Department: University Career Center
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $50,000-$53,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
Application Review Begins
August 9, 2021; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest and how you meet the minimum and preferred (if applicable) qualifications of the position, as well as provide the answer to the following supplemental question:
1. What is your philosophy on the role of technology in advancing students' career readiness, and what specific ideas to you have to promote our students' career readiness through technology?
The Division of Student Life supports the university’s academic mission through comprehensive programs and services that promote and advance student learning and success while fostering an inclusive and vibrant campus community. Student Life houses four departments, the University Career Center, Office of the Dean of Students, Erb Memorial Union, and the Department of Physical Education & Recreation, as well as a number of key university programs, including the Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Parent and Family Programs, Major Student Events (Commencement, Homecoming, University Day), Student Government Engagement & Success, Student Conduct and Community Standards, and Support for Students in Crisis and Students of Concern.
The University Career Center serves as the gateway to career services at the University of Oregon, to ensure UO graduates are not only prepared for their first job, but for a lifetime of career success. In conjunction with advising and career services partners across campus, the University Career Center assists UO students in developing long-term career readiness, facilitating self-exploration and discovery, connecting with potential employers. The Center also provides comprehensive job search services and resources to UO students and alumni.
The Career Readiness Technology Manager (CRTM) is primarily responsible for overseeing the adoption and maintenance of career readiness technology. The CRTM works closely with UCC leadership to develop strategic plans for career readiness technology, research best practices for adoption and use, and oversee day-to-day management of systems. Currently, the CRTM will oversee Handshake, LinkedIn Learning (student side) and Big Interview; in the future, it’s anticipated that platforms will change as office needs evolve. This includes liaising with the product vendors, troubleshooting issues, and assisting career services staff, students, and other faculty/staff users with the best use of the product. The CRTM works across campus to ensure effective use of career readiness technology.
This position may supervise 1-2 student employees.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Two years of experience, which includes one or more of the following:
- driving technology adoption,
- training people to use a technology system,
- liaising with technology vendors,
- managing a technology related project
• Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment
• Strong technology competency and ability to utilize to its fullest potential; must be a fast learner with new systems and platforms
• Demonstrated skills in program management, including organizational development and strategic planning
• Excellent presentation, interpersonal, communication, listening and writing skills
• Demonstrated high level of organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities effectively in a fast-paced, detail oriented and time-sensitive environment
• Demonstrated ability to anticipate next steps and execute independently
• Demonstrated ability to extract, analyze and compile data; comfort summarizing, compiling and interpreting data and reports
• Strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills; flexibility and adaptability to change; creativity, initiative, and positive attitude in carrying out responsibilities; and ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues
• Experience using or implementing career services platforms
• Experience in higher education, with a preference for working in a large, fast-paced organization
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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