How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
- Identify and develop recruiting relationships and programs that connect employers and alumni with students exploring and seeking track-specific careers and internships.
- Assist employers in developing appropriate recruitment strategies to enhance their SEAS presence and recruit students via on-campus recruiting, video-conferencing, job postings, resume collections, and career-related programs, etc.
- Develop and implement an employer communications plan including print, electronic, and in-person outreach to new and existing employers.
- Proactively identify and pursue relationships with companies that are of interest to SEAS students, world-wide.
- Build SEAS’s professional network connections by nurturing strategic relationships with organizations that align with the mission of SEAS, and professionals in the environmental and sustainability fields. Use these relationships to cultivate employment opportunities for SEA’s graduates.
- Work collaboratively with the development team to streamline the alumni tracking process using cutting edge technology and data driven decision-making.
- Build community involvement at the campus level: invite employers to speak at School, arrange on-campus interviews and organize job fairs
- Oversee the summer internship partnership program, working with employers and research centers to develop relevant summer internships.
- Provide career counseling services for Master’s and PhD students (resume and cover letter reviews, career direction, mock interviews, networking help, salary negotiations, etc.) from diverse backgrounds including ethnic, religious, socioeconomic, and academic.
- Participate and help plan career activities including, but not limited to: employer and school information sessions, career fairs, open houses, student events, off campus recruiting and networking events
- Collaborate across departments (Alumni Relations, Communications and various schools and institutes) on career events and initiatives.
- Assist with student / alumni self-marketing skills on social media sites such as LinkedIn, blogs, and personal web sites.
- Manage and coordinate all aspects of Master’s Project including but not limited to coordinating student proposals and supporting faculty lead.
- Maintain client relationships, organize and execute client fair while managing proposal submission process.
- Assist and manage student and employer database systems.
- Track and analyze job placement data and use to inform networking/relationship building opportunities.
- Track alumni contact data collaboratively with the SEAS Development team.
- Commitment to the SEAS mission.
- Bachelor’s degree and at least three to five years of related experience in either career services, recruiting and/or an environmental science related field.
- Demonstrated experience and skills in multi-tasking, initiative in creative problem-solving, and adaptability.
- Proven ability to network and form productive professional relationships.
- Demonstrated experience in building the tools and databases required for evidence-based decision making. Expertise with computers and database/statistical software, and the ability to effectively integrate technology into service delivery.
- Demonstrated strong communication skills including verbal, written, and listening skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to staff and a diverse student body.
- Desire to work in an office that places a high value on quality customer service, team orientation, and intentional planning. Ability to achieve results while contributing to the larger team. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a critical member of the Career Services team.
- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
- Proven ability to handle detailed and confidential information in an accurate and timely manner.
- Professional demeanor and presentation required.
- Demonstrated ability to plan strategically.
Experience with environmental issues and event planning. Experience with MPathways and Career Services Manager (Simplicity) recruiting and admissions modules. Familiarity with University of Michigan policies and procedures. Familiarity with FERPA and other government policies related to higher education.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.