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Assistant Director for Employer Relations: Outreach and Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Assistant Director for Employer Relations: Outreach and Development

Location: Boise

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $52,500 or higher depending on education and experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Serving on the Career Services Leadership Team, the Assistant Director for Employer Relations: Outreach and Development is responsible for strengthening collaborative partnerships with state, regional, national, and international employers in order to increase internships, professional experiences, graduate school, and career opportunities for UI students and graduates.

Being responsive to the needs of Idaho's employers and students, the Assistant Director will work collaboratively with the Career Services Director, Employer Relations staff, Co-op Director, and UI-branch center directors to accomplish the following goals:
  • Create and implement a plan for relationship-building focusing on employers from the state of Idaho and the Northwest with the potential for professional experiences, graduate school, and career positions that compliment UI majors and degree programs.
  • Develop and implement innovative strategies to increase connections and networking opportunities between students and employers.
  • Assist employers in strengthening their internship programs and streamlining their access to qualified internship candidates.

The Assistant Director will also lead the department's fundraising and development efforts through Career Services' Distinguished Employer Partnership Program (DEP), as well as the department's assessment plan by assisting with the collection employer outreach data, and writing reports and recommendations based on this data.

This position will be housed at the UI-Boise Center or the Moscow Campus and will report to the Career Services Director on the Moscow campus.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree
  • Two years professional experience working in recruitment, human resources, talent management or other related experience
  • One year of professional experience in event planning and development/fundraising
  • Experience with program planning and implementation
  • Experience providing formal and informal presentations to small and large groups to a variety of constituents

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Business, Public Relations, Marketing, Human Resources, Communications, or related field• Professional work experience in a university career services office or employer relations role

  • Experience managing career services database systems (i.e. Handshake, Symplicity, 12Twenty, CSO, or other job search databases)
  • Strong technical/computer experience, including the experience using software such as Access, Excel, video conferencing programs (Zoom) and on-line survey programs (Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, etc.
  • Experience developing a process for assessment, collecting/analyzing data, and preparing reports and recommendations

Skills/knowledge/Ability to:
  • Past success in development/fundraising efforts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and independently
  • Ability to professionally represent Career Services
  • Strong organization skills

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other
  • Must be eligible for membership in NACE, MPACE, CEDA, SWEDA,ICDA, Meeting Professionals International (MPI), and Moscow and Boise Chambers of Commerce as budget allows.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule during select mornings, evenings and weekends to address event needs.
  • Ability to travel regionally, in-state and out-of-state on a periodic basis.

Posting Number: SP003490P

Posting Date: 07/21/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This position is open until filled and applications will be review on an ongoing basis.
Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Please use your letter of qualification to explain in detail how your work experience, skills, and abilities meet both the required and preferred qualifications as listed in the position description. Your letter of qualification will be used to demonstrate your communication and writing skills to determine your ranking among the other applicants for this position.

For resources about how to write a letter of qualification, please visit the HR website here: Applicant Resources - Careers | University of Idaho (

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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