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.
Provide program leadership in a large, comprehensive, fast-paced, career services office with duties related to a variety of career-related and student maturation issues including self-discovery and reflection, understanding the world of work, experiential learning, tapping into social networking venues, advanced education, and job and internship search issues.
Employer Relations/Campus Recruiting Management: As part of a team, plan, develop, implement and manage a portion of the College of Engineering's Campus Recruitment Program. This entails the use of independent analysis and judgment to consult and advise employing organizations in developing and implementing effective college recruitment and connection strategies to achieve a productive presence on campus. Cultivate and maintain long-term relationships with employing organizations. Respond to and resolve employment related issues from employers and students while adhering to EEO/Affirmative Action laws and regulations. Identify new employment opportunities by researching and prospecting industry, government and nonprofit markets. Utilize Career Services Management (CSM) software (Engineering Careers, by Symplicity) to manage employer relationships including job postings and campus interviews.
Career Advising/Programming: Use and develop resource expertise to educate students regarding access to educational, experiential and multimedia career information to aid in their planning and life choices via individual appointments, workshops, presentations and other means of reaching students. Manage student advising, appointments, and engagement notes through CSM software. Conduct presentations, coordinate panel presentations, or electronic media presentations; utilize appropriate program outcomes assessment. Maintain an expertise area such as international employment, diversity/inclusion, marketing/communication, programming, etc.
Internal/External Relations: Establish strong liaisons and work collaboratively with university departments, academic units, student organizations, employers and external constituents to promote awareness and encourage use of ECRC services. Be knowledgeable of, comply with and educate others on legal, regulatory policy and ethical guidelines including Federal Regulations and laws (e.g., affirmative action, and EEOC standards, FERPA), hiring practices, and safety programs. Maintain confidentiality on work with students and student records.
Data Management/Benchmarking/Reporting: Manage continuous improvement in area through systematically using data to manage by fact. Maintain accurate and timely records and statistical information on clients using CSM software. Provide written reports as needed. Continually explore the ways in which the career development/employer development profession is evolving and determine innovations that will contribute to working in a premier career services office.
- Bachelor’s degree with experience or Master’s degree required. Degree in student affairs, business, human resources, or related field
- Experience in program administration, career advising, employer relations, marketing and/or development
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as excellent written/verbal communication skills and public speaking
- Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information gathered during the performance of assigned tasks
- Knowledge of and proficiency with Microsoft Office
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide-array of students from diverse backgrounds in the STEM field
- High energy and ability to manage multiple tasks at one time
- Experience in student program development and implementation; planning and/or facilitating seminars and workshops; online recruiting systems such as Symplicity CRM; Career Services, Talent Acquisition or Human Resources; and/or a high volume, fast paced, customer focused office and ability to accomplish multiple tasks efficiently.
Shift: M-F, 8:00-5:00 (with some evenings and weekends)
General supervision is received from an Associate Director.
Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/ .
The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.