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Assistant Director, Employer Relations

Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, NC ~ September 28, 2021

Queens University of Charlotte seeks an experienced and innovative Assistant Director to support a growing university-wide career development office. 

Reporting to the Executive Director of Career Development, the Assistant Director assists with development, implementation, execution, and assessment of an employer relations plan that supports student and alumni employment. The Assistant Director’s efforts directly impact Queens’ five colleges and schools, and other units on campus. Together with the Executive Director, the Assistant Director regularly works with employers, deans, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and various administrative units to deliver recruitment related programming and resources. This full-time, benefits-eligible position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not eligible to earn overtime pay for hours worked above 40 in a single work week. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

-  With guidance from the Executive Director, create and execute an innovative and strategic approach to engaging employers to develop talent pipelines and engagement opportunities.

-  Develop and maintain relationships with employers from all industries to understand and support talent recruitment needs. 

-  Share career opportunities and employer insight with internal stakeholders. 

-  Provide oversight to the execution of recruiting events and related employer programming.

-  Stay up to date on employment policies and best practices related to internships and campus recruiting.  

-  Assess employer relations strategy against key metrics. 

-  Maintain regular involvement in associations related to career services and employer relations.  -  Provide career coaching to students and alumni. 

-  Supervise the work and professional development of employer relations staff.   

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

-  Other duties and special projects may be assigned to meet department and university needs. 

Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required: 

-  2-3+ years of direct experience in career services within higher education, university recruiting or related field.   

-  Client relations and account management experience.  

-  Proven ability to interpret and analyze qualitative and quantitative data. 

-  Experience in developing and using measurements of success to benchmark programs and initiatives.  

-  Solid knowledge of trends in diverse employment sectors. 

-  Demonstrated skills in event planning and program management. 

-  Ability to interact well with employers, students, faculty, parents, staff, administrators, and in public settings. 
-  Ability to work well individually and in team settings. 

-  Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office 2019. 

-  Ability to exercise sound judgment in unusual/new situations. 

-  Ability to work with a diverse population. 

-  Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize efficiently with excellent attention to detail. 

-  Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in experience and education.  Master’s degree preferred. 

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