Assistant Director of Career Ventures - Employer Engagement - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
March 27, 2018
Stanford University, recognized as one of the most prestigious and innovative academic institutions in the world, has been prioritizing students' career development by reinventing its model of career education and investing in additional staff to ensure that its undergraduate and graduate students have a successful transition from college to career. BEAM, Stanford Career Education is accepting applications and nominations for the Assistant Director of Career Ventures. Career Ventures, one of BEAM's three collaborative units, is the Hub for customized industry connections & employer engagement. Additional information about Stanford's Vision 2020 for Career Education is available at: http://beam.stanford.edu .
JOB OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Assistant Dean and Associate Director of Career Ventures, the Assistant Director of Career Ventures is responsible for cultivating relationships with employers from STEM industries to identify internship or full-time opportunities for Stanford students. Create career connection opportunities for students and help deliver against employer recruiting needs by creating educational and engagement opportunities. Act as an industry specialist, meeting with students and/or student organizations to help them to engage with employers within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields.
JOB PURPOSE: Administer, implement, and interpret university and department policies and procedures on issues regarding student life, advising, career counseling and academic services. Identify, clarify, and resolve highly visible or complex issues with substantial significance and impact that may span multiple areas, using expert technical and professional knowledge requiring independent judgment.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:
Increase internship and employment opportunities for students interested in STEM related fields by identifying industry trends and up and coming potential employers
Identify and engage with STEM employers, including those not previously involved in recruiting at Stanford, to broaden student consideration set and improve opportunities for meaningful work
Act as Industry Specialist, providing advice and industry specific career coaching to students, alumni and post docs in relation to career plans, career connections and job search needs
Deliver revenue generating events featuring employers within STEM industries, and support growth of BEAM Partner Program through identification and cultivation of potential partners from STEM industries
Develop and implement Employer Connections events specific to Industry, and provide support in the planning and execution of other BEAM events as needed
Assist BEAM team and other campus stakeholders in connecting with employers within industry where appropriate
Develop strategic plans for key employers to maximize campus engagement, including but not limited to introduction of the BEAM Partner Program and Venture Events
Direct the work of student employees and contribute to the output of the BEAM Associate team as they facilitate employer–student and student–student engagement and support Industry sector
Collaborate in center-wide initiatives, such as open houses, career fairs, meetups, and programs for various constituent groups.
Utilize social media and technology to brand BEAM and Career Ventures and increase awareness of career resources, programs, opportunities, and meaningful connections for employers, students, and alumni.
Assist with identification and nurturing of career communities by developing relationships with Faculty, various campus departments and student groups to fully engage the university network of stakeholders and enhance students' connections to employers and opportunities.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Administer, implement, and interpret university and department policies and procedures on issues regarding student life, advising, career counseling and academic services.
Identify, clarify, and resolve highly visible or complex issues with substantial significance and impact that may span multiple areas, using expert technical and professional knowledge requiring independent judgment.
Manage an area or program in student services, analyze effectiveness, and make final decisions on program eligibility.
Engage in critical analysis of student and program concerns to resolve issues which may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional knowledge.
Develop and implement programming, make strategic recommendations for future programs.
Evaluate and determine recommendations on technology resources, negotiate with resources options and vendors.
Analyze and develop report requirements, portals, and student facing communications.
Manage outreach programs, relationships with external community and university liaisons.
Engage in critical analysis of student and program concerns to resolve substantial issues which may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional knowledge.
Provide direct advice to students on a range of issues including, but not limited to, career plans, community standards, etc., in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions.
Manage financial processes and development of budgets.
Oversee key processes, including contribution and direction on policy and program content.
Provide consulting advice to internal and external organizations; act as subject matter expert in a specialized field.
Lead department or university wide teams and projects.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Internal Number: 272871
About Stanford University
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is a...n equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.