Assistant Director of Career and Internship Programs

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Full-time

Job Description

Queens University of Charlotte seeks an experienced Assistant Director to support a reimagined university-wide Internship & Career Programs office. Reporting to the Director of Internship & Career Programs, the Assistant Director will assist with the development, implementation and execution of career programming and related activities (curricular and co-curricular) that support student and alumni professional development.   The Assistant Director’s efforts will directly impact our five colleges and schools, and other units on campus. Together with the Director, the Assistant Director will regularly work with deans, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and various administrative units to implement a reimagined program at Queens University of Charlotte.

Please note: the anticipated start date of this position is January 6, 2014.


Essential Duties and Responsbilities include:

  • Support the Queens Internship Program with development, assessment and implementation of its activities.
  • Teaches internship and professional development courses as assigned. 
  • Assist with the development, implementation and execution of an employer relations plan.
  • Plan, market and execute career development programming.
  • Provide career advising to students and alumni.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Internship & Career Programs.

Non-essential duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned to meet department and school goals


Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required

  • 2-4 years of direct experience in career services and/or internship program administration or related field.
  • Prior experience in higher education setting preferred.
  • Teaching or similar instruction experience desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to cultivate, develop and maintain external relations.
  • Proven ability to work across internal departments, quickly establishing rapport with academic and administrative personnel.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office 2010.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze quantitative data and excellent attention to details.
  • Ability to work well individually and in team settings.
  • Skills in event planning and program management.
  • Ability to interact well with students, faculty, parents, staff, administrators, and in public settings.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in unusual/new situations.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multitask efficiently.
  • Master’s degree in a related field.

Physical Requirements
 (with or without reasonable accommodation)

  • Visual Abilities:  Read reports, create presentations and use a computer system.
  • Hearing:   Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors, and students.
  • Dexterity, Grasping, Feeling: Write, type and use the telephone, copier, and computer systems.
  • Mobility:  Open files and operate office machines; move between departments and attend meetings across campus.
  • Talking:  Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Lifting, Pulling, Pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Additional Information

  • Work in office environment, involving contact with faculty, staff, graduate students, executives, donors, service providers and vendors.
  • Work has deadlines, multiple interruptions, high volume and may be stressful at times.

Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co-educational, Presbyterian affiliated comprehensive university located in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern Regional Masters Universities. The university has more than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students in programs offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the James L. Knight School of Communication, the Wayland H. Cato Jr. School of Education, the Andrew Blair College of Health and the Presbyterian School of Nursing. Additional information about Queens University of Charlotte may be found at

Queens offers medical (PPO or a high deductible option with Health Savings Account) and dental insurance, domestic partner benefits, defined contribution retirement plan & supplemental retirement plan, paid holidays, tuition remission, Queens-paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care, qualified transportation expense), long-term disability leave, FMLA leave, reduced cost meals at Morrison Dining Hall, and employee assistance program (EAP).

If this sounds like the right job for you, then use the button below to submit your application.  Be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information on three professional references. We look forward to reviewing your application.