Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Director, Career Development & Employment Centre

Student Services UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#097-17.18Closing Date:November 10, 2017 4:30pm
Employment Group:A.P.T.Salary or Rate:$52,198 - $67,859 Per Annum
Employment Date:(tentative)January 2, 2018Hours per Week:Full-Time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)ContinuingFunding:University Budget


The Career Development and Employment Centre (CDEC) supports undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni as they explore careers, develop job-search skills, and seek employment. The Director is responsible for the strategic leadership of the CDEC and coordinates all aspects of programming and outreach, ensuring excellent service to students and partners.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Develop and implement the unit’s strategic direction to support organizational goals, program objectives, and student learning and development outcomes. 
·    Represent the University while working closely with Provincial Government departments, local agencies, employers, recruiters and other university Career Services Directors across Canada in order to develop employment links for students through multiple networks and channels; encourage the employment and recruitment of students, graduates, and alumni for full-time, summer, part-time, and internship opportunities.
·    Develop and coordinate innovative career and employment programming, services, and resources including individual career and employment advising, professional development workshops, webinars, self-assessments, print materials, and other resources and programs.
·    Work with the Financial Aid Office to ensure the effective operation of the jointly coordinated Work-Study program; manage the Work-Study budget and projects.
·    Assess, mediate, and resolve sensitive and confidential student employment concerns referred by students, employers, and faculty and staff members.
·    Identify, grow and maintain revenue-generating initiatives that help support the CDEC financially; responsible for writing internal and government proposals for additional revenue resources.  
·    Build relationships with students, faculty, staff, other service providers, and alumni to inform them of relevant employment opportunities, programs available, and to ensure appropriate and adequate response to students’ needs.
·    Work collaboratively with other Student Services departments to advance Student Services initiatives.
·    Assess the effectiveness of the Centre’s operation, policies, programs, guidelines, methods, and procedures and develop plans for continuous improvement.
·    Day-to-day operation of the Centre. Hires, trains, supervises, evaluates, and directs/mentors the staff including student employees.
·    Develop and monitor budgets and ensure that budgetary control procedures are followed.
·    University degree in a relevant area such as Adult Education, Business, Human Resources, or Counselling, a Master’s preferred.
·    Minimum of 5 years of experience progressive leadership experience, preferably in career development, student affairs, counselling, or human resources.
·    Proven presentation and communications skills (written and oral).
·    Experience developing and administering student/client-centred programs and events.
·    Experience with program assessment and evaluation.
·    Familiar with labour market trends and recruitment practices.
·    Skilled in career development and/or educational program planning.
·    Experience with financial management and budget planning.
** To be given consideration for this competition, you must demonstrate how, when and where you acquired the requirements outlined for this position. Your resume must present education and work experience in chronological order, with work experience detailed in both months and years, and whether it was part-time or full-time**


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.