|Job Description :
||**Exempt Regular Full-Time Position**
This position will be split between two campuses: University of Maryland, Baltimore and The Universities at Shady Grove located in Rockville, Maryland
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director, Career Development and Placement to support the Office of Graduate Programs. The selected candidate will report to the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and provide support in all student services and student life initiatives through development, enhancement, and guidance of its multiple functions for Master of Science Programs in the School. This position will collaborate with other departments within the School, UMB Campus, and Shady Grove to ensure delivery of high-quality student support services.
The School of Pharmacy, offers a number of highly competitive research-based Master’s Degree programs which include programs in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics, Palliative Care, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacometrics, and Regulatory Science.
Established in 1841, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the United States. As a leader in pharmacy education, scientific discovery, patient care, and community engagement, the School conducts cutting edge research and engages in a wide variety of professional practice activities to improve the health and well-being of citizens in the state of Maryland and beyond.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
We believe every person brings with them unique strengths, experiences, and perspectives and we value these differences. One of our best opportunities to deliver a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and focused on equality is to hire candidates who share these values.
The successful candidate for this position will be able to describe and demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as how they contribute to a respectful, positive workplace.
UMB was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021).
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 15 floating and holidays, 15 sick days, 3 personal days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Develop contacts and relationships with various employers, such as corporations, community, governmental, and other agencies to cultivate and expand employment opportunities for students, graduates, or alumni of the school.
Assist in the development of marketing initiatives to expand and foster positive relationships with potential employers, increasing awareness about the school’s competitive academic program, student body, and the recruiting programs and services.
Provide individual and group career advising for students and graduates on all phases of their job searches.
Manages student engagement efforts including tracking career counseling outreach and placements.
Plans and implements professional development programming in areas including recruiting practices, professionalism, job search techniques, self-presentation, and networking skills.
Manages employer databases for internal and student, graduates, or alumni use.
Plans and implements initiatives to help generate career pathway opportunities, increase student engagement, expand working relationships with alumni and employers, and increase the office’s offerings and resources.
Attends conferences of various academic related disciplines related to core degree programs to recruit companies to participate in hiring graduates that meet the program objectives.
Engages with alumni to participate in career and mentoring events and to contribute to teaching mission.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree. Master’s or Juris Doctorate preferred.
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in career services, academic or student affairs, or related experience.
Supervisory Experience: Two (2) years of experience at a management or leadership level.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience (Mid $60 to $70K)
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu.
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff – E3708D
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Pharmacy – Dean’s Administration
Job Posting: Mar 2, 2022
Unposting Date: Mar 16, 2022, 10:59:00 PM