Assistant Director for CCPD (Relationship Manager)

The Center for Career & Professional Development at the University of Detroit Mercy is seeking an employer relationship manager to join their team.

Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Career Educator and Employer Alliance

The mission of MCEEA is to promote and maximize career potential and the advancement of internship, cooperative education, and employment within the state of Michigan through collaborative relationships among employers, colleges and universities.<br /><br />This site is designed to help our members share internal job openings with each other.

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Commensurate with Experience

Overview: First contact point for organizations seeking to engage with the university, especially in the areas of on-campus recruitment and cultivates new recruitment partnerships; organizes the annual fall and spring career fair.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Establish new employer contacts and strengthen current employer contacts through outreach activities such as cold calls, mass mailings, and individual employer visits.</li> <li>Schedule and conduct employer meetings (in-person or virtually) to determine hiring needs and promote the college&rsquo;s students and alumni as a potential candidate pool.</li> <li>Maintain, update, and expand electronic employer database.</li> <li>Demonstrate the Titan Career Link system and encourage employer registration and use of the system.</li> <li>Makes referrals of currently enrolled students where feasible and applicable.</li> <li>Oversee the posting on campus to the college&rsquo;s students and alumni of degree related full-time positions, part-time and experiential learning opportunities.</li> <li>For employers who are interested in developing experiential learning opportunities (internships, co-op or practicum), act as a liaison between employers and appropriate faculty.</li> <li>Complete employer site visit forms and generate monthly and annual reports.</li> <li>Serve on the college&rsquo;s career advisory committee.</li> <li>Coordinates&nbsp; fall and spring career fairs and other professional development workshops.</li> <li>Attend meetings and network at appropriate professional organizations.</li> <li>All other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div class="job-listing-header"><strong>Preferred Qualifications&nbsp;</strong></div> <div data-bind="html: Job.Requirements"> <p>Bachelor&rsquo;s or Master&rsquo;s degree in higher education, student affairs, student personnel counseling preferred.&nbsp;<br />Minimum of two years of experience in higher education career counseling, working with students, faculty, alumni, and &nbsp;employer populations.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Minimum Qualifications</strong></p> <p>A college degree with six months to two years required.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Knowledge, Skills and Abilities</strong></p> <p>Computer proficiency required. Internet skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office and Career Services Management software such as CSO, NACELink/Symplicity required.&nbsp;<br /><br />Knowledge of career development theory and practice, job outlook trends &amp; forecasts, employer relations, job search strategies, interviewing techniques, and resume/correspondence writing required. Experience with career advising, coaching, and mentoring relationships with students, collegial relationships with staff and faculty required.&nbsp;<br /><br />Experience with Strong Interest Inventory Strengths Quest, DiSC or similar tool(s) preferred.&nbsp;<br /><br />Outstanding organizational skills, strong verbal, written and public presentation skills are essential for success in this role. Previous experience in post-secondary admissions, financial aid, residence life or student affairs preferred.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Physical Requirements</strong></p> <p>Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Work Environment</strong></p> <p>Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Licenses/Certifications</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>Experience or Certification in TypeFocus Careers or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator required. Certification in Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Salary/Pay Information</strong></p> <p>Commensurate with experience&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Anticipated Schedule</strong></p> <p>Monday through Friday during normal university business hours. Possible evenings and weekends as necessary.</p> </div>