Director of Career Services and Experiential Learning

Office of Institutional Advancement
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Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for the Director of Career Services and Experiential Learning. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate meaningful, proactive outreach and engagement with students; a full understanding of vocational reflection, student academic experiences, and student work experiences through career exploration, assessment, resume/cover letter review, interview preparation, service learning, and other experiential learning opportunities. The candidate must be willing and able to forge meaningful relationships across campus and the local community in an effort to provide strong internships, engagement with outside employers, and build links between the academic coursework and Work Program experiences. The successful candidate will be committed to innovative outreach and programs, and will strengthen partnerships with faculty and staff to foster student success. Master’s degree OR Bachelor’s degree with three years of professional experience related to the duties of this position is required. Candidates must be passionate about working with diverse students and populations.  Experience working in a career center or human resources is highly desirable.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population.  We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and its relevance to this position, the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current, and professional references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted. For full consideration, please submit application materials by August 12, 2022.