The position provides a high quality system of job/internship and paid student and professional employment for the student and alumni population within an active, student-centered office Assists the Associate Director in the articulation and implementation of the vision, planning and delivery of the employer relations outreach and management system and programs, the collection and presentation of statistical data, and assist in the development and implementation of recruiting activities and events. Programs and services are to reflect the institutional mission, vision, and strategic direction to support student recruitment, retention, and successful graduation, be responsive to the CUA student population, are accomplished with attention to high standards, quality, collaboration, and fiscal soundness. Additionally, cultivates alumni relationships and relationships among CUA community.
Serve as an educator and manager of essential university programs and services. Serve as an institutional resource for staff students and alumni. Support and promote the mission and vision of CUA; contribute positively to the CUA community of research, teaching, learning and service to the Church, the nation and the world.
Assists the Associate Director, Employer Relations & Assessments in managing the daily operations of: • Employer relations system. • Career fairs. • On-campus employer interviews. • Alumni networking systems. • Alumni/employer networking events. • Employer/career information sessions. • Additional projects as assigned.
Continue to grow the for-credit-internship application and monitoring process, in conjunction with the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, into a University accessible system that tracks all for-credit experiential classes.
Provide Effective Program Management: • Provide polished, efficient and effective management of employer relations effort. • Solicit organizational participation with employment related services and programming. • Manage/Update student, alumni and employer information and participation on the employer relations system and department website. • Assist in providing reports that chronicle student and employer involvement (such as the internship and senior surveys), assess data, and implement changes to the program as needed.
Maintain an efficient system by which job and internship positions are received, processed and posted and peer networking can occur: • Solicit positions at strategically relevant times. • Review incoming positions for institutional appropriateness and approve through system methods. • Review special opportunities with employers, and suggest and implement methods of publicizing to students. • Notify students and appropriate campus parties about positions of special interest. • Create and maintain a peer internship networking system on Handshake.
Assist in organizing and running career fairs: • Identify and contact potential participants. • Process all registrations and respond in timely manner to employer inquiries. • Coordinate all campus arrangements. • Conduct comprehensive, targeted publicity effort. • Evaluate event and obtain employment outcomes.
Assist in the management of employer campus recruitment efforts. • Schedule, arrange and publicize employer information sessions. • Solicit, manage, publicize and determine outcomes of employer on-campus interviewing efforts.
Assist the Associate Director, Employer Relations & Assessments with outreach and relationship management: • Identify employer targets by use of multiple resources. • Contact employers, discuss needs and promote a means of recruiting students. • Participate in visiting and hosting employers for the purpose of cultivating relationships with the Catholic University students, faculty/staff and alumni. • Communicate and work with Alumni Relations and other University career related professionals to coordinate professional outreach efforts.
Assist in the assessment process for the JLD grant which is provided by the Department of Education • Determine employer internship hiring and student employment earnings for the JLD grant.
Train and supervise a graduate student employee to provide employer relations support services including but not limited to: • Research and approve employers and job/internship positions. • Post and advertise job/internship positions and events such as career fairs, information sessions, and on-campus recruiting to students and alumni. • Maintain the daily operations of the Career Services Alumni Networking system.
Provide direct student service as needed, including: • Coaching on effective methods of using Career Services employment posting system and on-campus interviewing system.