Director, Career Studio

Job Description
The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Director for Career Studio in Student Life Services. The Director provides leadership, coordination, analysis, and technical expertise for programming for career education, internships, and employer relations. The Director serves as the primary contact for the department in addition to providing direction to staff in the department.  The Director has oversight for the management of the day-to-day operations of the Career Studio, its long-term goals, and its strategic plan in keeping with the missions, visions, and goals of the university, the student services division, and the department.  The Director works to implement best practices, including trending topics related to career education and employer relations.  In addition, the Director develops collaborations with faculty, other campus partners, and career professionals to advance the educational experiences of students who visit the Career Studio.  The Director supervises employees within the office.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree and four (4) years of related professional experience, OR Master's Degree and two (2) years of related professional experience.
Related Experience: student services, recruiting, career education/development and development, human development, and higher education administration or related field; one year of supervisory experience.

Compensation Grade

Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.  For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program .

Schedule or Travel Requirements
Variable work schedule and occasional travel.

Department Information
The Career Studio provides a space on campus for students to explore their curiosities about career paths and professional goals.  In this innovative environment, students have access to a tech-forward, multi-platform presence and inventive programming.  The Career Studio offers student-centered, peer-to-peer coaching that empowers the students to gain experience through extracurricular engagement, professional internships, and networking with employers.  The Career Studio also relies on collaborations with employers, alumni, and the community to support students in the development and implementation of programming.  Through engagement in the programs, Nevada students actively develop career paths to help them meet their post-baccalaureate goals, along with the professional skills needed to take advantage of opportunities within the global economy. The vision of the Division of Student Services is to help every member of our learning community succeed. To learn more about the Division of Student Services please visit our website:

Contact Information
Committee Chair James Fitzsimmons /
Committee Coordinator Jaclyn Kuhn /


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)
Please attach the following documents to your application. 

1)  Resume/Vita
2)  Cover letter
3)  Reference contact information for three professional references
4)  Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

Posting Close Time
This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

 As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.