Assistant Director for Employer Relations - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1711.  Unclassified - FT

The Assistant Director for Employer Relations works collaboratively to effectively deliver comprehensive employer development services.  


  • Implements key aspects of the university's central recruitment program, including the identification and cultivation of employers in wide range of industries, sectors and geographies.
  • Develops new and maintains current employer relationships and works actively to promote recruitment of Miami University students through direct contact with prospective employers. Coordinates outreach efforts with University offices such as Advancement, Admission and the Alumni Association as needed.
  • Advises employers on marketing strategies that will help them build their brands on campus and increase loyalty to Miami University and its students. Fosters connections with academic divisions and the Career Partners Program.
  • Supports the collection, analysis, and reporting of data regarding recruiting activities, job placements and salaries.
  • Assists with the representation of Miami University locally, regionally, and nationally through participation in civic organizations and communities as well as state and national professional organizations.
  • Assists with job fairs and other on-campus recruiting activities as needed
  • This position requires occasional evening work and minimum travel of 25 percent.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, marketing/sales, psychology or related discipline is required.  A minimum of three to five years’ of experience in HR, recruitment, talent management, career services, higher education, community or nonprofit management or a related field. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint). Must have a valid driver’s license

Proven ability to build and nurture networks of internal and external relationships.

Multi-faceted customer service skill set including strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communications, presentation skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Knowledge of current employment trends; employer branding strategies; and targeted recruitment principles, procedures and resources. 

Preferred Qualifications

A Master's degree in HR, business, psychology or a related field is preferred.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Office of Career Services
  • Assistant Director for Employer Relations
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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