Recruiting, Career & External Relations Manager (Program Manager), UCP 7
University of Connecticut
June 2, 2018
The School of Business Department of Accounting is seeking a full-time Recruiting, Career & External Relations Manager (Program Manager, UCP 7). The incumbent will report to the department head of Accounting and will provide management and administrative coordination of career development and placement services to undergraduate and graduate accounting students. The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with external constituents such as Accounting alumni and the business community. The position will be based at the Storrs campus. Occasional in-state and out-of-state travel may be required in support of program activities. Evening and weekend hours will also be required on occasion.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Providing academic and career counseling as well as insight regarding job search strategies and the development of resume, cover letter and interview skills.
Using current job market and hiring trends to offer insight and guidance to support students’ career management goals and job search.
Managing external employer recruiting relationships and meeting with employers to understand employer hiring and recruitment efforts.
Planning and implementing career development programs and information in a classroom setting and on an individual basis to undergraduate and graduate accounting students.
Serving as the primary resource on career development and job search advising services.
Developing placement activities and interacting with employers to generate job leads for students.
Providing academic advice in order to prepare students for professional certification; aligning student career goals to meet professional requirements.
Developing job search strategies for several student population segments including international students.
Collecting, analyzing and reporting internship and full-time placement data to internal and external audiences.
Participating in the planning, development, and evaluation of School of Business career-related programs, events, policies and procedures.
Engaging in public relations and promotional activities for the Accounting Department.
Fostering relationships with external constituents such as Accounting alumni and the business community.
Coordinating an extensive fall and spring recruiting schedule including the management of schedules for 700+ student interviews and employer events.
Coordinating administrative and fiscal responsibilities with the department assistant.
Serving on the Accounting Scholarship Committee, which reviews 200+ applications and awards 150+ student scholarships.
Master’s degree in related field and at least one to two years of relevant experience; or Bachelor’s degree and at least three to five years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated ability to independently implement career placement activities; identify and resolve day-to-day program problems.
Demonstrated teamwork and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators, business leaders, external agencies/groups, and the public.
Demonstrated excellent writing and editing skills.
Proven ability to work independently and use sound judgment when making decisions.
Demonstrated experience in corporate recruitment, professional hiring and development, or career coaching in either a corporate environment or undergraduate-level program with an emphasis on placement.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to successfully present information to small and large groups.
Demonstrated experience with event or workshop planning.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.
Willingness and ability to travel in-state or out-of-state as necessary.
Demonstrated knowledge of the accounting profession and professional requirements.
Demonstrated experience working in a higher education environment in a University setting.
Demonstrated experience working with undergraduate students, mature students, executives, or other professionals.
This is a full-time position based in Storrs, CT.
Please apply online at UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions (Search # 2017601) to submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018601)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 29, 2018.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Internal Number: 2018601
About University of Connecticut
The University of Connecticut is one of the nation's leading public research universities. UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice.