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. Coordinates/oversees the articulation and implementation of the vision, planning and delivery of the employer relations outreach, management and assessment system; the duties of the Assistant Director of Employer Relations; the collection of statistical data; and management of the JLD budget. 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 Catholic University student population, are accomplished with attention to high standards, quality, collaboration, and fiscal soundness. Also, cultivates employer and alumni relationships and relationships among the Catholic University community.
Serve as an educator and manager of essential employer university programs and services. Serve as an institutional resource for staff students and alumni. Support and promote the mission and vision of Catholic University; contribute positively to the Catholic University community of research, teaching, learning and service to the Church, the nation and the world.
Assist the Director in the following ways: • The creation and execution of employer relations strategic plans. • The creation and oversight of office budgets.
Oversee and assess the operation of the Employer Relations arm of the office including: • The organization, marketing, and execution of recruiting events such as career fairs, on-campus interviewing, information sessions • Partnering with key faculty, staff, and alumni to coordinate outreach efforts to identify, engage, and retain new employer contacts that will result in the recruitment of Catholic University students and alumni • Soliciting employers at strategically relevant times. • Approving, updating and maintaining information in the Handshake recruiting system in a way that reflects the values of the Mission of the University • Oversee and maintain an efficient system by which job and internship positions are received, processed and posted • Oversee the management/update of all student, alumni and employer information and participation on the employer relations system and Center for Academic and Career Success website. • Continually analyze and update (as needed) the effectiveness of the Employer Relations efforts and progress • Complete additional projects as assigned.
Manage all employer 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 Center for Academic and Career Success. • Communicate and work with key faculty and staff that have student employment responsibilities to coordinate professional outreach efforts.
Oversee the assessment, marketing and distribution of key information and data (in an appropriate manner) to faculty/staff, students, alumni, parents, and employers including: • The Senior Survey/Internship Survey • Employer activity and statistics • Employer related events and job and internship postings on the Handshake job and internship system • Off campus/online events relevant to the University’s’ constituent populations • Assess data, and implement changes to the program as needed
Train and supervise the Assistant Director of Employer Relations (and student staff) to provide support services including but not limited to: • Manage the Handshake job and internship system • Research and approve employers and job/internship positions. • Post and advertise job/internship/fellowship/shadowing opportunities and events such as career fairs, information sessions, and on-campus recruiting to students and alumni. • Maintain the daily operations of the AlumniFire networking system. • Manage the for-credit internship database and train faculty/staff supervisors on how to utilize the system. • Run career related events such as career fairs, information sessions, site visits, shadowing opportunities, and on-campus interviews. • Assist with employer outreach efforts • Market all programming, events, and opportunities to students, alumni, and faculty/staff as is appropriate
Manage the JLD budget provided by a grant from the Department of Education • Oversee the assessment process to determine employer hiring and student employment earnings for the JLD grant.
Provide direct student service as needed, including: • Coaching on effective methods of using the Handshake employment posting system and on-campus interviewing system.