The University Career Center & The President’s Promise will fill two positions from this search:

    • Program
      Director, School of Public Health
    • Program Director, College of Information Studies
The Program Director, in
conjunction with University Career Center & The President’s Promise (Center) staff and campus partners, proactively assists
students through a stage-focused career development model. The Program Director’s responsibilities include: providing individual
assistance to students, customizing career development activities for assigned college, and working collaboratively with assigned faculty
and staff and center-based staff.The Program Director, Center supervisor and the assigned college counterpart will jointly develop a
strategic integration and implementation plan for career development that will guide the Program Director’s work. The Program Director
will complement the work being done by any college-based career practitioners. Additionally, Center staff will support the Program
Director’s responsibilities, by providing basic career advising for students at the early stage of development (e.g., self-assessment
and career exploration), planning and logistics for college-specific career events, and providing assessment data pertinent to strategic
decisions. Center located employer relations staff and alumni engagement staff will also work collaboratively with the Program Director.

This position reports to the Senior Associate Director of the Center.

Responsibilities include:

Student Contacts:

  • Meet individually with students to help them advance through the career
    development stages.
  • Provide students with career exposure opportunities and bring students into direct contact with the world of
  • Help students to identify and participate in co-curricular learning opportunities.
  • Assist students in articulating
    gained knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Teach students how to develop their own professional networks.

Faculty and Staff Collaborations:

  • Prepare developmental activities for integration into curricula and
    co-curricular opportunities.
  • Develop multifaceted forms of career exposure activities.
  • Create and provide unpacking
    (meaning making) exercises to every experiential learning activity.
  • Coordinate and present college-specific outreaches and
    customized programs.
  • Support Graduation Survey data collection and college reporting efforts.

Staff Collaborations:

  • Work collaboratively with Center to enhance and diversify discipline-specific experiential
    learning opportunities and other career programming initiatives.
  • Leverage Center resources to connect students to professional
    networks, including alumni ones, and help to identify potential internship and job opportunities.
  • Work with Center staff to engage
    alumni to gain access to fields and employers underrepresented in recruiting.
  • Support employer relations efforts by helping to
    identify potential employers, jobs and internship opportunities.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and information about appropriate
    career fields.


  • Maintain service delivery records pertaining to career
    advising, programming and other career-related activities.
  • Evaluate, monitor, and report on the utilization of services.
  • Attend regularly scheduled Center’s full staff and unit meetings and as appropriate, assigned college meetings.
  • Support
    Center work by assisting with programs and services, contributing to discussions, and serving on various committees.
  • Other duties
    as assigned.
Education: Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel, education, or related

Experience: At least three (3) years’ experience in career services or a related field required,
including student guidance, educational programming, work with faculty and employers and administrative responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Computer literacy is required, including computer assisted guidance
      systems, Internet job search tools and database management systems.
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Excellent written communication and presentation skills.
    • The ability to work with diverse student populations is critical.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values for the University Career Center and are integral to achieve our mission.
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all backgrounds, experiences and abilities are welcome and experience a
sense of belonging. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to these values across all spectrums.

experience with School of Public Health OR College of Information Studies career fields and/or in a comprehensive university career center
is strongly preferred.
The University Career Center & The President’s Promise will
two positions from this search:
    • Program Director,
      Career Services – School of Public Health
    • Program Director, Career Services – College of Information Studies


  • Mid $70’s
  • The University offers a comprehensive benefits
    package, including annual leave, sick leave and tuition remission
To Apply:Apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/107381
For best
consideration, please submit resume with cover letter and the names and contact information of three professional references
by June 4, 2023.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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