The Assistant Director for Career Development at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) oversees student career advising and preparation programs. Collaborating with the Director, this role involves creating and promoting diverse programs, workshops, and sessions to educate students in career development for architecture, art, and planning. The Assistant Director will select, train, and supervise Peer Career Advisors, working closely with college leadership and academic departments.
Provide career coaching through various channels, including drop-ins, appointments, telephone, email, and workshops.
Conduct resume and cover letter reviews, practice interviews, and coordinate portfolio reviews and job/internship placements.
Build relationships with faculty, staff, alumni, and external partners.
The position is based on the Ithaca campus and may require some periodic travel.
Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to manage multiple projects and function effectively with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
Proven leadership skills, both as a team leader and a team player.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and maintain a collaborative virtual team environment.
Experience in and/or demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and wellbeing.
Passionate about working in an organization that values diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and wellbeing.
Ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all ethnicities, genders, ages, and backgrounds.
Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Prior experience in career services and/or experience working in alumni affairs and development, advising, recruiting, employer relations, or student affairs field strongly preferred.
Knowledge of the fields of architecture, art, and city and regional planning.
Background in working with multiple disciplines and experience in higher education.
Experience working with high-level individuals to advance relationships.
There is no visa sponsorship and no relocation funding available for this position
About the College:
The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University (Cornell AAP) is home to nearly 1000 students, 120 faculty, and 65 staff members who come together from around the world to take up some of today's most urgent challenges and advance research, inquiry, and approaches to designing, making, and doing that build a more just and sustainable future.
A vital college at one of the nation's foremost research universities, Cornell AAP bridges fields and faculty with five departments, 20-degree programs, 18 faculty-led labs, and the Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities, a platform for building partnerships that make change in our cities and communities nationally and internationally.
Cornell AAP's departments include Architecture, Art, and Planning, as well as the new multicollege Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate, jointly led by the S.C. Johnson College of Business; and the multicollege Department of Design Tech, administered by Cornell AAP in partnership with Cornell Bowers CIS; Cornell Engineering; the College of Human Ecology; and Cornell Tech. The college is housed across three locations -- Ithaca, NY; New York City; and Rome, Italy -- each with world-class facilities and cutting-edge technologies.
Cornell AAP is about acts of transformation. We are committed to building a caring, inclusive, and rigorous community around our shared priorities -- Creative + Critical Practices; Sustainability + Social Impact; Design + Emerging Technologies; and the Future of Cities + Development -- that enable us to reimagine and reshape the world in radically new ways, every day.
University Job Title:
Student Career Services Associate I
Pay Rate Type:
$58,660.00 - $61,593.00
Remote Option Availability:
Job Titles and Pay Ranges:
Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on any protected characteristic, including race, ethnic or national origin, citizenship and immigration status, color, sex/gender, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age, creed, religion, actual or perceived disability (including persons associated with such a person), arrest and/or conviction record, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identity, an individual's genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations in accordance with applicable law.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff to all identities and backgrounds. We encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
In 1865, Ezra Cornell founded an institution "where any person can find instruction in any study." From the beginning, all students were welcome, regardless of race, gender, ideology, or socioeconomic status. Today, we invite you to join our talented and diverse students and accessible faculty who, together, form a living and learning community unmatched in its breadth of opportunities.Cornell University's college, schools, and other academic units offer more than 4,000 courses, 70 undergraduate majors, 93 graduate fields of study, undergraduate and advanced degrees, and continuing education and outreach programs.