Northeastern University, Toronto Campus

Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning

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Job Profile Summary

The Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning leads career services and experiential learning for Northeastern University’s Toronto Campus, collaborating with the Partnerships team, career and experiential staff, and faculty located at the Toronto Campus and across the Northeastern Global University System.

Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Toronto Campus, the focus of this position is planning, developing, and overseeing the delivery of career development programs, e.g., full-time, co-op, experiential learning, for all students at the Toronto Campus.

The Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning will lead a team of student facing co-op and career advisors and will be accountable for building and executing a best-in-class strategy to ensure career readiness for all students at the Toronto Campus. This includes the design and delivery of career development and experiential learning programming related to networking, cover letter writing, co-op, job searches, workplace skills development, resume building, mock interview preparation, career readiness, etc.

The ideal candidate for this role is a strategic thinker and executor, who is motivated by student success and outcomes. This is an ideal role for someone who can design and execute a strategy, but who is also comfortable leading workshops, facilitating sessions, and working individually with students. We are looking for someone who is energized by the opportunity to help shape policies, innovations, and culture at a growing campus within a global network.

Other responsibilities include ensuring that students across all colleges and programs have consistent access to in-person and virtual career support; working with the Partnerships team and other internal partners to create and deliver events and programs to meet evolving career development needs; ensuring that co-op positions are administered in a timely, efficient manner; and ensuring that students across all colleges and programs have access to experiential learning and career opportunities.

The Director monitors trends to help shape priorities for new programs, services, and technological innovations. The position requires a minimum of three days/week on campus and some evening and weekend hours.

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