1) The Assistant Director, Employer Programs & Events is a key member of the Employer Relations team.
2) Work with the Director and teammates within Employer Relations to engage employers and make employment opportunities accessible to students and alumni.Â
3) Lead interview center activities to ensure the team best meets needs of employers and students / alumni.
4) Provide operational direction and support for a robust schedule of Career Services programs and events for MBA students; coordinate and oversee operational aspects of the campus recruiting program.
5) The principal features of this program are numerous pre-recruiting events (e.g., employer presentations) and a 35-room interview center where students participate in over 4,000 interviews annually.Â
6) Manage Chicago Booth Interview Center facilities and vendor relationships.
7) Lead Chicago Booth Interview Center operations during core recruiting season.
8) Collaborate with Employer Relations team members to execute a seamless recruiting experience for campus recruiters and students.Â
9) Analyze campus recruiting data to identify recruiting trends and uncover improvement opportunities. 10) Play a key role in select special initiative and programs.
11) Lead end-to-end project management for select employer relations events such as: Recruiters Conference and Second-Year Roundtables; includes budgeting, project management, convening teams, marketing, post-event debriefs.
12) Coordinate 300+ company events for students on behalf of employers, events attract between 10 and 300 attendees; work with the employer relations team to ensure that events are held in conjunction with guidelines.
1) Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and familiarity with databases.
2) Strong Internet skills, the ability to conduct thorough data searches and basic statistical analysis skills.
3) Knowledge of social media including, but not limited to, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.
4) Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills.
5) Handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions all while thriving in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
6) Customer service attitude, high-quality work orientation and professional demeanor - including tact, discretion, a track record of establishing positive client relationships, and creating a hospitable environment for both students and employers.Â
7) Work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition.
8) Identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, work collaboratively, and think creatively.
1) At least two years of event planning, recruiting, and/or sales/business development experience.
2) Experience and/or familiarity with MBA/business careers.
3) Manage programs or projects involving people who may or may not be direct reports.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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