Casual Employee - Employer Relations Coordinator
Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired
by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We
seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our
mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as
engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse
faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Job Title: Casual Employee - Employer Relations Coordinator
Department: Office of Career & Personal Development
Reports to: Director
Status: Temporary, Non-Benefit Eligible
Location: Lisle Campus
Position Summary: The Employer Relations Coordinator will be
responsible for the oversight, management, vision, and direction of
employer recruitment, employer partnership, recruitment events, and
customer relationship management system. This individual will
represent Benedictine University in the most positive of manners to
prospective, former, and current students, clients, suppliers,
stakeholders, and the community.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
1. Cultivate relationships with prospective employers & alumni
for internship & employment opportunities.
2. Plan, organize, & promote on/off-campus recruitment events;
i.e. career fairs, information sessions, site visits.
3. Manage and maintain our CRM system which houses event, employer,
4. Generate data for reports on employer engagement, employer
outreach, job postings, etc.
5. Facilitate communication of employment opportunities to
students, faculty, and staff.
6. Understand guidelines outlined by Department of Labor, Fair
Labor Standards Act, and NACE competencies.
7. Perform other duties or ad hoc projects & assignments as
Education: Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's Degree
Experience: 3+ years of experience in recruitment, sales, event
planning, higher education and/or career advising
• Public Speaking & Presentation Skills – Will need to present
to multiple stakeholders and multiple employers
• Time Management Skills – Ability to manage multiple competing
meetings, events, and deadlines
• Communication Skills – Written and oral communication are key
when meeting with different constituents
• Collaboration Skills – Capacity to work with multiple different
departments within the institution
• Innovation Skills – Develop different, creative, and new ways to
engage students through programming
• Finance/Budgeting Skills – Manage and stick to financial
constraints to ensure effective programming
Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications: Yes. Must possess a
valid Driver License
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to
stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle or feel; and reach with
hands and arms.
This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office
products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Use of computer screen, phone and customer service.
May require bending, or sitting for long periods of time. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
and ability to adjust focus.
The following of campus specific guidelines for pandemic protocols
Travel (If applicable): Yes. To visit and meet with prospective
Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): Yes. Marketing
Working Conditions: General office environment and employer site
visits; internal and external
Training: As a University employee you are required to complete all
University-specific and/or OSHA related training to fulfill your
job duties. Specific training will be conducted online or in
person. Employees must complete all trainings required by
Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or
educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan
programs; athletic and other University administered programs or
employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or
veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to
Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory
protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored
institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to
all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited
to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required
to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and
to complete the required employment eligibility verification
document form upon hire. The following of campus specific
guidelines for pandemic protocols are required.
Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.