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The EMPLOYER OUTREACH AND INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR is responsible for the development of the program piece in the CDO that focuses on employer engagement. In order to successfully invite and build relationships and partnerships with employers, there needs to be a strong foundational structure that will support the nature of this work. This position will assist in developing the programmatic pieces necessary to ensure success in employer relationships to the CDO.
Once the program is developed and established, this role will then be responsible for new employer outreach, and cultivation and management of existing employer relationships. Will develop and implement the employer relations strategic and operational plan including marketing our services, creating opportunities for students and employers to connect through networking or career events. Is responsible for collaborating with employer representatives in developing an on-campus recruiting strategy leading to internship and full-time positions for graduate students.
Provide strategy and direction for the development of the employer program piece that resides within the Career Development Office program. Assist in the creation and implementation of programmatic infrastructure specifically for employer engagement.
Contribute to strategy and implantation planning with the Director and Assistant Director of the CDO
Pilot program ideas and assess their success in the program
Contribute to the logic model development of this program piece
Manage Handshake (our CRM system) to maintain employer and alumni relationships
Develop marketing strategy for increasing employer presence on campus and student participation in employer events
Create a communication system/process to regularly communicate with students about employer and job prospects
Establish a regular annual calendar of events and core program pieces
Establish effective relationships with recruiters, hiring managers, and alumni at local, state-wide, and national organizations interested in hiring both domestic and international graduate students.
Identify job and internship opportunities for graduate students through the cultivation and maintenance of relationships with organizations in the public, nonprofit, government and private sectors.
Participate in local or national employer events like career fairs, NACE annual conference, GCC annual conference, and other local chapter associations that are relevant to our students
Regularly communicate with students systematically to inform of new and ongoing opportunities
Regularly communicate with employers systematically to inform of new and ongoing opportunities
Collaborate with the offices of Alumni Engagement and Advancement to identify alumni interested engaging with the CDO
Work closely with Program Coordinators, Student Support Services and other departmental staff and faculty when appropriate
Act as liaison between CGU CDO and the 7C’s Employer Relations Committee
Maintain, manage, and execute all aspects of the employer program.
Maintain Handshake employer profiles and job positions. Run reports on employer engagement
Event planning for employer campus visits
Execute annual calendar of events for program
Contribute to core educational programing through webinars and other educational offerings of the CDO and campus events
Student Engagement: meet individually with students to understand needs and also coach on best practices when searching for internships/positions
Write relevant pieces for the CDO blog
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to cultivate relationships with local, regional, national employers to stay informed of hiring and internship trends. Share trends with CDO staff, campus partners, and students
Demonstrated ability to work independently, and with a minimum amount of supervision. This position requires comfort with ambiguity as it is a new role
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively work with and interact with diverse individuals and groups of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and employers
Knowledge and experience in a diverse cultural environment and working with culturally diverse people. Experience working with international students highly desired
Experience with or understanding of recruiting and hiring process for multiple industries
Familiarity with employment law and employment recruiting trends
Understanding of business development and marketing
Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree strongly preferred; or any combination of education and experience. Relevant degrees: Higher Education Administration, Organizational Development, Human Resources Management, Business, or related. Experience: 3 years of directly relevant work experience preferably in a higher education environment (recruiting, alumni engagement, non- profits, business development etc.). Experience in student services, university career services, employer recruitment, and/or internship program coordination experience desired.
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and meet CGU’s authorized drivers’ requirements. Successful completion of criminal background and DMV checks required for final candidate. This position requires employer site visits and attendance at other off campus events, which requires flexibility in work hours.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Student employees
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Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical handicap in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically handicapped, Vietnam-era veterans and women.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.