Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Recruitment Programs
|PERSONNEL STATUS:||Exempt, Full-time, Contractual|
|RESPONSIBILITIES:||The Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Recruitment Programs will support student success and career readiness by planning, designing, and executing educational and recruitment programming to connect undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to employers regionally and nationally. The Assistant Director develops focused and purposeful relationships with external partners for the creation of new employment and applied learning opportunities, with an emphasis on opportunities for students in the Arts, Humanities, and the Social Sciences, along with graduate students. The incumbent will actively develop goals and initiatives in partnership with the Associate Director to establish highly respected networking and recruitment programs while simultaneously evaluating events and services. This staff member will work daily in the university online recruitment platform, support the employment outcome collection efforts, and capture valuable recruiting updates on employer interactions. The Assistant Director will also support key employer relations programs such as Connects Visibility Days, Fall and Spring Career and Internship Fairs, and other signature programs. The successful candidate will be committed to ensuring that employers, alumni and students experience university’s recruiting services as positive, welcoming, and effective. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.|
|MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:||Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in higher education, student personnel, human resources, event planning, or related field. A minimum of two years of progressively responsible, directly related work experience required. Must possess proven written and verbal communication, planning, problem solving, and organizational skills. Experience in event planning, marketing and relationship management preferred. Strong customer focus and a commitment to meeting the unique needs of students, alumni, employers, colleagues, and other stakeholders required. Proficiency in MS Office Suite including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to work with and learn new technology/software required. Must have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team setting; organize own work and coordinate work activities with others; deal with frequent interruptions; and meet multiple, competing deadlines. Experience in responding to feedback and continually improving structures and procedures required. Must have a commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion.|
|SALARY:||Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience|
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