Work Location Detail 2201 G Street NW Washington DC
Assigned Organizational Area: University
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: School of Business (SB)
Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 001401
Working Title: Employer Development Consultant
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9am - 6pm Occasional Nights and Weekends
Total Hours Per Week: 17-30
Pay Grade: 17
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Job Open Date: 07/10/2012
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:
Job Vacancy Anouncement Information
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.
Job Description Summary:
A Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 2 years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted for an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Experience in a business development, sales, recruitment, marketing, or a university employer relations background desired. Experience in target industry area preferred based on outreach focus of the EDC role. Ability to manage multiple tasks/priorities while maintaining a high level of attention to detail. Highly motivated, demonstrates initiative, and possesses the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents. Familiarity with SalesForce or similar contact management software preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Collect and report all necessary statistics related to employer outreach efforts in industry area for monthly review by supervisor
Conduct industry research and develop target lists for outreach efforts; Keep all data related to employer targets up to date
Support FDFCC and/or GWSB employer efforts with any appropriate information related to existing employer relationships (e.g., historical activity, contacts, etc.)
Maintain a thorough and accurate Contact Relationship Management system showing evolution of the relationship for each assigned employer and strategies for enhancing/maintaining the relationship
Employer Outreach/Relationship Development
Strategically identify and develop a target list of employers appropriate for the education, degree levels and career interest of GWSB students. Aggressively build relationships with state, regional, national, and international employers for ultimate recruitment of GWSB students and alumni
Sell the GW & GWSB brand to prospective employers (through meetings/presentations) with an overview of the University, the strengths of the students in each degree program including majors and knowledge domains; convincing employers of the value GWSB students would bring to their organization as compared to students from other business schools.
Accelerate the job search process for GWSB students through proactive search for appropriate opportunities by creating and strengthening relationships with current and prospective recruiters and other hiring sources. Creating meetings between senior level employer leadership and senior level GWSB leadership.
Work to elevate employer accounts to successive levels of recruiting activity (e.g., job listings, interviews, fairs, serving on Corporate Collaborative Council, etc.)
Engage existing and new employer accounts for school-specific events sponsored by Career Center, Deans, Program Offices, Student organizations, etc.
Develop a recruitment strategy for each employer by working with external and internal parties including executives, hiring managers, recruiters, faculty, and staff
Institutionalize employer relationships by maintaining appropriate records, files, and accounts to track the status of employer outreach to ensure accountability and transparency
Educate and update graduate and undergraduate career consultants, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the Associate Director, Employer Relations staff on economic, industry and job market trends.
Perform other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
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The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.