Associate Director of Employer Relations (Employer Relations Specialist)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 299306
KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (BL-BUS-IUBLA)
The Kelley Undergraduate Career Services (UCS) supports the nationally ranked Undergraduate Program which serves a high volume of employers interested in hiring 9,500+ Kelley undergraduate students for internships and full-time jobs.
The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 123,000 living alumni around the globe.
The Associate Director will support the highly competitive undergraduate program by working closely with companies with a consultative approach on recruitment strategies to hire Kelley talent.
Maintains, develops, and expands employer engagement in a variety of assigned top hiring industries.
Develops and executes tailored recruitment and relationship management strategies with employers based on their company size, culture, and hiring goals to produce high-quality, full-time and internship opportunities for Kelley students.
Conducts employer visits and uses in-depth knowledge of student organizations, student interests, and trends to develop and maintain relationships with employers.
Researches and identifies potential new employers for Kelley based on knowledge and analysis of current industry trends, employer needs, Kelley curriculum, and student interests.
Maintains a continuing knowledge of Kelley majors and curriculum with an ability to promote the School and majors to employers recruiting Kelley students.
Implements large-scale in-person and/or virtual events and participates in planning, marketing, event execution, and post-event evaluation.
Manages the career services software (Handshake) that embraces the needs of students and employers for incoming requests. Makes critical decisions during the review process to ensure all postings adhere to office and campus policies.
Creates employer related content for UCS website, social media, printed and digital marketing materials.
Analyzes recruiting data for annual evaluation; reports trends to director and makes recommendations for improved operational efficiency and contributes to future initiatives and strategies.
Prepares reports and presentations reflecting department statistics, services, and programs.
Collaborates with all constituents within Kelley, and on the IUB campus, to ensure career success for Kelley students.
As a part of the Kelley School, continues to provide outstanding customer service.
Plans, coordinates, and markets on-campus recruitment events to connect students with potential employers.
Manages relationships with employers and alumni through regular communication.
Implements large-scale and/or off-campus events and participates in planning, employer relations, student marketing, event execution, and post-event evaluation.
Coordinates the logistics and scheduling of information sessions, on-campus interviews, class presentations, and networking events hosted by the career center, featuring alumni and employer representatives.
Oversees the online job and internship posting process and makes critical decisions during the review process to ensure all postings adhere to office and campus policies.
Develops, interprets, and enforces policies pertinent to third-party recruiting and other employment conditions.
Reports and analyzes recruiting data for detailed, annual evaluation; reports trends to manager and makes recommendations for improved operational efficiency.
Meets regularly with colleagues to analyze recruitment trends and plan employer relations strategies that enhance existing relationships and identify new opportunities.
Bachelor's degree in business or a related field.
5 years in employer relations, career consulting, or a related field.
5 years of related-work experience with corporate relations with Fortune 500 companies interacting with senior level professionals.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Possesses a high degree of initiative.
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents.
Ability to build strong customer relationships.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Ability to represent the company with external constituents.
Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
The position includes some evening work during UCS events.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.