PITTSBURGH: Chatham University announced that Dr. Sean McGreevey has been appointed the new Assistant Dean for Career Development. In this role, Dr. McGreevey will provide oversight and leadership to Chatham’s Office of Career Development staff and programs including internships, mentoring, work study, career counseling and placement, and Chatham’s new, Four Phases to Your Future program.
Dr. McGreevey has been with Chatham since 2011, serving as the Assistant Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs. He has helped grow a number of programs including the first year student experience course, SDE101, and will retain these duties moving forward.
“The name of our department is Career Development, not Career Services,” says Sean McGreevey, Ph.D. “It is our vision to avoid having students wander in here during their final year and ask for a list of job postings. What we’re doing is so much more than that. We want to work with them from day one, year one.”
Dr. McGreevey holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of South Carolina. He has provided leadership, supervision and management in key functional areas of student affairs on three different campuses over the past 15 years. He has significant experience managing complex operations focused on individual student success, resource management and campus academic partnerships. His dissertation research explored the intersection of supervision and multicultural competencies in higher education.
“Our vision for the future realizes that Career Development provides many opportunities to draw upon the strengths of the campus community,” said Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Zauyah Waite, Ph.D. “We look forward to Dr. McGreevey’s leadership of Career Development in partnership with faculty and campus constituents as we work to enrich the personal and professional development of students through internships, mentorships, career counseling, community outreach, service learning opportunities and more.”
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