The Career Development Center is seeking a External Relations Manager. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
The External Relations Manager creates and manages multiple engagement programs for student and external partner engagement. This position establishes and facilitates relationships with external partners including but not limited to employers, alumni, parents, and friends of the university.
The office of The Career Development Center (CDC) supports the University, its students and alumni by providing guidance, education and opportunities to identify and reach professional goals. The CDC works with employers and external partners to provide OSU students and alumni access to exceptional career opportunities. The External Relations Manager contributes to the overall operation of the CDC through working collaboratively to create, manage and build external partner programming, such as company visits, job shadows, or on campus opportunities. This position builds and maintains relationships with employers, alumni, parents and other external partners in order to develop strong partnerships and increase excellent employment and experiential learning opportunities for students at Oregon State University. This position provides excellent customer service, education regarding access and use of electronic resources (e.g., CDC specialized software), and interpretation of ethical and legal policies related to working with The Career Development Center and OSU. This position will create and present content relevant to their program to various on campus groups, students, and on and off campus constituents.
This position serves as direct contact for employers and others (e.g., academic faculty) who are involved in facilitating student and external partner engagement. Must work as part of a team and with respect for a diverse set of clientele.
Typically requires Master's Degree in Student Services, or related field. Experience working with population of program participants.
Bachelor’s Degree. 2 years of administrative or professional work at full performance level. Demonstrated experience developing and engaging strategic partnerships with external stakeholders. Experience developing and assessing programs. Excellent customer service skills. Working knowledge of desktop software including Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Ability to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
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