Function: Strategically maintains and strengthens university employer relations with and between employers, students, alumni and faculty to maximize student employment in accordance with the University’s outcomes. Provides leadership in the employment services division of Career Discovery. To manage, lead, and direct the employer relations component of the University Career Center.
Scope: Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining complex support systems requiring high level, complex decision making and broad knowledge of student and alumni recruiting services, administration and career discovery opportunities.
Leads employer relations in the design, development and delivery of student and alumni recruiting related activities.
Employs strategies including building strategic alumni partnerships to encourage recruiting alliances.
Maintains relationships with the private sector, public sector and nonprofit employers to facilitate career opportunities for university students and alumni.
Designs and implements marketing strategies to maintain employer partnerships and promote university programs and students.
Collaborates with university departments including sharing industry insights to colleges and faculty.
Initiates, coordinates and implements networking events to facilitate the interaction of students and alumni job seekers with corporations seeking to hire.
Develops events and programs encouraging employer participation to increase engagement with students and employers.
Identifies and recruits full-time and part-time employment, paid internships and summer opportunities.
Promotes university students and alumni to multi-national and global employers.
Collaborates with various university departments to produce employer development and professional skill events.
Maintains relationships with employers to increase the diversity and quality of recruiters at the university.
Participates in organizations and groups that will enhance the development of employment opportunities.
Provides consultation for employers regarding branding their organizations on campus.
Plans and implements employer led or funded workshops/events as a part of seminars.
Creates career opportunities for multicultural students through several major targeted events per year.
Provides program opportunities for staff to learn more about key employers and their opportunities via site visits and employer presentations.
Manages and continuously updates the customer relationship management database.
Creates processes for employer outreach and sustaining employer relationships.
Supervises the Employer Relations team.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Submits reports for positions and activities.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Preferred Education: Master's degree from an accredited institution.
Ability to create and maintain professional networks.
Ability to create, plan, implement and manage career programs.
Effective written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
Sensitivity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
Demonstrated ability to set and achieve goals.
Effective problem solving and organizational skills.
Knowledge of career development theory, career paths and job-search strategies.
Displays creativity, initiative and positive attitude in carrying out responsibilities.
Ability to build and lead a team as well as be a contributing team member.
Preferred: Professional Membership in NACE, SoACE, CEIA and TxCEIA.
Internal Number: BES20200012P
About The University of Texas at San Antonio Career Center
The University of Texas at San Antonio is a multicultural discovery enterprise institution with more than 32,000 students. It is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region with four campuses across the city.