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Asst Director of the Business Career Center

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*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers .*

University of Colorado Denver
Business School
Assistant Director of the Business Career Center
Position #688432 - Requisition 15251

The Business School has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Assistant Director of the Business Career Center (Business Services Assistant Director) position.



Located in the heart of downtown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to global energy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students-all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Denver is a public research university serving more than 14,000 students. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges. In the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers-CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Nature of Work

  • In coordination with the Director of the BCC develops strategic plan for the center, evaluates current processes, and recommends improvements based on the latest data from top Business Schools and Associations. Creates and maintains an environment of alumni, graduate and undergraduate-level support and culture of leadership that helps students and alumni own, manage and progress through their careers. Meets one-on-one with students and alumni.
  • Through proactive networking and relationship building, orchestrates bringing together students and employers for a mutually beneficial relationship. This position the lead for all MS programs employer outreach.
  • Provides career exploration coaching to students and alumni using multiple career and personality assessments that require both certification and career exploration expertise
  • In coordination with the Director of BCC plans, organizes, directs and controls the Business School job fairs and its budget. This includes collaborating with the Director, and Assistant Director of Employer Relations to solicit employer attendance in bi-annual fairs and leading efforts to maximize student attendance
  • In partnership with the Office of International Student and Scholar Services develops strategy and deploys tactics for the successful career coaching and potential employment of international students. This includes the analysis of national and university hiring data and establishing increased partnerships with employers on behalf of international students
  • Leads the BCC in developing strategy to establish career paths for the diverse student population in the Business School. This is achieved through collaborating with the Assistant Director, Employer Relations to leverage employer relationships interested in working with diverse student populations that includes high-level regional and international employers
  • Represents the Business School to the University and externally by delivering professional-level presentations, workshops, and webinars to alumni, current students, and industry groups

Examples of Work Performed
  • Serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the Business School and University of Colorado to internal and external constituents and as a subject matter career expert for university and association webinars
  • Works with Employer Relations and identifies top talent for employers, career opportunities for students and alumni, connections for faculty, clubs and student groups, and sponsorship for the BCC and Business School
  • Serve as the liaison between students, the university, university services (University Career Center, Experiential Learning Center, Office of International Student and Scholar Services, Veterans Affairs, and Educational Opportunity Programs, etc.) and their partners (employers, Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, RMI, One-Year MBA, Global Energy Management (GEM), etc.).
  • Analyze international student statistical reports and hiring trends with International Student and Scholar Services and professional associations to determine the best employment strategies and paths for international students. Promote international students and specialized immigration programs (STEM OPT) with employer to increase employment opportunities for international students.
  • Partner with the Director of GEM program to develop targeted strategic workshops on securing employment and salary negotiation for students with a range of employment experience including executives
  • Partner with the One Year MBA (OYMBA) program for assessments and to strategically place students in dynamic teams to facilitate learning and growth opportunities; presents at OYMBA orientation
  • Serve on an MBA CSEA and Colorado Business School Career Fair committees; coordinate CBSCF volunteers and ‘other school' outreach activities
  • Provide strategic input to recruiting teams and programs on hiring trends and recruiting strategies for international students.
  • Partner with marketing department on student success stories to be utilized for recruitment efforts
  • Lead career programs for international, Accounting, GEM, and diverse student populations. Coordinates diversity events with Campus and Business School corporate partners
  • Develops and conducts workshops to aid in the hiring of international students; tracks international student hiring data and trends, and creates and modifies workshops for international students
  • Administers career and personality assessments and provides alumni, undergraduate, and graduate students with career exploration based on certifications in both assessments and industry approved career advising standards
  • Delivers professional-level presentations, workshops, and webinars to alumni, current students, and industry groups.
  • Represents Community Outreach and Career Development (including Business Career Connections) at local events, externally or within the Business School.
  • Attends Business School meetings with partner groups as needed (Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, RMI, OYMBA, GEM, etc.). Meet with students and graduates to provide career counseling or advice on networking with the business community and for services available through the university.
  • Acts as a mentor and liaison to student clubs and organizations; collaborates with program directors and faculty advisors to provide relevant career program content.
  • Plans and executes periodic local, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco Career Treks; plan trip logistics, itineraries, and secure employer visits. Prepare students for all Career Treks to ensure students present themselves and the Business School with a high-level of professionalism
  • Works with Recruiting with Esteemed Scholars to recruit new students to campus and engage and retain current students


This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position has been established at $58,220 - $66,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Diversity and Equity:
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of Equity by email at [email protected] or by phone at (303) 315-2567.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing, Communications, HR, Analytics, Psychology, Sociology, Science, or related field.
  • Five years of recruiting/hiring or career coaching experience.
  • Two years of professional experience in a corporate environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science, MBA, or Master of Arts in Counseling National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification
  • Hiring process experience that includes resume review and interviewing
  • Certification or authorized user in Strong Interest, MBTI, Career Leader, Predictive Index, and other career and personality assessments
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and/or Job Board.

Competencies:

  • Must have ability to draw from one's experience with business roles, hiring processes, and candidate evaluation processes that allow practical guidance to students and alumni on Resumes, LinkedIn Profiles, Interviewing, Job and Industry targeting strategies, and networking
  • Knowledge of and contacts within local and regional business community
  • Ability to establish and maintain external relationships with businesses and other employers and with graduates of the Business School
  • Excellent MS office skills (Outlook™, Word™, Excel™, PowerPoint™, Publisher™)
  • Knowledgeable of Facebook™, Linked In™ and other social networking applications
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills at all levels within the organization and community
  • Well organized and self-confident with good follow-up skills, good initiator, self-starter. Strong attention to detail in all work product.
  • Professional presentation of the Community Outreach and Career Development (including Business Career Connections) to all constituents
  • Knowledge of career management systems, processes, and protocols Knowledge of multiple career and professional assessments and their explanation and application to students and alumni
  • Ability to develop and maintain contacts with external constituents.
  • Effective business writing skills with a clear grasp of writing concise and compelling business communications

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. Questions should be directed to Lauren Galleri at [email protected]

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by December 12th, 2018. Those who do not apply by December 12, 2018 may or may not be considered.



Job Category: Academic Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30055 - Business School

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 4, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lauren Galleri

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00688432

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