Works collaboratively with the director to provide leadership and vision for the office of Career Services; leads external engagement and employer relations strategy. Oversees three major areas: employer relations, on-campus recruiting, and external engagement; serves in absence of the director; participates in the planning and development of Career Services and Center for Experiential Learning and Career Success (CELCS) policies and practices.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve in a leadership capacity to Career Services and CELCS staff; conduct program assessment and evaluation; serve as the assistant administrator for career services; participate in business planning and annual departmental assessment •Accountable for the development, coordination, supervision, execution and ongoing assessment of all on-campus recruiting and employer relations •Utilizes data to develop, drive, execute, and assess employer strategy for department; identifies gaps and solutions in recruitment; acts as an account manager for top-tier recruiting partners and sponsors; ensures the execution of employer strategy and related deliverables by the team; oversees employer engagement tracking and data; •Oversees comprehensive on-campus recruiting initiatives; drives new employer outreach and development; identifies and acts on new markets and opportunities for collegiate recruitment in collaboration with the director; assist director in securing sponsors •Oversee and initiate external initiatives and departmental programs involving faculty, alumni, and/or parents (e.g. Tiger Connections, 1869 Scholars, Fall Family Weekend/Spring Family Showcase); serve as the liaison to departments engaging with external audiences (e.g. alumni relations and development) •Establish partnerships with external partners to develop and execute initiatives designed to enhance graduate outcomes, student experience, and recruiting relationships •Initiate, design, execute, and assess new programs and resources for and with employers, alumni, parents, and other external audiences •Assist in the administration of an alumni-student mentor platform •Manage faculty-related initiatives and outreach for department; develop and establish ongoing relationships within academic areas to keep faculty abreast of trends, resources, and opportunities; identify, implement, and/or facilitate faculty-employer connections •Provide direct supervision to an assistant director, the employer relations coordinator and other student, graduate, or professional staff as assigned •Participate in office-wide services to include workshops, presentations, appointments, and drop-in hours •Connect alumni with external resources and contacts as appropriate; identify and market relevant opportunities; track interactions
Periodic: •Provide career coaching and guidance to alumni and students in any assigned industry areas •Perform the duties of the director in his/her absence; participate in strategic planning for other department and Center functions •Initiate, design, coordinate, and deliver training and development for department in collaboration with the director •Seek out and participate in professional development opportunities to strengthen and develop skills and knowledge; maintain knowledge of recruiting trends and practices; •Participate in mandatory and voluntary university-hosted training and development opportunities •Oversees financial planning and management for employer-related initiatives •Serve on campus committees and on special projects as assigned •Serve in leadership capacities for both internal and external committees and associations •Participate in local and regional business associations and chambers as assigned •Other duties as assigned by director
Required: •Minimum of 4 years of full-time experience in career counseling, employer relations, student personnel, relationship development/management, or human resources •Experience with on-campus recruiting •Demonstrated effective oral, written, presentation, and basic computer application skills •Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision •Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face, electronically, and by phone
Preferred: •5 or more years in a career center environment •Supervisory experience •Direct experience overseeing employer recruitment or campus recruitment •Experience using common career services technology platforms (e.g. Big Interview, GoinGlobal, Wisr) •Experience in assisting individuals with career planning and preparation highly desired •Experience utilizing a CRM (customer relationship system)