01 May
Director of Career Services & Employer Relations - Information Networking Instit
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh , 15201 Pittsburgh USA

Reference #: 2021606

The Information Networking Institute (INI) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) educates and develops engineers through in information networking, security and mobile, as well as AI and IoT engineering across two program locations: Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley. Established in 1989 in response to a demand from industry for professionals skilled in both computer science and engineering, the INI has to become an integral part of Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering.Taught by world-class faculty, the INI's rigorous technical curriculum incorporates business and policy perspectives. Through flexible, interdisciplinary curricula, INI students can customize their program experiences to help them realize their career aspirations. Beyond the rich academic experience, the INI's vibrant meta-curriculum offers distinct opportunities outside of the classroom to help tackle problems, pilot new ideas and develop solutions for industry and government. The INI has more than 2,700 alumni that serve high-powered companies, tech start-ups and government agencies, always returning to their home away from home at the INI to recruit, mentor and inspire current students to follow their path to success.CMU seeks aDirector of Career Services and Employer Relations to join the INI. This position is based in Pittsburgh with an option for a hybrid work schedule and reports directly to the INI Senior Director of Strategic Operations. The person in this role works closely with the entire INI team in Pittsburgh and on the Carnegie Mellon University-Silicon Valley (CMU-SV) campus to create and maintain a career development program and an engagement strategy for INI graduate students. This role is closely integrated with the Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) team under the guidance of its Senior Associate Dean and Director.Core responsibilities include:Managing all phases of Career Services activities of the interdisciplinary technical master's programs of the INI.Working directly with students to guide them with career planning and job searches, as well as developing and implementing a strategic employer-relations plan.Building and maintaining strong relationships with key industry and government contacts, alumni, faculty, staff and students.Crafting and implementing the career services strategy for the INI graduate-level students, including professional development and internship and job search preparation.Working closely with the CPDC Employer Development team and the INI Director of Strategic Relations to develop and implement a comprehensive employer development and outreach plan.Assisting in the expansion of existing recruiting relationships by identifying the talent needs of INI's recruiting partners and INI graduate students who can fill those specific needs.Supporting the Principal Investigator of the NSF-funded Scholarship for Service program coordinating student support, government relations, and necessary reporting.Representing the INI at job fairs, events and conferences.Other duties as assigned.Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Carnegie Mellon. Inclusion, collaboration, and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who can effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.You should demonstrate:Ability to communicate with and support students from various backgrounds, especially international students.Demonstrated ability to develop, plan, market and implement innovative student-oriented programs and interact with students and employers from a wide range of backgrounds.Established record of strong leadership capability and excellent problem-solving skills as well as exception l interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills.Interest and enthusiasm for working with INI graduate engineering students to help them with their career and professional development goals.Ability to work collaboratively with internal department, campus stakeholders and university-level career advisors.Excellent knowledge of Career Services and an understanding of university policies and procedures.Strong attention to detail, with experience evaluating and reporting on student outcomes.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in a related field (i.e. College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, Engineering, Human Resources) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. A master's degree in a related field is preferred.3-5 years of experience in a career counseling role is required. Previous experience working in an engineering, recruiting or higher education career services leadership role as well as experience working with graduate and international students in a student services environment is strongly preferred.Requirements:Successful background checkOccasional domestic travel is expected, international travel may be required.Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.Those employees who are have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from to an enticing offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with and take well-deserved breaks with ample and observed . Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our to help navigate childcare needs, , and so much more!For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may beawaiting you, explore our .

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it's about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!LocationPittsburgh, PA

Job FunctionCareer Planning and Placement

Position TypeStaff - Regular

Full Time/Part timeFull time

Pay BasisSalary

More Information:Please visit "" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.Click to view a listing of employee benefitsCarnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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