Career and Alumni Connections Employer Relations Coordinator - Binghamton University
October 26, 2017
Binghamton, New York
Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Oct 25 2017 Job Description:
Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
Salary: up to $50,000
The Employer Relations Coordinator helps grow new connections with employers and manages employer relationships important to the success of the programs and services offered through the Watson School's Career and Alumni Connections Office. This Office assists all Watson students (Bachelors, Masters and PhD) with navigating their path to rewarding employment by enabling employer/alumni connections and offering professional skills training and support. This program also recruits employers and alumni, and connects them with our talented students.
Recruits and retains employers to hire and host Watson students in full-time jobs, internship and co-op experiences.
Grows opportunities for students to learn about prospective employers through on-site information session, off-campus tours, alumni networking, and learning sessions.
Develops partnerships with organizations who are employing and/or seeking Watson students.
Manages logistical arrangements of employer visits for on-campus recruiting, info sessions, and office hours and promotes employer visits to campus constituents.
Facilitates opportunities for employers and industry representatives to visit and/or present in classroom sessions or other venues, working collegially with Watson Faculty and Staff.
Manages off-campus employer site visits/tours for Watson students.
Seeks and solicits diverse job opportunities corresponding to all Watson majors.
Assists with the solicitation of diverse employers for the University's Job & Internship Fairs.
Develops innovative ways to engage employers with Watson students beyond traditional on-campus recruitment activities.
Responsible for the accurate reporting of the number of employers that are engaged and site visits conducted throughout the year.
Organizes and manages special projects as assigned by the Director.
Uses social media and virtual technologies in the communications and delivery of services to students.
Meets with students for 1:1 career preparedness and counseling appointments.
The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially historically underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Two or more years of professional experience managing projects and/or teams required
Excellent customer service skills
Demonstrated experience working cooperatively and collaboratively with students, employers, staff and faculty with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to ensure positive relations and career success
Knowledge of the job market and career search processes and strategies, with preference to knowledge of engineering and computer science hiring practices
Demonstrated quantitative, analytical, organizational, and administrative skills
Self-starting, creative professionals with the ability to create and maintain collaborative relationships
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills, possessing tact and discretion and the ability to listen attentively to all constituents
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Meticulous with demonstrated ability to track details
Proficiency in analytical and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other common office software)
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Proactive and able to juggle multiple and changing priorities
Commitment to program innovation, assessment and metrics-based management
Able to periodically travel, including internationally, and work occasional weekends and evenings
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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