Participate in developing and executing the Career Resource Center’s (CRC) employer development plan; primarily responsible for conducting an outreach strategy to increase employment connections for students based on a geographical location and/or industry sectors. Consult with new and inactive employers to develop relationships to increase employer participation in CRC programs and events. Promote UF and its students to generate employment connections.
Serve as a career specialist to assist all UF students in preparing to compete for internships, professional employment, and admission into graduate school. Provide individual and group employer consultations to assist recruitment needs. Develop selected materials, services or programs (career forums, workshops, networking events) to help employers identify the range of options available when recruiting UF candidates. Plan, implement, and conduct outreach workshops, presentations, and programs to educate employers and inform students, faculty, staff, and administrators about career programs, services, and employability skills.
Serve as the primary career services liaison for faculty and staff members within one or more colleges for the exchange of information and referrals between respective academic units and CRC. Attend meetings of academic advisors/faculty members, provide the CRC with current information associated with their respective academic units, and inform the academic units of current CRC services. Create partnerships and expand interactions with business, industry, government, and nonprofit employers to create and increase career-related experiential learning and employment connections for students within a specific college.
Work with the CRC to support UF students’ career development. Initiate, develop, and maintain professional relationships with employers to create employment and career education opportunities for UF candidates. Provide employer education and engagement to employer partners to support the mission of the CRC.
Responsible for tracking, assessing, and evaluating efforts within employer outreach, student success, and connections within the colleges. Provide accurate data collection for student engagement in experiential learning and employment opportunities, e.g., internships, shadowing, co-ops, research, new jobs, and volunteer experiences. Create outcome reports and materials to reflect efforts, connections, and engagement.
Perform other duties (as assigned by supervisor and/or higher authority) to ensure the success of career services on behalf of UF, its students, and alumni. Assist in delivering other core CRC programs, including (but not limited to) participating in CRC events, programs, career planning, and employer development activities.
Master's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.
Master's degree in human resources, student personnel, communications, business, marketing, etc.
More than two years of experience in career services, marketing, sales, outreach, career development, higher education, human resources, and/or working with diverse populations is also desired.