard and the use of various social media job platforms such as LinkedIn

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • Flexibilty to work more than 20 hours as needed


    Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.


    Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.


    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Code: 2018-2428




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