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INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
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The IRD for this job is: 05-16-2023
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The Division of Student Affairs and Success provides campus-wide coordination and leadership for student success programs and activities across departments, divisions, colleges, and administrative units. The Student Affairs and Success Division includes Career Success; the Student Success Resource Centers; Dean of Students; Student Conduct; Colleges, Housing and Educational Services; and Student Health, which all provide direct services and resources to students. The Mission of UCSC Career Success is to prepare students for what they want to do with their lives by developing relevant career skills. Career Success envisions that Banana Slugs change the world, wherever they are, however they can. Furthermore, the Career Engagement team centers their work around:
Care (holistic, equitable, intersectional, anti-racist practices)
Career (cultivating a career-engaged ecosystem that enables discovery and preparation for career pathways, developing career ready and transferable skills)
Community (affirming and building community cultural wealth, nurturing meaningful affinity and industry connections)
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. Progressive, bold, fearless education that benefits both the individual and the planet.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Career Engagement, the Events & Recruiting Specialist is responsible for managing a portfolio of recruiting events designed to create opportunities for students to foster meaningful connections with industry and alumni. This professional serves as the initial point of contact for employers seeking to recruit UCSC students and will liaise with administrators and staff to collaboratively develop and execute a campus engagement strategy with companies, organizations, and alumni across all industries. The Events & Recruiting Specialist provides consultation and leads coordinated efforts to meet employer recruitment needs and enables students from all majors to discover and prepare for career pathways. This role also provides event planning consultation to the career success team as they curate industry-specific experiences and connections for students. Additionally, this professional serves as a critical member of the marketing team and may supervise student employees in executing marketing strategy.
Budgeted Salary: $64,692 - $67,400 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. Under California law, the University of California, Santa Cruz is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary above the posted range. The salary shown above is the budgeted range the University reasonably expects to pay.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Manage a portfolio of recruiting events (career fairs, custom recruiting events, on-campus interviews, employer information sessions, etc.) by leading full-cycle event coordination and implementation which includes multiple months of advance planning and preparation and post-event debrief.
Identify and liaise with current and potential vendors in support of recruiting events and career engagement programs.
Collaborate with campus partners to maximize event impact on students and the institution.
Partner with campus colleagues to develop and produce event materials for all events, including a comprehensive program guide for recruiting events.
Delegate event preparation tasks to student and professional staff.
Develop event layouts, including placement of participating organizations.
Oversee career fair budget, employer registration processes, and communication for recruiting events.
Coordinate set up of events with vendors and campus partners, serving as point person for event implementation.
Lead recruiting events, contingency planning efforts and implementation.
Prepare evaluation processes for employers, students, and campus partners; leading change initiatives for future events.
Recommends initiatives and implements changes to improve quality and achieve learning outcomes.
30% - Campus and Industry Engagement
Serve as liaison between local and regional business communities and Career Success
Provide employers with recruiting consultation and timely follow up.
Enforce University and Career Success recruitment policies and guidelines.
Collaborate with the Career Success team to increase outreach and integration of employer and industry engagement events.
Assist the career success team with creating mechanisms to support connecting students of marginalized identities (for example- students of color, first-generation, students with disabilities, LGBTQIA) with alumni & employers.
Assist with a corporate partnership program such as coordination of on-campus partner events and other internal processes.
Monitor workplace, industry, and student interests, and engagement patterns and trends in order to guide programmatic initiatives with a lens for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Collaborate with the career engagement team to create a robust industry engagement plan.
Represent Career Success in a variety of university, community, industry associations, events, employer site visits/treks, for employer development and cultivation purposes.
15% - Marketing, Data Analysis, and Reporting
Serve as a contributing member of the marketing team and may directly supervise student assistants in executing marketing strategy.
Collect and analyze outcomes data in order to assure quality and improve student and industry (employer and alumni) engagement, preparing quarterly and annual reports as requested and as helpful to achieve Career Success goals.
5% - Continuous Benchmarking and University Representation
Ensure continuous enhancements through local, regional, and national benchmarking with event planning peers and robust industry networks.
Update position-related skills by participating in appropriate professional development offerings throughout the year.
Represent UCSC Career Success through active involvement and leadership in regional and national associations.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Demonstrates strong time management, attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to build new and enhance existing relationships with constituents inside or outside of an organization.
Knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and production.
Proven ability to design, manage and coordinate multiple large events.
Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Strong knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
Experience in career services, development, recruiting, sales, public relations, marketing, event planning, or related fields.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
The selected candidate will be required to work primarily on campus, with periods of remote work possible based on operational needs, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as directed.
Ability to travel to multiple work locations on and off campus.
Ability to maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a professional setting.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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