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Asst. Director, Employer Relations

Company: Equiliem
Location: Medford
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Director, Employer Relations

Career Center

Dates Needed: Mid-August 2022 Early January 2023

Role will be Hybrid: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays in office and 2 days remote

Overlap with staff member for 1-2 weeks

The Tufts Career Center provides comprehensive career development assistance to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni from the School of Arts & Sciences, School of Engineering, and the SMFA at Tufts. We provide individual career advising, online resources, workshops, career and internship fairs, networking and presentations with alumni and employers, job and internship search assistance, and online job and internship listings. Through the Campus Recruiting Program, the employer relations team within the Career Center works closely with employers to arrange various types of programming including workshops, resume collections and interviews, industry nights, as well as career fairs throughout the academic year.

This temporary Asst.Director supports a comprehensive employer engagement effort to increase internship and full-time opportunities for students and alumni. The position involves daily relationship building with contacts from corporations, non-profits/NGOs and government agencies. The temporary Assistant Director will help identifty employer partners in various assigned industry sectors and develop strategies to engage these organizations in Tufts recruiting activities and events. The Assistant Director will regularly participate in employer engagement (on and off site) to consult with organization representatives on recruiting strategies; therefore, they must be able to clearly and convincingly articulate the value of a Tufts education and effectively market Jumbos to potential new employers.


Identify and develop new relationships with diverse employers across the private, non-profit, and public sectors, in key areas of interest to our students to expand the opportunities available for full-time employment and internships.

Daily engagement with the career center online recruitment platform, Handshake.

Expand interaction of employers and students through career fairs, info sessions, site visits, virtual events, networking nights, off campus recruiting events and other creative means.

Develop appropriate marketing materials (web, print, email) to represent the University to employers.

Steward positive relationships with employers who have active recruiting programs with Tufts and coach all employers on how to increase their visibility through a variety of methods on-campus.

Facilitate consultative conversations with employers around diversity initiatives and support employers with expanding these efforts through a partnership with ***.

Link employers with appropriate faculty and departments as requested.

Conduct assessment of current employers according to industries and majors recruited and survey students to assess interests.

Provide career opportunities to a diverse student population and make all opportunities accessible to all students as well as infuse a diverse perspective in programming, events, and created content.

Collaborate with faculty and other offices to develop and promote services/resources and recruiting options to students/alumni/employers.

Partner with Recruiting Coordinator to support and expand the Recruiting Program.

Produces content for Uconnect website including blog posts, website content, as well as contributes to the monthly Employer Newsletter.

Minimum Required Experience:

Bachelors Degree and 2-3 years of related professional experience including: career/academic advising; business operations, communications/marketing, recruiting or human resources

Strong relationship building, program management, event planning, problem-solving and communication skills.

Proven presentation skills and comfort level in dealing with the business, public sector and academic communities as well as a diverse population of students, alumni, faculty, parents and employers.

Knowledge of national trends in career services, the job market, and diverse student populations

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in background and experience.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong customer focus, attention to detail and an ability to deal with frequent interruptions.

Ability to market Tufts students and establish relationships with employers

Strong technical skills: database management and familiarity with web-based recruiting software (Handshake preferred), client management systems, Microsoft Office (including excel) and online resources. Expertise in social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.

Must be willing to commute to Tufts 2-3 days per week as well as be able to work remotely using Zoom 1-2 days.

Start Date - End Date:

9/12/2022 - 1/9/2023

Keywords: Equiliem, Medford , Asst. Director, Employer Relations, Executive , Medford, Massachusetts

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