The Associate Director is part of the Career Center leadership team which advises and supports the Director in the overall management of the Center's operation, focusing specifically on employer engagement, internship and industry experiences. Specific activities include contributing to decisions determining the scope and nature of services, organizational and strategic planning, revenue generation, staffing (the Center has approximately 35 FTE and 40 part-time and student workers) vendor selection, campus and employer relations, contract negotiation, and a $4 million annual budget.
The Associate Director oversees approximately 7 FTE, including some long-term temporary, part-time, and student workers. This executive position oversees all employer outreach/expansion and initiatives to include but not be limited to regional, national, and international job/internship development and employer services; on-campus recruitment program - an extensive portfolio of career fairs and networking events, and special projects and programs
The Associate Director designs strategic job/internship development initiatives, leads the leveraging of the Center's career services management platform (CSM) in functionalities related to employer accounts, job and internship postings, campus interviewing, career fair and information session management (i.e. all recruitment related functions.) The AD generates reports for internal and customer access, and directs all facets of customer services with a team of individuals cross-trained to support both student counseling intake and employer relations reception/response.
Responsible for the oversight and continuous development of the two major revenue lines of business, which currently generate approximately $750,000. The Associate Director contributes to and helps track Center-wide outreach efforts, as well as maintains key inter-departmental campus relations. The AD will also lead all campus efforts to increase experiential learning opportunities, with the goal of ensuring all UCLA students have the opportunity to access internships and experiential opportunities.
Application Instructions Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu Reference position #29000. AA/EEO
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.
Evidence of strong organizational, administrative, and managerial skills.
Demonstrated experience supervising exempt and non-exempt staff, student staff, and temporary employees.
Demonstrated ability to blend technical knowledge and expertise with excellent verbal /writing skills and the ability to communicate complex information to both technical and non-technical constituents.
Demonstrated skills in training, supervising, and motivating staff responsible for revenue-generating lines of business and customer support.
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and implement projects with complex logistics involving multiple tasks and priorities. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Analytical ability to evaluate operations and client needs and develop programs responsive to those needs.
Ability to identify needs of clients; deliver targeted strategies and services to meet their needs.
Evidence of superior presentation and technology skills to effectively instruct and inform small and large groups.
Knowledge of occupational, career and job information resources, technology and materials. Expertise in labor market, employment trends, and recruiting strategies and techniques.
Ability to communicate and market the services and programs of the Center to potential students, current students, employers, faculty and administrators.
Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff of all levels, employers, faculty, students, and alumni.
Working knowledge of Federal, state and university regulations governing employment hiring practices.
Familiarity with student service philosophy and ability to work with colleagues in planning and providing student services.
Ability to support and maintain critical long-term liaison relationships with diverse populations and organizations on behalf of the Career Center.
Skill in developing and implementing technology-based research methodology and reporting.
Experience using the various recruiting modules of the NACElink® platform.
Experience sourcing and cultivating employer contacts, designing products and customized strategies to support their campus relations and recruiting initiatives.
Ability to utilize technology (Excel, PowerPoint) to report statistics related to hiring and recruiting activity.
Ability to present information to small and large groups.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and standards of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Benefits UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct