Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The Assistant Director of Career Development (Graduate and Undergraduate) advises all populations of students on issues related to career planning strategies and provides coaching assistance with a special focus on graduate students. This includes career transition development, job search strategy planning and monitoring, resume and cover letter critiquing, mock interview critiquing, career assessment assistance, and job/internship negotiation assistance. Additionally, assists each student to develop and continually refine a realistic job search /marketing plan for internship, initial full-time employment, job transition, and re-entering the workforce strategy. Each advisee’s progress is actively monitored against career goals, as well as guiding, assisting and holding students accountable in the achievement of those goals.
Skills and Competencies