Employer Outreach Coordinator
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
Provides targeted employer outreach in support of employer events and serves as a liaison between departmental advising and employer relations team. In an effort to remain responsive to the shifting world of work, this data driven position will find opportunities for KSU students, growth areas in industry, and work to sell KSU in the field to connect the dots. Responsibilities
Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
- Provide strategic, targeted employer outreach based on needs expressed by Career and Internship Advisors and Employer Relations Team
- Provide assistance to the Employer Events manager in support of recruiting employers to participate in events
- Support office's Job Shadow program, cultivation of mentoring programs, academic-affiliated employer networking programs, and exploration of new initiatives
- Communicate to internal teams employer trends, companies relocating to Atlanta, and other industry trends
- Coordinate site visit program, and work with advisors to select sites and conduct collaborative visits
- Work with Employer Relations Team to identify supply / demand issues in hiring, and key growth areas and follow-up with targeted companies whose participation has dwindled
- Serve as a primary point of contact for employers interested in recruiting STEM
- Create a communication plan and enhance employer newsletters and outreach efforts
- Serve the employer relations team with other projects, as needed
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher educationRequired Experience
Two (2) years relevant or related experience Preferred Qualifications Additional Preferred Qualifications
Masters degree in related field and / or experience working in organic sales position (strong ability to listen and customize responses per person / group)
Experience with data software and the ability to analyze data and draw conclusions
Strong technical expertise
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Extremely organized and effective with time management Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities ABILITIES
Ability to work on concurrent project and multitask effectively
Ability to listen critically, and customize information per group / individual
Ability to work well in and among teams
Ability to lead and advise
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlinesSKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415 Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time Background Check
- Standard Enhanced + Education & DMV
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=228499&PostingSeq=1
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