Assistant Director

University of Pittsburgh
March 4, 2023
Pittsburgh, PA
Job Type


Career Center - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (23001425)

The Assistant Director for Experiential Learning is a key leadership position within the Career Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Reporting to the Director of the Career Center, the Assistant Director will coordinate and provide oversight for the experiential learning efforts of the Career Center. This position will oversee all experiential learning opportunities including on-campus, regional, national, and international. The Assistant Director will supervise up to five Experiential Learning/Career Consultants and work directly with academic partners, Student Affairs partners, alumni, employers and students. Responsibilities include creating a bank of regional and national internship opportunities, managing Pitt alumni and employer partnerships, and capturing information on existing internships, research, and other experiential learning positions at Pitt.

The Assistant Director will coordinate the Internship Prep Program for undergraduate students, create online content for internship preparation, meet with students individually to assist in their experiential learning search process, and track experiential learning and Internship Prep Program data. The Assistant Director will provide direct input to the Director on such issues as staffing, compensation, merit increases, project and operational budgeting, and short- and long-term planning for the department, and will represent the Director and the department, as necessary and when called upon serve as director in the Director's absence. The Assistant Director will be an integral part of the Career Center Leadership Team and its efforts to support a workplace culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion and promotes a positive sense of belonging for all stakeholders. They will work to enhance the student experience around skill development, career competencies, and learning outcomes with a specific emphasis on ensuring services are accessible and equitable, particularly for our first generation, limited income, and minoritized student populations.

A minimum of a Master's Degree. Strong organizational interpersonal and communications skills, must enjoy heavy client contact.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Administrator.III
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; some evenings and weekends
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided Yes
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable


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