Department:University Career Center Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$50,000 - $55,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins July 12, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit the following with your online application: 1. Cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications, professional competencies, and preferred qualifications. 2. Chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. 3. Names and contact information for three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. 4. Answers to the following supplemental questions: a) The Division of Student Life is intentionally creating a multicultural organization that actively includes and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and, if you are selected as a Job & Internship Developer, how will you help the Division of Student Life achieve this goal? b) Please describe how you would approach employer engagement; specifically job and internship development, for the University of Oregon, as well as how you have effectively built relationships with outside constituencies (the response to question 4b should showcase your abilities in relation to the duties of this position).
Department Summary Division of Student Life Summary The Division of Student Life supports the university’s academic mission through comprehensive programs and services that promote and advance student learning and success while fostering an inclusive and vibrant campus community. Student Life houses four departments, the University Career Readiness Center, Office of the Dean of Students, Erb Memorial Union, and the Department of Physical Education & Recreation, as well as a number of key university programs, including the Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Parent and Family Programs, Major Student Events (Commencement, Homecoming, University Day), Student Government Engagement & Success, Student Conduct and Community Standards, and Support for Students in Crisis and Students of Concern.
University Career Center Summary The University Career Center helps students as they prepare for the world of work through career education and preparation and connects students to opportunities through a dynamic employer relations model. The Center achieves this through the following: providing information online regarding career options, career paths, employer profiles, and job opportunities; educating students on resources and strategies for job applications, internships, and graduate schools; creating opportunities for interactions between students, employers, and faculty; sharing knowledge of career readiness and employer needs by contributing to professional development and training of Academic and Career Advisors (ACAs) and academic faculty; serving as a central resource to professional schools and colleges and the campus community for generalized career education and preparation services, resources, and programming; helping students learn to articulate the skills gained in their UO journey; and providing data to help the university share the story of where students land with a UO education.
Position Summary The Job and Internship Developer is responsible for identifying, building, maintaining and reporting outcomes on relationships with local, regional and national employers in order to increase part- and full-time employment, internship and volunteer opportunities for UO students through active networking and outreach.
The Job and Internship Developer also identifies opportunities on campus to engage employers and members of their networks to become involved in and support the career readiness of UO students through various ways, including events and networking activities, Center employer programs, student club activities, class presentations, and engagement with faculty/staff throughout campus.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Employer Engagement and positioned on the Employer Engagement Team, the person in this role must be a strategic, data-driven, results-oriented professional dedicated to actively creating relationships with employers to increase part-time job, internship and career opportunities and outcomes for UO students. This position may oversee the work of student employees.
Additional Expectations of Position • This position will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Driver’s Certification. • Ability to travel and work non-standard hours, including some nights and weekends.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor's degree. • Three years of related experience in recruitment/human resources, sales/marketing/fundraising, corporate program development, employer engagement, job development, career services, higher education or other related field.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated abilities in and/or commitment to working effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment. • Knowledge of employers and industry, job market trends, Department of Labor internship rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act, job search and recruiting strategies, employer relations, contemporary recruitment practices and/or trends in career services. • Demonstrated track record of success in partnering, developing, and maintaining successful long-term client relationships. • Demonstrated skills in public speaking; experience delivering training to individuals and groups. • Ability to analyze data, run reports and share assessment results. • Ability to use technology to make processes more efficient. • Demonstrated competency to assess, organize and prioritize multiple tasks with a strategic lens and attention to detail.
Preferred Qualifications • Knowledge of best practices in career development and an understanding of the principles of student development. • Previous job development or employer engagement experience.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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