Job Opening ID: 42307 Reports To: Director Employer Relations Working Title: Assistant Director, Employer Engagement- Hybrid Department: Career Pathways Bargaining Unit: 99 FLSA: Exempt Payroll Job Code: 004516 Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine- Eligible for Hybrid work Percent of Time: 100% Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F Employee Class: Contract
Position Summary: The Division of Career Pathways is an environment that celebrates diversity of background and experience and one that leverages the unique talents and strengths of staff to achieve greater employee satisfaction, higher productivity, and innovation. Reporting to the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, we strive to be a place where staff feel that they are equitably treated, respected, heard, valued, and enabled to do their best work while contributing to organization’s mission and vision.
Under direction from the Associate Director, the Assistant Director of Employer Relations develops, maintains, and builds strategic partnerships with employers leading to the expansion of full-time and part-time job and internship opportunities for UCI students and alumni. Principle responsibilities include: (1) Proactively developing and implementing strategies designed to increase greater awareness of UCI talent and recruiting opportunities. (2) Identifying and outreaching to prospective employers and maintaining positive relationships with current employers to increase employment opportunities for UCI students and graduates. (3) Assisting employers with the dissemination and marketing of opportunities to appropriate student populations and helping to coordinate the recruitment process. (4) Leading the marketing and selling of memberships to the Division of Career Pathways Alliance Group partner program and other revenue generating employer programs. (5) Maintaining accurate records on all outreach and engagement activities via data reports, employer recaps, CRM tracking, and other tools. (6) Educating students, staff, campus partners, and student organizations on lessons learned from the employer community, including best practices on recruitment processes and specific employer requirements This is primarily an externally-facing position tasked with marketing UCI and its students to the employer community and cultivating ongoing, relationships between target employers and the University. This role will require some, primarily local, travel to meet with employers and attend relevant industry networking events. NOTE: There is a possibility of a hybrid schedule, however, this position will require regular work on campus.
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Required: Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.• Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Commitment to supporting diversity. Able to work both independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated marketing and communication skills. Ability to multi-task and re-assign priorities as needed. Comfort and skill in communicating with high level administrators and decision makers. Strong technology skills with experience using a career management system, or other CRM/CSM, specifically Handshake. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively work with and interact with diverse individuals and groups of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and employers. Demonstrated knowledge and competency with various social media – Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.?
Preferred: Professional experience in student services, university career services, employer relations, and/or recruiting in a college or human resources environment. Ability to convey the value of recruiting UCI students and UCI career services to a wide array of employers and organizations.
Special Conditions Required:
Ability to travel is required
Possess valid CA driver s license or the ability to obtain one as required by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ability and willingness to work occasional weekends, evenings, or early mornings.
Conditions of Employment: The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
Closing Statement: The University of California, Irvine 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.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].