Associate Director for Employer, External and Bi-Co Relations
Organize, implement, market and oversee all activities related to employer recruitment of students and alumnae/i. Manage robust jobs and internships recruiting program which is highly coordinated with Haverford and Swarthmore colleges. While the major focus is employer outreach and relations, some potential exists for individual career counseling of students, especially those engaged in recruiting activities. Advanced degree required. Professional studies and / or extensive experience in student development, higher education, counseling, marketing or related field desired. Exceptional organizational skills, ability to multitask, strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Desire and ability to contribute to the launch and development of a newly reorganized and collaborative approach to liberal arts professional readiness. Will report to the Director of Career and Professional Development
Advanced degree required. Professional studies and / or extensive experience in student development, higher education, counseling, marketing or related field desired. Exceptional organizational skills, ability to multitask, strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be comfortable using technology and social media. Familiarity with interest and personality assessments a plus, along with flexibility and creativity in program planning. Should have a demonstrated record of success in proactive outreach to employers and alumnae/i. Strong marketing focus and ability to work well in a team. Commitment to working in liberal arts environment and ability to successfully represent the College and articulate the value of a liberal arts education to external partners.
Actively and strategically conduct outreach to employers, coordinating efforts with Haverford and Swarthmore (Tri-Co), with aim of establishing and expanding recruiting relationships and job and internship opportunities for Bryn Mawr students.
Proactively foster relationships between employers and external partners (including alumnae/i) and the College through individual meetings both at employers’ workplace and at office, through personal phone calls and electronic communications.
Requires some travel to cultivate recruiting relationships with employers.
Organize recruiting program, with active and consistent coordination with Haverford and Swarthmore career services, for on campus interviews, information sessions, resume referrals, and other related programs.
Meet regularly with employer relations colleagues at Haverford and Swarthmore to establish, communicate and maintain Bryn Mawr, Bi-Co and Tri-Co recruiting policies, procedures and communications.
Accurately and in timely manner, maintain Bryn Mawr, Bi-Co and Tri-Co recruiting information in shared online recruiting system (posting jobs, schedules, interviews, information sessions, etc.) for Bryn Mawr and Tri-Co student audiences.
Represent office in consideration of and or activity with recruiting consortia (e.g. SLAC, LACN)
Organize and implement employer outreach initiatives such as a series of employer lunches in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and other cities to engage employers, including alumnae/i, in recruiting programs. Such events may be enhanced by coordinated efforts with Haverford and/or other college partners.
Use social media and other innovative approaches to promote the recruiting program and the College to employers.
Conduct workshops to orient students to on-campus recruiting and interviewing procedures, techniques and ethics. Represent office at networking receptions.
(Bi-annually) Plan and facilitate annual Bi-College Not for Profit Job Fair with over 60 organizations and up to 16 participating colleges for alternate years when Bryn Mawr hosts the event.
Organize and implement all logistics of the on campus recruiting program including information sessions, on campus interviews, and resume referrals, coordinating all efforts with Bi-Co and Tri-Co employer relations colleagues.
Plan and facilitate career-related programming such as interviewing from the employers’ perspective, conversations on careers: the business world, senior orientation, career exploration visits, case interview workshops, etc.
Produce effective communications for students highlighting upcoming recruiting activities on and off campus for internships and post-graduate employment.
Counseling: A small portion of time may be devoted to career counseling and advising for students regarding successful job search skills. Review resumes and cover letters. Present related workshops. Conduct mock interviews. Potentially provide interest and personality assessment interpretation.