Coordinator - Employer Relations - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Director, Career Development Center (CDC), the Coordinator- Employer Relations will: assist with managing, planning, and organizing assigned projects such as career fairs, events and employer hosting on campus; manage assigned budget expenditures to meet fiscal objectives; initiate contact with prospective employers to market and coordinate participation in career fairs, employer interviews, information sessions, classroom presentations; Assist with marketing of career fairs to meet the identified needs of relevant stakeholders (e.g. students, employers, as well as UVU faculty, staff and administrators).
Essential Functiona, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Network with existing employers and recruit new employers to promote CDC services and UVU students and graduates, ensuring a broad spectrum of jobs and careers are available to our students.
- Oversee assigned projects as well as staff assigned to those projects.
- Partner with career counselors in visiting school specific employers that have opportunities for job shadowing, internships or field excursions. Increase employer relationships each year, expanding opportunities available to students for jobs and careers.
- Share leads with Internship Services for employers wanting to establish internships
- Responsible for authorizing new employers on campus and job board.
- Manage existing employers ensuring that they comply with recruiting policies, ending negative relationships when required.
- Manage UV Job Board new employer registrations, scheduling of information and interview sessions, posting recruiting events, updating announcements with a goal of an annual 10% increase.
- Manage the on-campus recruiting days as well as the Spring and Fall Career Fairs with assistance of Employer Relations Assistant and assigned Career Counselor and other staff, ensuring that we have successful events providing great career and internship opportunities for students.
- Maintain and manage employer databases, and coordinate database searches as requested and prepares various routine reports, as requested.
- Develop and manage financial budget of monies collected from the career fairs.
- Partner with employer relations assistant and possible assigned career counselor to coordinate and manage the part time job fairs.
- Communicate regularly with career counselors regarding on campus interviews and information sessions and coordinate rooms for these events.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
- Employer Relations Assistant  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a bachelor's degree in communication, public relations, business or other related field and two year experience related to the summary of duties; OR an associate's degree with four years of experience related essential duties; OR any combination of education and experience related to the essential duties totaling 6 years.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of employer staffing practices, needs and recruiting methods.
- Knowledge of current social, economic and employment conditions, trends and job placement methods.
- Ability to develop and maintain financial budgets.
- Knowledge of basic project AND event management principles and practices.
- Knowledge of basic career and job search principles and techniques.
- Skills in interpersonal relations, communications, problem solving, decision making, leadership and teamwork to be able to attract and retain employers, volunteers and students.
- Ability to multitask and manage priorities to ensure everything is running smoothly and effectively.
- Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
- Ability to develop and present recruiting materials, as well as organize and conduct career sessions.
- Ability to build professional relationships with current and potential employers and others.  

Selective Placement Factors

Supervises Employer Relations Assistant.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at  

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  • Employer Relations
  • Career Development Center
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  • Human Resources
  • Career Counseling and Placement
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 7/8/2012