Assistant Director for Campus Recruiting and Career Connection

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  |  Champaign, IL

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Campus Recruiting and Career Connection

Job Type: Career Services
Location: Champaign, IL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 31216
Application Deadline: 11/08/2020

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

Primary Position Function/Summary

The Assistant Director is a member of the Employer Engagement team, and specifically develops and fosters relationships with employers, manages on-campus recruiting, leads the mock interview program, and provides services and resources related to students’ preparation and search for job/internship positions. The Assistant Director also conducts career coaching appointments, plans and presents programs and workshops, and has direct contact with students on a daily basis in a variety of settings.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Direct Service to Students (50%)

Coach students one-on-one and in groups regarding career exploration and decision-making, preparation for graduate/professional school, and finding jobs and internships
Develop and deliver workshops and programs for job- and internship-seeking students
Outreach to diverse student populations and offices that serve underrepresented students
Coordinate and supervise the mock interview program
Connect students with alumni and employers through experiential learning activities
Contribute to the development of programs and services that enhance the career readiness of students

Employer Engagement and Campus Recruiting (35%)

Develop, maintain, and actively cultivate relationships with local, regional, and national employers who recruit Illinois students for jobs and internships
Manage on-campus recruiting services and programs, job/internship postings, and employer use of the career management software program (Handshake)
Organize programs and events for employers/alumni to engage in and connect with students in coordination with the Career Education team
Administer the Illini Career & Internship Fair and other campus recruiting events
Contribute to implementation of employer outreach strategies in collaboration with the broader career services community

Supervision and Contribution to Mission and Values (15%)

Supervise and perform timely performance evaluations for up to ten students reporting to the position
Collect, analyze and report yearly data of usage on services including but not limited to on-campus recruiting, employer engagement, and mock interview program 
Contribute to the design, creation, and maintenance of print and online resources
Serve on The Career Center, Student Affairs, and/or campus committees, task forces, work groups, and advisory committees
Participate in professional development activities and associations


Job Requirements

Education

Required

Master’s degree

 Preferred

Master’s degree in student affairs, education administration/leadership, human resources, education, counseling education or related field

Experience

Required

1 year of work experience, which may include time as a graduate assistant
Experience that demonstrates understanding of diverse populations and knowledge of cultural differences
Experience that demonstrates ability to deliver outstanding customer service

      Preferred

Experience in higher education, career coaching/advising, and/or working with college students
Experience that demonstrates understanding of career and student development theory and practice
Experience developing and maintaining professional relationships

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent verbal, public speaking, writing, and listening skills
Experience developing, administering and presenting career programs, seminars and workshops
Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to relate effectively with a diverse student population
Ability to plan, implement, manage, and evaluate programs/events and projects as well as handle multiple work priorities
Possess excellent customer service and public relations skills, and an ability to work effectively in a team environment
Effective collaboration and communication with students, faculty, administrators and external constituents
Ability to effectively build and sustain relationships across constituent groups
Experience with information technology including use of the Internet as an advising tool, and familiarity with various word-processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation programs is highly desirable

Application Information

Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references by November 8, 2020. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.

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