Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Deadline||22 May, 2021|
The nation's flagship university is working hard to become a proud global institution from Bangladesh. To support this aim we are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual with the ability to establish a modern university careers service and build high levels of alumni engagement with the university. Brac University recognizes it has an integral role in the development of skilled graduates for a knowledge-based economy. If you relish the prospect of helping young people to explore and engage with the ever-evolving range of career opportunities that are emerging both in Bangladesh and internationally you will thrive in this role.
Although only twenty years old, Brac University has rapidly established itself as Bangladesh's leading private university. We now seek to be internationally recognized as a high performing university by delivering teaching excellence producing impactful research, and being recognized as a leader in student experience. We are proud to be associated with BRAC, the world's largest NGO and share its commitment to upholding human values and supporting sustainable development.
You will build a careers service that enables students to fully explore future career opportunities, make well informed decisions and develop the skills and experience needed to successfully gain graduate level employment in Bangladesh's diversifying economy. You will also build a comprehensive alumni relation function recognizing the importance of this key stakeholder group to the University now and in the future.
You will ideally have a well-developed understanding of the role of the career services function within a progressive higher education institution. Demonstrated awareness of the way in which career opportunities are evolving in knowledge-based economies and the ability to build developmental opportunities that enable students to prepare effectively for future employment is required.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and external stakeholders is essential. Experience of undertaking similar previous assignments would be beneficial.
Application deadline: 22 May 2021