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Assistant Director; Career Advisor, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Bradley University
Peoria, Illinois

April 4, 2017

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Assistant Director include but are not limited to advising students and alumni regarding appropriate career and job search strategies; coordinating application, referral, placement and monitoring activities for experiential education students; conducting employer development activities; actively participating on assigned teams; and providing workshops and classroom presentations concerning career planning and job search topics. Some evening and weekend work is required. The Assistant Director works with SCC staff, employers, other University units and reports to the Executive Director of the Smith Career Center.

Job Requirements 

Candidates must possess exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication (verbal and written) skills; ability to demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural and age diversity; and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel. The successful candidate must be very detail-oriented, possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills, and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. A master’s degree is required upon start of the position. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in career services, student affairs, or a related field. Must be able to access non-ADA compliant buildings and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

How To Apply:

Qualified candidates must electronically submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, a current resume, and complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references to Gregory Haines, Search Chair at To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by April 21, 2017. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.


Additional Information:

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois. For additional information please visit The Smith Career Center (SCC), a center within the Division of Student Affairs, provides comprehensive career services to students and alumni and practical recruitment assistance to employers. The programs and services offered are innovative and responsive to current trends and economic conditions affecting the job market and career opportunities. The SCC develops and implements over 150 career related programs, serving over 5,000 students and alumni each year. For additional information about the Smith Career Center, please visit Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.


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