Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Oct 18 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
The Employer Relations Coordinator helps grow new connections with employers and manages employer relationships important to the success of the programs and services offered through the Watson School's Career and Alumni Connections Office. This Office assists all Watson students (Bachelors, Masters and PhD) with navigating their path to rewarding employment by enabling employer/alumni connections and offering professional skills training and support. This program also recruits employers and alumni, and connects them with our talented students.
Recruits & retains employers to hire and host Watson students in full-time jobs and internship & co-op experiences.
Grows opportunities for students to learn about prospective employers through on-site information sessions, off-campus tours, alumni networking, and learning sessions.
Develops partnerships with organizations who are employing and/or seeking Watson students.
Manages logistical arrangements of employer visits for on-campus recruiting, info sessions, and office hours. Promotes employer visits to campus constituents.
Facilitates opportunities for employers and industry representatives to visit and/or present in classroom sessions or other venues. Coordinate accordingly with Watson Faculty and Staff.
Manages off-campus employer site visits/tours for Watson students.
Seeks and solicits diverse job opportunities across all Watson majors.
Assists with the solicitation of diverse employers for each semester's Job & Internship Fair.
Develops innovative ways to engage employers with Watson students beyond traditional on-campus recruitment activities.
Researches and promotes rotational/leadership programs, diversity/specialized hiring programs, and/or enrichment programs for specific populations.
Responsible for the accurate reporting of the number of employers that are engaged and site visits conducted throughout the year.
Keeps records/data on contacts and interactions with employers. Maintains existing employer relationships while seeking and creating new connections.
Assists with employer recruitment for NYC, Boston, Washington DC and Silicon Valley industry visits.
Presents at new student orientation sessions and/or classroom sessions to promote and advertise the Watson Career & Alumni Connections (WCAC) Office Services.
Holds pre-determined walk-in and appointment hours for 1:1 resume review and career counseling.
Provides WCAC event coverage as needed. Attends and coordinates events both on and off campus.
Assesses the satisfaction of attendees/participants of WCAC events.
The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially historically underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Bachelor's degree required (in a field of technology, preferred).
Two or more years of professional experience managing projects and/or teams required.
Excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrated experience working cooperatively and collaboratively with students, employers, staff and faculty with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to ensure positive relations and career success.
Knowledge of the job market and career search processes and strategies, with preference to knowledge of engineering and computer science hiring practices.
Demonstrated quantitative, analytical, organizational, and administrative skills.
Self-starting, creative professionals with the ability to create and maintain collaborative relationships.
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills, possessing tact and discretion and the ability to listen attentively to all constituents.
Ability to work in a team environment and build cooperative relationships with a diverse group of individuals.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Meticulous demonstrated ability to track details.
Proficiency in analytical and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other common office software).
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to act proactively, manage multiple and changing priorities.
Commitment to program innovation, assessment and metrics-based management.
Demonstrated excellence in professionalism.
Strong teaming and collaboration skills.
Demonstrated ability to respond quickly to problems/issues in an efficient manner and to handle confidential matters with tact and discretion.
Able to travel and work occasional weekends and evenings.
Knowledge of employer recruitment processes desired.
Event planning and programming experience desired.
Advanced degree in a technical field desired.
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.
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