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Assistant Director, Career Services


This position is responsible for assisting in the management and implementation of activities within the Career Services area to effectively deliver comprehensive career services.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Serves as the primary liaison or point of contact for one or more colleges/departments by creating connections among stakeholders and the entire career center to advance the mission of the career center. Collaborates with campus organizations and departmental faculty/staff.
  • Plans and executes an initiative(s) that align with the Center’s strategic priorities to advance career development and experience/opportunities for students.
  • Serves as a recruitment coach. Identifies and develops relationships with new, active, and inactive employers in specified industries in order to increase their recruitment activity for a specific population(s)within the the University of Florida.
  • Serves as a career coach for a specific population(s) to advance students career and professional development. Provides individual or group professional career coaching to students and alumni to develop new career plans, transition strategies or plans.
  • Creates and facilitates customized/tailored career coaching, workshops, and small group engagements within a specified population.
  • Incumbent maintains a budget to carry out programming, technology needs, student staff employment, marketing items and operating expenses.
  • Aids in maintaining quantitative and qualitative records for various types of interactions for assessment and reporting purposes to demonstrate impact. Responsible for tracking and reporting on engagement for relevant population(s). Maintains up-to-date knowledge of employment trends and appropriate career development expertise.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.



Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate field and three years of experience; or a bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience.

Licensure and Certification

Certified Career Services Practitioner (CCSP) upon first year of employment.


This position may include supervisory responsibility.


To see common career pathways for each position at the University of Florida please visit the Career Paths section of the UFHR website.