Employer Engagement Coordinator

Position Title
Employer Engagement Coordinator
The Opportunity
Under general supervision of the Associate Director of Employer Engagement, this position is responsible for managing a centralized university internship, cooperative education, and post-graduation recruitment program. This position advises and guides employers who recruit at Colorado School of Mines for early career talent and serves as the point of contact to schedule and facilitate external employer recruitment visits, and acts as liaison between employer representatives and university faculty and students on issues associated with employer recruitment visits, job posting, and resume referral. This person establishes and maintains communication with employer representatives, and promotes on-campus visits for the purpose of interviewing and hiring students and graduates. They also develop and manage activities to promote employment resources, services and opportunities to students.
The Department

The Mines Career Center supports Mines students and recent graduates in reaching their career path goals by serving as the bridge between employers and students. The Career Center team provides an environment where Mines students can build confidence and gain tools and techniques useful to evaluate and pursue career opportunities.

The Career Center is a high-performing, collaborative team environment. This role is student-serving, while employer-facing (the best of both worlds!) and is integral to the success of the Career Center.


Manages the on-campus recruiting (OCR) program
  • Manages the on-campus recruiting program, inclusive of employer information sessions, interviews, and special employer recruiting activities, making changes as necessary based on needs of employers and students.
  • Organizes and sets the annual recruiting calendar, including all deadlines and processes in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Schedules interview and /or group meeting rooms, including requests for audio-visual and/or computer equipment.
  • Advises employers on appropriateness of employer expectations, on-site recruiting process, and job descriptions. Consults on marketing and communication strategies to be used by employers based on knowledge of student constituents and campus calendar. Follows up with recruiters to clarify and resolve problems.
  • Works with supervisor on the development of policies for employer participation in recruiting program. Reviews and enforces polices with employer representatives, negotiating satisfactory solutions. Discusses student feedback, if appropriate, with employers. Notifies supervisor of problematic employer activities/behavior and significant trends.
  • Manages development of policies and procedures for student participation in recruiting programs. Enforces student adherence to recruiting deadlines, procedures, and schedules.
  • Manages the marketing of information sessions to students, faculty, and student groups.
Manages online recruiting system
  • Manages the operation of online recruiting modules, interview schedules, and resume referrals to, employer representatives, providing information and identifying and efficiently and effectively resolving problems and issues, as they arise.
  • Reviews and approves intern/full-time job posting in DiggerNet, and coordinates with the Alumni Office on a multi-school environment agreement.
  • Collects and compiles data for the recruiting sections of Career Center Annual Report; collects and reports data and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as appropriate; maintains program records and statistical information as related to employer recruiting program accountabilities.
  • Trains employer representatives on use of the online recruiting system.
Manages student recruitment activities
  • Advise students individually and through group presentations on using the OCR module of the online recruiting system and OCR applications.
  • Manages promotional activities associated with employer information sessions to students, referrals to appropriate academic departments, and other appropriate special events.
  • Works with supervisor on programs and activities to promote employment events, resources and opportunities to students, including student organizations and groups and campus-wide.
  • Trains and manages student assistants to provide support for campus recruiting program including but not limited to marketing, info sessions, interviews, and background tasks needed to support program and other recruiting activities / tasks.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution of higher education.
  • 3+ years’ experience working effectively with and marketing to employer representatives on employment opportunities and campus engagement activities.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in contacting students for recruitment and or career related activities.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook in daily tasks.
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive environment and demonstrated ability to work effectively with employers, students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Demonstrated ability to work with postsecondary staff and faculty.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement complex schedules.
  • Organizational aptitude and ability to provide accurate and efficient service under the stress of constant deadlines.
  • Database management skills, including the use of online recruiting systems.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 2-4 years’ experience in gathering data, compiling and analyzing information, and preparing reports.
  • Advanced knowledge, skills and abilities include use of online recruiting data systems and database applications.
  • Knowledge of college recruiting principles and procedures; knowledge of laws and regulations as applicable to the employment recruitment of interns, co-ops and new graduates; and knowledge of the practices, procedures and requirements of private and public sector recruiters.
About Mines & Golden, CO

Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver. The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. A sunny, high-altitude climate with outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities make the Denver area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience.
Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range

$55,000 - $60,000

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards
Our portfolio of benefits for this position includes employer-paid medical and dental insurance premiums (no out-of-paycheck costs for the employee), vision insurance options, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), thirteen paid holidays and generous paid time off, and discount programs. For more information, visit Mines benefits .
How to Apply

Application review will begin 1/3/23. For full consideration, please apply by 1/2/23 at 11:55 p.m. Applications received after this date may not be reviewed. Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veteran status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required). References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.

Please contact Kathy White at kwhite1@mines.edu with questions about this opportunity.

Background Investigation Required

Advertised: Dec 6, 2022 Mountain Standard Time
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