Columbia University Associate Director, Employer & Alumni Relations in New York, New York

Job TitleAssociate Director, Employer & Alumni Relations

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 094860

Department 4561- CCO Center for Career Educ

Location Morningside

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family General Administration

Salary Grade 12

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description The Employer and Alumni Relations team is dedicated to helping 700+ employers recruit undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni for full and part-time employment and internships. The team also markets the unique talents and skills of Columbia students attracting a wide array of employers, in a diverse range of industries, nationally and internationally to recruit students from the five schools served by CCE.

The Employer and Alumni Relations team works closely with employers to simplify and maximize their recruitment efforts by:

*Consulting with organizations to understand their immediate and future hiring needs

*Developing targeted recruitment strategies designed to access Columbia talent, including on-campus recruiting; career fairs; a job/internship listing service (LionSHARE), industry showcases; connecting with student clubs

*Providing a variety of effective promotional resources

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to working in a team based environment to build relationships with employers and alumni interested in engaging in career programs and activities. The Associate Director will work closely with the Executive Director to manage relationships with alumni offices at Columbia with the purpose of engaging Columbia alumni in career education and recruiting programs.

Working with the Executive Director of Employer and Alumni Relations, oversee alumni outreach needs. This includes engaging alumni for volunteer programs such as mentoring and networking as well as recruitment programs which focus on hiring student interns. With the Executive Director develop best practices for alumni outreach across the EAR team and within CCE. This includes working closely with various Columbia alumni relations and development offices and staff and CCE's Experiential Education team who manage CCE's internship and externship programs which engage Columbia alumni as intern hosts and alumni mentors. Under direction of the Executive Director, develop best practices for assessment and reporting of alumni outreach activities and coordinate the work of alumni engagement on behalf of the team.

Maintain an Industry Focus for a given industry or area of career interest to Columbia students. In line with strategic priorities, conduct proactive outreach to employers and alumni in a given industry encouraging them to engage with CCE to develop opportunities for Columbia students. Report on industry trends; provide information and data on employers to staff at CCE, Columbia students and other key stakeholders as required. Build connections to appropriate student advisers at CCE disseminating employer trend and other data broadly through in-person meetings, online and using CCE's Client Relationship Management system. Manage employer interface with on-campus recruiting where required.

Manage a cohort of employers who come to campus to recruit Columbia students annually. Manage logistics remotely and via CCE's online recruiting system LionSHARE, act as their first point of contact for recruiting, monitor student engagement and marketing efforts and troubleshoot as required.

Work with the Communications and Event Management team to help coordinate employer events, assisting in everything from employer communication, to logistics planning and outreach to students through clubs and organizations. Lead assessment initiatives for designated events.

Participate in CCE's student career advising initiatives, including Quick Questions, mock interviews. Develop and deliver innovative programs, media, workshops and other opportunities to help students learn more about given industry focus area. Work with the faculty and administrators of the schools that CCE serves to understand the demographics, skill sets, and interests of the students.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree or its equivalent required. A minimum of 3 years' related experience in career services, alumni relations, higher education, entrepreneurial programs, and marketing required.

Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be considered.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Excellent relationship management skills including the ability to cultivate and manage relationships on an ongoing basis. Must have a vision for the potential which volunteer structures and engaging volunteers can bring to CCE. Excellent communicator and ability to understand and prioritize the needs of several different units at CCE. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Dynamics CRM.

Valid Drivers License and ability to travel on behalf of CCE to develop relationships with alumni essential. Available to work in the evenings and occasionally on weekends.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in a relevant discipline highly preferred.

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What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 09-21-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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