The University of Pittsburgh Career Development and Placement Assistance department is seeking an Employment Development Specialist.
This position focuses on employment development for a broad area of career opportunities. Potential students served would be in the arts and social sciences, and fields associated with functional areas such as communications, advertising, human resources, marketing, sales, consulting, management fields and a range of non-profit and government opportunities. The incumbent will be responsible for promoting opportunities (full-time, part-time and internship) for undergraduate students through the departmental establishment of solid relationships with local, regional and national employers. The position will be required to have close collaborative working relationships with the Employment Development staff relating to these disciplines as well as University Corporate Relations professionals. The incumbent will be required to communicate with all other career services staff members to facilitate the continued team efforts toward the mission and goals of the department and the Division of Student Affairs. The incumbent will participate in departmental events including (but not limited to) job fairs, programs, information sessions and on campus interviews. Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor's Degree. Good organizational skills, good interpersonal and communications skills, must enjoy student and client contact, and knowledge of business operations and staffing. The individual must have at least three years' experience recruiting for a company, a search firm or in corporate relations.
Internal Number: 172324
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.