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Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations
Full Time / Part Time Full Time
Job Type Staff
Reports To Executive Director, Amica Center for Career Education
Position Summary

The Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations at Bryant University is responsible for implementing and coordinating the Amica Center for Career Education’s Employer Relations plan, which is designed to maximize career opportunities for all Bryant University students and engage employers and other recruiters as active and engaged recruiting partners. This position reports to the Executive Director and has two direct reports (Sr. Internship Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator). This position is tasked to develop, market and manage an employment recruiting program to increase full-time employment opportunities for graduating students (undergraduate, graduate, and alumni) and to develop internship and other experiential education opportunities for enrolled students. The incumbent will also oversee and coordinate the utilization of job-attainment oriented technology applications and associated databases within the Amica Center and provide career advising for graduating students. The incumbent will contribute to the Amica Center’s sponsorship efforts as one of several staff tasked to develop such opportunities.

This position reports to the Executive Director of the Amica Center for Career Education as do the Assistant Director of Employer Outreach and Development, the Associate Director for Career Development, and the Administrative Coordinator. The Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Title and salary commensurate with experience.

The Amica Center for Career Education is responsible for effectively delivering career services counseling/coaching/advising for undergraduate (part- and full-time) students, graduate students and alumni, workshops, career information programs, and related office programs and services. The Amica Center endeavors to establish and maintain robust recruiting relationships with employers across all employment sectors, and also works closely with Bryant faculty and staff to ensure excellent connections and relations. The office also administers and continues to develop the on-campus recruiting program, publishes a weekly job newsletter for Alumni, and manages the online student job board, Bryant Career Connection.

Principal Accountabilities

The principal accountabilities of the Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations at Bryant University include but are not limited to the following:

• Develops and markets the employer recruiting program for all students.
• Develops and maintains positive work relationships with the business, government, educational, and nonprofit communities and visiting with prospective employers to market the skills and abilities of Bryant students.
• Manages the department’s use of its online job search resources, including the job board and other online tools; manages recruiter, student and employment data maintained by such systems and other databases.
• Designs and presents workshops for graduating students and other student cohorts.
• Hosts employer information sessions and recruiter lunches.
• Offers workshops on a variety of job search topics.
• Coordinates career fairs/expos, delegating tasks and responsibilities as appropriate.
• Provides career advising/coaching to graduating students.
• Serves as the liaison to a specific student population on campus and/or a department (academic or administrative) on campus. Assignment is determined based on need, and departmental and campus needs.
• Effectively trains, motivates and supervises assigned staff to work as a team in meeting department goals, and ensuring that supervisory practices are in compliance with the spirit and intent of the University’s policy on diversity and EEO/AA guidelines.
• Effectively assists the Executive Director in fulfilling related departmental administrative responsibilities.
• Performs other duties as directed.

Qualifications

This position is best filled by an individual with a Master’s degree and relevant experience in the career services field. Strong sales and marketing skills are required to promote the employment recruiting program, and knowledge of current trends in the job market is important. Strong proficiency with computer applications, including online job boards, MS Office, web-based software, database applications, and social media required. The ability to establish rapport and deal effectively with a broad range of individuals, and excellent oral and written communications skills and administrative skills are required. The ability to develop and deliver effective presentations to groups is imperative. Supervisory experience required. Excellent advising skills required. Willingness to travel and work evening and/or weekend hours as required.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Working Environment

Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and constituents are essential functions of this position. Bryant University is an equal employment opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women and minority candidates to apply.

Physical Capacities

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number STA01776
Work Hours

The University is looking to staff this role during our normal business hours of Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Evening and/or weekend hours may be required on an as needed basis.

Open Date 04/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document