Assistant Director for Employer Relations
Working Title: Assistant Director for Employer Relations
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Posting Date: 03-08-2017
The McIntire School of Commerce is regarded as one of the nation's finest business schools, offering world-class programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. With a commitment to excellence, an innovative spirit, an integrative perspective, an appreciation of the globalization of business, and a strong sense of community, the School's vision is to develop students into leaders who successfully live, work, compete, and contribute in the new global reality.
With its outstanding professional staff, wide range of innovative programming, and superb technological capabilities, Commerce Career Services (CCS) is committed to helping McIntire students find careers that best match their skills and aspirations and to providing exceptional service to employers, faculty & staff, and alumni. CCS enjoys strong support from all constituents in the McIntire community and is recognized as an industry leader for its outstanding model of service delivery along with synergistic and enduring relationships with students, employers and alumni.
As a member of the Employer Relations team in CCS, the Assistant Director for Employer Relations supports robust employer relations efforts to increase employment opportunities for McIntire students. The position involves daily relationship building with corporate contacts. Attending employer visits (on- and off-site) to consult with employer representatives on recruiting strategies occurs regularly; therefore, he/she must be able to articulate a passion for the advantages of McIntire's academic programs and effectively market McIntire students to potential new employers. The position supervises the Coordinator for Employer Programs and oversees all functions related to the position. He/she manages McIntire's annual career fair, "Commerce Career Day", including all associated activities. The position works daily in the University of Virginia's online recruitment platform, "Handshake", supports the employment outcome collection efforts for McIntire's annual destinations report, and captures valuable recruiting updates from employer interactions in McIntire's CRM, "Salesforce". The position is a viable member of the Employer Relations team and ensures employer and student contact with recruiting services is consistently effective, positive and welcoming. The Assistant Director for Employer Relations actively participates as a Commerce Career Services team member in support of the McIntire School of Commerce.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Must be able to articulate a passion for the advantages of McIntire's academic programs and effectively market McIntire students to potential new employers.
-Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; strong organizational and analytical skills and the ability to set priorities and take initiative.
-Must be self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
-Must demonstrate an aptitude for building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
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