NBSS is a non-profit institution that offers a welcoming and collaborative environment in Boston's North End. We're small but ambitious, supporting the School's mission to help students achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods.

One of nation’s oldest schools for hands-on training in traditional trades and fine craftsmanship, NBSS is internationally known for its programs that help students to achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods. For more than a century, the exceptional programs, master faculty, and inspiring community have encouraged individual growth, curiosity, technical mastery, and commitment to excellence.


Director of Student Life & Career Services

Posted May 22, 2017

North Bennet Street School (NBSS), a traditional trades career training school in Boston, seeks an experienced student life and career services professional for a full time Director of Student Life & Career Services.

The ideal candidate is an accomplished student life and career services professional, with experience working with non-traditional adult students, organized and thoughtful and committed to high-quality work. A good work ethic and excellent communication skills are a must.

The Director of Student Life & Career Services provides support to a diverse population of adult students, including assisting incoming and current students with resources for housing, health and wellness, career and employment services.

A key responsibility will be to maintain our accreditation standards and requirements regarding graduate employment and reporting. The Director of Student Life & Career Services will develop and maintain an employment outreach program and job and commissions database and provide career centered networking opportunities, resume development, and resources for developing interviewing and job search skills for both students and alumni.

The Director serves as the liaison to the alumni and Alumni Association, working closely with the Alumni Association President on programs and strategies to engage alumni.

In addition the above, the Director coordinates events that provide professional opportunities for students including but not limited to: Employer/Student Networking sessions, Business Course, student participation in the NBSS Annual Celebration of Craft, and trade shows such as CraftBoston Holiday and Pawtucket Fine Furnishings.

Responsibilities also include after hours and weekend events such as Open House, trade shows, exhibits, student events, alumni events, and fundraisers.

Salary commensurate with experience. Health, retirement, and other benefits are available.

Send cover letter, resume to jobs@nbss.edu by Friday, June 30, 2017.


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