Assistant Director of Career Counseling: Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College’s Career & Civic Engagement Center is hiring an Assistant Director of Career Counseling to support its mission of preparing students to maximize their liberal arts education and make intentional decisions about their future. The Assistant Director will facilitate career counseling and advising for undergraduates and alumnae/i (up to 1 year out) related to career choice and exploration, job search strategies (including resume development, cover letter editing and interview preparation), and applying for graduate or professional school. The position requires regular collaboration with Career & Civic Engagement Center staff to develop services and programs that meet the students’ career interests and will provide a minimum of 6 – 10 workshops per academic year. The Assistant Director will also support the Externship and Job & Grad School Boot Camp programs.


Master’s Degree required. Graduate work in counseling, student/human development, higher education, and/or related fields are highly desirable. A minimum of two to three years of career counseling or academic advising in a higher education setting with some familiarity of graduate/professional school application and admissions requirements is preferred. Candidates must have strong computing skills, proficiency in the use of social media, outstanding oral and written communication skills, and ability to work in teams. Knowledge of career development theories, counseling processes.   Familiarity with current technology for use in Career Development including Handshake, People Grove, LinkedIn, and Qualtrics. Able to attend or facilitate occasional evening and weekend events and drop-in hours.


Bryn Mawr College is a liberal arts institution located in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region. The College serves a population of approximately 1,700 students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It has a long tradition of educational excellence and offers a dynamic and challenging work environment. The campus is easily reached by public transportation as well as most major highways. The College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Bryn Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer that believes that diversity strengthens our community; candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


To express your interest in this role, please submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is chosen.