Yale University, conveniently located between
Boston and New York, offers exciting opportunities for achievement
and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Located in the heart of
historic downtown New Haven with more than 100 local boutiques,
national retailers, cafés, casual eateries, award-winning
restaurants, and world-renowned theaters, galleries, and
General Purpose: Reporting to the
Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers, the
Sr. Associate Director will lead the development and implementation
of career education and student advising, in areas under the OCS
cohort Common Good & Creative Careers, specifically careers in
the common good (i.e. nonprofit, education, and government). The
Sr. Associate Director will oversee several high-profile
fellowships supporting student summer experiences, including the
Women in Government Fellowship, Yawkey Fellowship and the Yale
Alumni Community Service Fellowship. The Senior Associate Director
will manage one Senior Administrative Assistant and one student
fellow. This role will conduct ongoing research aimed at developing
expertise in career paths pursued by Yale graduates. The Sr.
Associate Director advises undergraduate and graduate students in
their pursuit of job opportunities, offering guidance and insight
on both immediate and long-term career planning. The Senior
Associate Director will also serve as the primary advisor to
students interested in international internships, including housing
and work authorization support. Collaborating with the employer
relations cohort within OCS, the Senior Associate Director will
also support employer development initiatives, as needed.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and five years of experience
in a related area or an equivalent combination of education and
- Ability to manage people and large-scale projects involving a
high degree of detail and requiring strong organization skills.
Ability to make independent, responsible decisions that create
positive outcomes for students, alumni, donors, and employers.
- Knowledge of public service and non-profit career paths and job
opportunities. Strong interpersonal skills and aptitude
transferable to the task of advising students and providing
strategic guidance to employers.
- Superior ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of
internal and external constituents. Excellent public speaking,
presentation, and communication skills.
- Facility with MS Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
expertise with database systems. A team player that works well with
other members of the staff.
- Ability to independently initiate programmatic and individual
activities while functioning in a team setting. A leader with a
positive and can-do attitude that supports the mission of the
school. Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing
- Preferred Education and Experience: Prior
experience working with a non-profit, education or government
entity is highly valued. Prior management experience.
Application: For more information and immediate
consideration, please apply online at https://bit.ly/YaleCareers-67938BR.
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We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity,
rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the
country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting
opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our
benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of
insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and
educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive
recreational facilities, and much more.
Yale University considers applicants for employment without
regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s
sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran,
or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the
basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or