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Assistant Director, Career Services

The Fletcher School Office of Career Services (OCS) helps students build critical career preparation skills, define their goals and connect with employment opportunities. The office provides services to graduate students and alumni.

The Assistant Director, Career Services provides guidance and insights to a diverse U.S./international graduate student body on career paths, job skills needed, job search strategizing, networking, application/resume review and interview preparation. This person will deliver services in both one-on-one and group settings.

This position is responsible for:

  1. Providing career development and job search coaching to all Fletcher students in one-to-one meetings, drop-in sessions and via email; Some job search coaching to alumni
  2. Managing/designing/updating/teaching the Professional Development Program (PDP), the career development course required for graduation and teaching 2 sections annually
  3. Offering workshops on the job search process and sector-specific programming
  4. Conducting employer outreach to organizations in assigned/designated sectors and relationship management with existing and new employers. This includes recruiting organizations to participate in career events
  5. Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree; Three to five years of experience
  • Understanding of potential career opportunities and application processes among IGO’s (e.g., UN system), INGO’s, non-profit organizations and the public sector and/or willingness to learn about them
  • Proven ability to design and implement engaging instructional programs/workshops
  • Demonstrated experience developing and presenting information in a compelling way to individuals and groups
  • Demonstrated skill in connecting job applicants with resources and/or internship/full time opportunities
  • Computer proficiency and demonstrated experience in use of computer applications, online video platforms and other web-based technology
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, as well as facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively on teams
  • A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within diverse communities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience advising/coaching a diverse student population including both U.S. and international students
  • Curriculum design training
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas), career services management platforms, and other technology as needed and/or willingness to learn.

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