The Associate Director of Employer Recruitment Programs oversees key functions of Career Services information systems, as well as recruitment programming, such as on-campus interviewing. This position will report to the Associate Dean of Career Services.
On-Campus Interview Program Coordination
Manage employer invitations, registration, date and room assignments, and invoicing for August OCI and February 1L OCI
Produce electronic and written materials for employers and students describing interview policies and procedures
Oversee student bidding process and resume review and bid review programs
Manage tracking and distribution of all employer recruitment materials
Oversee preparation of materials and scheduling of staff to ensure effective management of interview information desk
Produce daily interview schedules and manage interview cancellations and late sign-ups
Conduct post season surveys to obtain employer statistics on interviews, offers, and acceptances
Database and Information Management
Function as Law Schoolâ™s liaison to database vendor, including working with vendor to stay current with and manage system, to design and produce reports, and to troubleshoot and monitor system details
Compile annual reports on bidding, interviews, callbacks, and offers
Monitor job postings for adherence to University of Chicago employment policies
Train staff on the database as needed
Train and supervise job posting process, including supervising staff working on job postings, hiring and supervising student workers, and supervising external job website environmental scanning to obtain and list information on jobs of interest to our students
Complete surveys in response to NALP, Princeton Review, and other external as well as internal requests
Manage Employers section of Law School web site to keep it current
Conduct outreach to employers to recruit them to Law School sponsored programs including August OCI and February 1L OCI
Manage Firm-Wise, an annual networking program for 1L students and employers
Compile annual list of employers who are not participating in the August on-campus interview program
Meet with employers as requested to build relationships and to advise them on effective recruitment tactics
Respond to employer inquires and engage with employers as needed and as requested
Advise students on their job searches, including information about job market trends, employer requirements, and Law School and NALP policies
Review and provide feedback on student job market materials including resumes, cover letters, and electronic communications
Provide interview advice and coaching
Other duties as assigned and in service of the Office of Career Services
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work with multiple constituencies and handle difficult situations and conversations
A strong sense of customer service and the ability to establish and maintain employer relations
Ability to juggle multiple tasks while focusing on attention to detail
A commitment to working on a team or independently when necessary
The ability to interact with tact, discretion and a sense of humor when under pressure
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
Bachelorâ™s Degree Required
J.D. or Masterâ™s Degree Preferred, or equivalent
Four yearsâ™ experience in a professional setting required
Two yearsâ™ experience in higher education or a legal employment setting preferred
Prior supervisory and project management experience preferred
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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