Assistant Director of Employer Relations
The Assistant Director of Employer Relations is the primary manager of the College recruiting program for both on-campus and off-campus opportunities. As a member of the Employer Relations team, the Assistant Director conducts employer outreach to employer representatives, parents, and alumni to further expand, diversify, and improve the quality and quantity of job and internship opportunities available to Bowdoin students. The position develops strategy for maximizing student engagement with the job and internship database, develops data reporting standards, sets system protocols and develops and leads training sessions for both staff and students on use of the system. The Assistant Director manages development and maintenance of the Career Planning student website, including production of in-house produced video content. The position also leads the on-campus marketing campaign and manages social media outlets for Bowdoin Career Planning events and services.
This position is a year-round position (.92 FTE) working eleven months each year. Standard hours of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm M-F with frequent evening commitments during the peak fall and spring recruiting seasons and occasional weekend commitments.A Bachelor's degree is required. Applicants must possess: excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make presentations to various sized groups; high-level customer service skills; exceptional organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple programs and deadlines, pay close attention to details, and handle confidential information discreetly. Proficiency with programs such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and database programs, is necessary. Experience with social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn is required. This position involves frequent evening and occasional weekend hours and limited overnight travel.
A minimum of 3 years of professional office work experience is required.