Executive Director for the Career Development Center

Wichita State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director for the Career Development Center. Since 1895, Wichita State has been the linchpin of higher education in south-central Kansas by combining a traditional college experience with the advantages of being located in the state's cultural and industrial hub. Wichita State has a strong commitment to excellence in research, instruction and public service as reflected in its mission which is “to be an essential educational, cultural, and economic driver for Kansas and the greater public good”.

Wichita State University's location in the largest city in Kansas enhances the traditional classroom experience by providing students greater opportunities in resources, contacts with business and government leaders, employment and internships.

The Executive Director reports through the Division of Academic Affairs to the Provost and Senior Vice President. The Executive Director develops strategies, goals, and initiatives for the Career Development Center and leads the execution of strategic priorities that support the University's Strategic Plan and institutional priorities. The Executive Director oversees the development and delivery of the career center's communications, services, programs, and resources targeting students and employers.

Please go to http://wichita.edu/wsujobs for more details about the requirements for this position and the application process. Please address inquiries regarding the position to Anand Desai, Chair of the Search Committee, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Campus Box 48, Wichita, KS 67260, (316) 978-6400.

For full consideration, applicants must submit 1) a letter of application describing abilities to meet required qualifications, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names, addresses, email address and telephone numbers for five individuals who can be contacted for professional references.

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population.