The Assistant Director of Employer/Alumni Engagement at the Lundquist College of Business works to increase the number and variety of employers who hire Lundquist students.
The Assistant Director will be based in Portland. Their objective is to initiate contact with new employers to establish relationships while maintaining and strengthening relationships with existing employers. This person will conduct employer development visits (sales calls) to promote the College's programs and students and to advise employers about recruiting on campus. The Assistant Director's duties will also include event planning (e.g. networking receptions involving industry representatives, alumni and students).
The Assistant Director for Employer Engagement reports to the Senior Associate Director, Employer/ Industry Relations, Lundquist College of Business. This position collaborates with the Career Services Office in Eugene, and is part of a cross-functional team that engages members of the business community to facilitate the hiring of the College's students.
Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves, to be leaders in a dynamic world, and to make better decisions on behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor's degree in education, human services, business, or liberal arts is required. • Three or more years of work experience in a corporate/industry or career services environment. • Experience with event planning/coordination.
Flexible work schedule, to include some evenings and weekends.
Professional Competencies • A dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written, and public speaking skills. • Ability to exercise independent judgment. • Ability to multitask. Exceptional time management skills. • Exhibit a motivated/enthusiastic work style. • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. • Ability to work nontraditional work hours including evenings, holidays or weekends. • Ability to develop partnerships within a higher education setting and throughout the community is essential. • Ability to effectively and efficiently work remotely.
Preferred Qualifications • Master's degree in related area or the equivalent in relevant career counseling and job-search advising experience. • Demonstrated experience working in a higher education student services setting is strongly desirable. • An established network of local and statewide community contacts is very helpful.