Job Title: Assistant Director of Career Development
PVN ID: GS-2109-004244
Category: Managerial and Professional
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Mandatory Vaccine Mandate: As of May 27, 2022, all candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law and criteria. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as two weeks after a final dose in primary series of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine ( example: two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as Moderna or Pfizer, or two weeks after a single dose vaccine such as Johnson and Johnson). Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. Newly hired employees will be sent an email with instructions on how to upload their vaccine information on the Research Foundation portal.

Job Description

General Description

This position is located at Macaulay Honors College (35 W 67 Street)

About Macaulay

In collaboration with eight of CUNY’s senior campuses (Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter, John Jay, Lehman, Queens and Staten Island), Macaulay Honors College (MHC) provides the most promising undergraduate students with an elite academic program of interdisciplinary seminars, personalized advisement, and experiential learning supported by dedicated funding for study abroad, internships, and research. With approximately 2100 students distributed on campuses across the five boroughs of New York City, Macaulay’s student body embraces the diversity of New York and represents the best and brightest of our next generation of leaders.

About Career Development at Macaulay

In order to provide students with internships of the highest quality, we work with potential employers to develop opportunities that are carefully monitored, substantive previews of a career or profession with clear learning goals. Our digital career services management tool has allowed us to expand opportunities (CareerPath); providing employers with access to highly qualified candidates and allowing students to find the right fit among the many roles offered.


Other Duties


  • Advise and counsel students one-on-one to enhance personal brand via resume, cover letter, mock interviews and more
  • Develop and teach career focused workshops: resume, cover letters, LinkedIn, networking and informational interviews


  • Secure Professional Lunch Series, (a lunch and learn of varying industries), Industry talks, Discovery Learning and Info Sessions Speakers
  • Oversee programs including the Macaulay Research Assistantship and Macaulay Mentorship Program
  • Present Career Development services at Freshman Seminar sessions on respective CUNY campuses to further promote and encourage students to visit central campus.

Employer Relations

  • Engage with employers to create new opportunities for our students by networking, cold-calling/emailing and utilizing LinkedIn
  • Monitor, update and vet potential employees for Macaulay Honors College: Handshake to ensure legitimacy of employers
  • Manage relationships with employers to continue development of employer relations
  • Review opportunities, employers and other tasks on Mailchimp

Intern Supervision/Student Body Communications

  • Supervise and assign tasks to our interns by guiding and sharing the importance of the Career Development's growth
  • Delegate, review, edit and upload blog post topics to students to provide an authentic voice for the blogs for the Macaulay Honors College website
  • Communicate, meet and discuss ideas with Macaulay Honors College representatives on each campus regularly to ensure all advisors are up-to-speed on new initiatives. (when we’re back in person)
  • Update the Career Development Internship Manual to reduce training time which provides all necessary information, rules and policies in a concise format


  • Public speaking
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask; managing projects simultaneously
  • Experience with event planning and meeting needed deadlines
  • Experience with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, WordPress, Hootsuite, LinkedIn, Handshake and/or Slack preferred (bonus)
  • Experience working with college-aged students and diverse populations

Key Features

Honors College
Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$65,000.00 - $68,200.00
Closing Date
Nov 19, 2021 (Or Until Filled)