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February 27, 2014
Position: Assistant Director of Employer Relations
Department: Center for Career Development
- Proactively develop and implement strategies designed to increase internship and job opportunities for students and graduates.
- Strategically identify and build relationships with regional, state, national, and international employers for recruitment of students and alumni through email/phone communication and employer site visits.
- Collaborate with faculty/staff to increase employment opportunities for students.
- Facilitate relationships and strengthen communication with and between employers, students, alumni and faculty in order to fill positions.
- Schedule and assure effective implementation of employer recruiting activities for internships and jobs including: information sessions, interviews, job fairs and student field trips to employer sites.
- Leverage employer relationships to secure sponsorship, event participation, job shadow program participation and graduate school enrollment.
- Collaborate with and maintain communication with Internship Coordinator and Director.
- Compile and report data on employer relations activities and job placements.
- Manage internship and job database, Experience, by monitoring new internship/job postings, approving employer requests to create accounts, and updating contact information.
- Oversee student staff that carry out employer relations functions.
- Counsel students on all aspects of career development and job/internship search strategies.
- Assist with the marketing for events and job /internship activities.
- Assist with the development and implementation of strategic plans that support the mission of the Center for Career Development. Play a proactive role in management meetings and goal setting for the department.
- Represent the Center for Career Development at admission events, student orientation programs, student life functions and employer recruiting events.
- Other duties assisgned from time to time
- A Master's degree and two years of work experience in higher education career development or the human resources.
- Possess a dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written, and public speaking skills.
- Ability to exercise independent judgment.
- Ability to multitask. Exceptional time management skills.
- Demonstrates an ability to work with a diverse student population, and serves as an advocate for that diversity.
- Light travel to local employer sites is necessary.
For consideration, send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.