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Assistant Director, Employer Relations

Employer
Yeshiva University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Director, Employer Relations & Programs

Job No: 496212
Work Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Career Center
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Communications/Marketing/Media, Academic Administration, Student Services, Events, Career Center

Position Summary:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

This position reports into the Associate Director of Employer Relations & Marketing Strategy and is responsible for overall support and contribution to both employer and marketing related initiatives.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the Associate Director and the unit leadership team to foster a comprehensive and integrated approach to career development, with attention to the roles of employers and alumni in the process
  • In conjunction with the Director and Employer Relationship Developer, develop and execute a comprehensive career readiness program targeted towards first time on campus students
  • Oversee and participate in the development of relationships with potential employers through company site visits, needs assessments, developing campus-wide programs and events, linking employers to campus programs, services, people, and partners, providing strategic targeted recruitment planning and acting as a resource for all on-campus recruitment activity
  • Oversee the scheduling, facilitation, and follow-up data collection from both students and employers for on-campus recruiting and interviewing
  • Act as liaison between the Center and Alumni Affairs for the development and execution of successful alumni affinity group events and programming
  • Advise students and alumni on career management
  • Communicate with and collect bench-marking research on peer and other institutions in terms of mentoring best practices and related trends in higher education
  • Work collaboratively across departments to consider broadly the ways in which alumni are engaged across all programs, events, services and experiences within both Student and Academic Affairs in order to develop a strategic plan for student-alumni engagement, strengthening these connections to enhance career learning and employment outcomes for students; effectively manage a consistent mentoring brand across internal and external distribution channels including print, email, web, and social media
  • Manage student organization relationships and ensure seamless workflow for MOU and event process
  • Act as administrator for virtual mentoring platform (PeopleGrove)
  • Develop communications and outreach strategies utilizing the employer-alumni connections already established as well as identifying new sourcing strategies for attracting students and alumni participation; strategically develops the University's ability to support YU alumni to access the student talent pipeline
  • Develop and maintain exceptional mentor and mentee training resources
  • Report on metrics for success including overall usage, quality of experiences for both alumni and students, impact on alumni in terms of engagement, and impact on students in terms of career, academic, and life choices / success


Experience & Education Background:

  • Minimum of three years combined professional experience in project management, communications, and technical experience required
  • Some background in Higher Education strongly preferred as well as demonstrable experience in working with college-aged populations
  • Experience with student advising and scaling programs preferred
  • Master's degree required
  • Strong organizational work skills, defining tasks, prioritizing assignments, and following through on all projects independently, can articulate challenges and proposed solutions with ease
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Ability to deal with a university population at all levels
  • Carry out any other related duties as necessary in keeping with the requirements and qualifications of the job including occasional nights and weekends as required to support programming


Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong customer focus (ability to listen attentively to students and alumni and to understand and respond positively to their requests)
  • Deep and masterful knowledge of employer and alumni engagement practices and on campus recruitment programs
  • Experience designing and delivering complex programs including evaluating and measuring program effectiveness and outcomes required
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and to develop and sustain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, employers, volunteers, and community members
  • Strong project management skills, ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Relational database (CRM) system experience
  • High level of proficiency with web-based resources, spreadsheet and presentation software required (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel)
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a multi-team player and to contribute to a collaborative environment with experience in oversight and project management
  • An entrepreneurial orientation, proven track record of taking initiative and making things happen (i.e. self-starter)
  • Ability to work under pressure, with the flexibility to respond to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads


About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.



Application Instructions:
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/876/cw/en-us/job/496212/assistant-director-employer-relations-programs




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