The University of Georgia Career Center is the provider of centralized career services to undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni at The University of Georgia. Career Center staff work collaboratively with faculty and staff of all departments to enhance the career success of University of Georgia students/alumni. Several of the “nuts & bolts” services the UGA Career Center provides to its students include career counseling, job search training, and opportunities to connect with employers.
The Career Center also serves as a corporate gateway to the University by helping employers meet key faculty/staff, understand culture and curriculum, and successfully recruit UGA students and alumni. A broad group of corporate, government and nonprofit employers recruit at The University of Georgia, and the Career Center facilitates this process through career fairs, on-campus interviews, and a variety of recruiting and educational programs and events.
Student Affairs Manager
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
• The preferred qualifications for this position include a master’s degree in higher education, student personnel administration, counseling, or related field. • Career services experience is preferred. Specifically, experience providing comprehensive advising and career counseling related to career exploration and job-related skill development.
The Associate Director of Employer Relations reports to the Director of Employer Relations. This individual is responsible for managing relationships with both existing employers and potential new employers, actively engaging the career consultant team in employer relations functions, and leading a team of three career consultants. They serve the Employer Relations team by managing processes for internal communication and information sharing on employer relations reports and data analytics efforts. They manage the employer outreach and communications processes for several events attracting hundreds of employer and student participants. They also serve on the Career Center’s administrative leadership team, assisting with office-wide decision-making, strategy, logistics, and operations oversight.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
• Seasoned professional with a background in serving students, experience in building and maintaining relationships, and marketing experience • Excellent interpersonal skills and be resourceful and self-reliant • Excellent technical skills • Be adept at engaging others through collaboration and have the ability to take initiative to grow the program. • Strong communication skills and ability to develop and cultivate relationships across campus and with employer populations • Strong project management skills • Strong program management skills • Outstanding leadership skills to influence
Additional Division Expectations: • Through open, honest, and respectful communication, all staff, supervisors, and colleagues of the Division of Development & Alumni Relations are expected to interact with fairness, compassion, and decency. All employees will be held accountable for meeting the expectation of promoting a stable, productive, and healthy work environment. • Adherence to CASE standards and commonly accepted industry standards relating to fundraising reporting are expected of all fundraisers. All fundraisers will be held accountable for meeting this expectation.
• Work in a standard office environment • Travel in and out of state if necessary • Work nights and weekends necessary • Work using electronic mail, telephone, face-to-face discussions, paper form correspondence • Communicate effectively in writing, speaking, and listening • Organize and establish priorities; Remember detail; Multi-task • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds • Walk, stand, stoop, lift, kneel, climb
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience