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Campus Career Services Coordinator- Employer Relations

University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 15, 2024

Job Details

Hiring Department

Career Center

Job Description

Join an established team of professionals with University of Missouri Campus Career Services in a newly created role to cultivate and strengthen corporate relations. Work with current and prospective employer partners to maximize the hiring of university students and graduates.


The Employer Relations Coordinator will build relationships with existing and future employer partners and is committed to offering superior service to ensure positive and successful recruiting and hiring outcomes at Mizzou. This position will collaborate with campus offices that have corporate relationships, such as University Advancement, to be responsive to employers’ strategic workforce needs.

The Mizzou campus has a coordinated system of career services with multiple career offices. This person will work closely with campus career services professionals to respond to employers’ recruitment needs. Additionally, the Employer Relations Coordinator will seek out new employer partners.

  • Employer Development & Engagement
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for new recruiters, making referrals to other career services offices and personnel as appropriate.
  • Create a streamlined “point of entry” for employers focused on strategic outreach, digital campaigns and networking efforts to promote innovative Mizzou programs, success metrics and student talent.
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with new employers that have not previously engaged with the University, with a particular attention to recruitment of underserved student populations.
  • Assist employers with using Handshake online recruiting system.
  • Create employer-facing materials promoting Mizzou.
Collaborative Partnerships
  • Collaborate with MU Career Services Council and key campus stakeholders to establish new employer partnerships, strengthen employer relationships and increase student engagement with recruiters.
  • Communicate with employers, Chambers of Commerce and state and regional associations to cultivate professional development and employment opportunities for students.
  • Engage faculty and staff across campus to foster support and provide input for their respective students.
  • Solicit employer feedback and ideas for enhanced campus partnerships.
  • Create and evaluate employer outreach goals informed by data sources, including First Destination Survey, industry rankings, and in consultation with the Career Leadership Council.
Student Events
  • Plan student events involving employers.
  • Participate in professional development activities and remain current on issues affecting the labor market.
  • Participate in campus-wide committees and/or advisory councils; represent the University of Missouri at numerous on and off campus events.
  • Manage budget(s) to ensure compliance with university and other requirements.
    Some weekend and evening work; some travel will be required.
Supervision received from the Director of the MU Career Center.


M-F 8 am – 5 pm, some weekend and evening work; some travel will be required.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prefer Master’s degree in student personnel, business administration, human resources, counseling, or a related area, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired, is necessary.
  • Three years' experience in higher education, recruitment, human resources, or related area, including but not limited to, counseling, job placement, corporate relations, supervision, and project development.
  • Strong team player with ability to collaborate with, support, and manage expectations of diverse communities of students, recruiters, and employers.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal skills, and strong customer service focus for internal and external constituencies.
  • Experience planning and executing events.
  • Ability to work independently, understand and manage workload according to the academic/ recruiting cycle, and proactively find solutions to create efficiencies.
  • Experience delivering informed insights based on collected data, as well as comfort using data and assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of recruiting activities.
  • Ability to represent Mizzou and the liberal arts in a positive light to outside community. Enthusiasm for working with liberal arts students and graduates and ability to successfully articulate the value of a liberal arts education a must.
Anticipated Hiring Range

Salary Range: $51,875 - $75,000

Grade: GGS-010


Internal applicants can determine their University title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.

Application Materials

Online application, resume, references on request.

Community Information

Columbia offers small-town friendliness with big city features and a high quality of life for people of all ages and interests. Founded on education and known as an ideal college town, its location also makes it an attractive spot for businesses and travelers. Located on Interstate 70 and U.S. Highway 63, Columbia is right in the middle of the state and the nation. Just a couple hours’ drive from St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is Boone County’s largest population center offering big-city culture, activities, and resources with a low cost of living. Columbia is home to a variety of restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen cultural festivals each year. If you want to grow your career, continue your education, raise a family, and retire, Columbia is a good place to be!

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.




The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one — it's a major land-grant institution and Missouri's largest public research university.

Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research, and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs — including more than 75 online degree options — and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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At Mizzou, we know how to make an impact—and our work reaches far beyond our campus. When you become part of our community, you’ll be part of our collective effort to teach, to learn and to drive change that results in better lives and brighter futures for the world.

Mizzou Tigers are lifelong learners, and that includes our faculty and staff members. All employees have the opportunity to pursue personal and professional growth and acquire new skills for their own benefit and the benefit of the university.

Our university seeks to support the whole employee, and that includes a competitive compensation and benefits package, support that will help you find work/life balance, a focus on career planning and plenty of opportunities to find and be recognized for your success.

We support an engaged and energized university community through competitive medical, dental and vision insurance as well as diverse programs to support whole-person wellness.

Mizzou empowers employees to make a lasting financial plan with retirement plan options, some of which are accessible to all faculty and staff, no matter their eligibility for other benefits.

Mizzou is a world-renowned educational and research institution, and our first-rate faculty, staff and students are part of something big. If you’re looking for a vibrant community that offers endless opportunities to grow and make a difference throughout our state, the nation and the world, our university may be the place for you. 

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