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The majority of career services operations continue to be centralized, and are most frequently housed in student affairs and academic affairs, according to NACE’s 2015-16 Career Services Benchmark Survey. However, there are noticeable shifts in these structures and alignments.
organizational structure, surveys, benchmarks, nace insights
The current drive to better understand and anticipate the future of career services may be distinctive in that it is influenced by certain environmental factors that threaten a potential sea change in higher education.
models, operations, organizational structure, journal
It is increasingly important for career services to think about its story and how data support its value proposition. The external pressures on our institutions have translated into higher expectations and more opportunities for career services to showcase our direct contributions to student success.
best practices, branding and marketing, organizational structure, assessment, journal
Career services professionals are doing good work, but how well do stakeholder groups and audiences understand that work and the significance of its results? How strategic is career services in reporting what career services does, why, and the differences it makes for those served? Based on research, including a review of multiple career services annual reports, this article delves into how career services leaders use that strategy to communicate the success of the work they do.
best practices, branding and marketing, operations, organizational structure, journal
Given the increased attention to career outcomes from both government and university administrations, one would expect a significant commitment on the part of the university to the career services office. This commitment could be measured in terms of critical resources expressed as either added dollars or increased personnel to handle the increasing difficulty of counseling students to succeed in a depressed job market. Using data from two installments of NACE’s annual Career Services Benchmark Survey for Colleges and Universities (2007 and 2014), this article examines the strength of that commitment.
operations, organizational structure, journal
Organizations embark on strategic planning for different reasons. Today, many develop or modify a strategic plan to address changing external and internal forces, including cutbacks in budget and personnel, demographic changes, competition, legal issues, technology, and loss of revenue.