General Descriptionfull-time position with Career Services; 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday
Position Purpose This position leads the Career Services local, regional and national employer relations efforts, develop employer development strategy, cultivate key partnerships both internal and external to JHU, coordinates employer relations efforts, represents JHSPH and advises client base of employers across all sectors, maintains a variety of databases tracking employer information, student information and statistics on office usage and program attendance at employer-related events. Manages the online career management system, Symplicity.
Key Accountabilities: Develop existing partnerships outside JHSPH and initiate new employer relationships at senior levels. Manage the on-campus recruiting program and related employer events (including but not limited to the Career Fair and Access to Experts panels). Lead Employer Relations efforts in developing an employer development strategy and system to develop metrics for evaluating success of the program. Represents JHSPH at local and national professional development associations related to employer development. Lead planning meetings with department members related to employer development strategy evaluation and development. Participates regularly in ongoing staff development and in-service training sessions. Supervises ancillary student workers to ensure outstanding customer service to employers, alumni and students. May travel domestically.
Computer and standard office equipment is used on a daily basis. Must have excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and Access) and to quickly learn other programs as needed.
Leads employer relations efforts for team, contacts and visits employers independently, manages outside relationships, develop data base and regular reports evaluating success of effort. Manages online career management system. Must be able to operate complex on-line recruiting management system and train career services staff in their operation and use.
External contacts: Represents JHSPH at local and national professional development associations related to employer development. Extensive external contacts in person, by correspondence and telephone with senior managers, chairs of alumni associations, senior human resources professionals and hiring managers.
Internal contacts: University-wide at Associate Dean and Director level.
Physical requirements for the job:
Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal range.
Well-defined organizational and communication skills with knowledge of hiring and recruiting management systems. Strong supervision skills. Ability to present information to large and small groups of employers and/or students. Ability to manage complex projects and programs. Strong organizational skills.
Well-developed public relations, speaking and writing skills required to effective represent JHSPH; especially in marketing JHSPH students to new employers. Writing and editing skills necessary in handling correspondence and revision of office handouts. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, the Internet and additional software utilized in the Career Development profession. Openness to learn new technologies for career development. Team player and demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative workplace environment. Flexibility with hours, especially during periods when programs may extend outside of regular work hours, including limited weekend work.
An international background and cross-cultural sensitivity to international employment issues and sectors.