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Assistant/Associate Director of Employer Relations

Manhattan College
Bronx, New York 10471
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Main Responsibilities               

The Assistant/Associate Director of Employer Relations reports to the Director and is responsible for high level employer development and alumni programs.  This primarily includes executing the campus wide career fairs and managing and facilitating the Mentor Program.

Career Fair & Employer Relations: 

Develop, foster, and maintain strong working relationships with employers to support student career development.  Secure companies for attendance at campus wide Career Fairs. Responsible for all administrative aspects of the event such as, but not limited to: payment collection, event logistics, catering and staffing.  Publicize event to all major constituencies on campus.  Create, disseminate and assess employer evaluations.  Conduct program assessment and utilize data to improve the program.

Mentoring Program: 

Develop and implement a campus-wide marketing recruitment plan to recruit mentees, and cultivate relationships with the Office of Alumni Relations and faculty members to recruit mentors. Manage all areas of Mentor program including planning and implementing workshops, seminars, training sessions, ‘Meet-and-Greet’ events, and the Mentor Dinner. Design and maintain program records, forms, and marketing materials. Assign mentors to students.  Keep in contact with mentors and students throughout the academic year, and  maintain a positive working relationship between CCD and organizations, alumni, faculty, administrators and students.  Manage and meet with program Advisory Board. Conduct program assessment and utilize data to improve the program.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in higher education, corporate recruiting/business development, human resources and/or event planning required. Proven success in developing and maintaining internal and external relationships, able to interact with high level executives.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must be collaborative, self-directed, outcome oriented, and able and willing to work under pressure. 
  • Must have strong customer service focus for internal and external constituents, oral presentation skills and have been successful in working both independently and in cross-functional teams.
  • Experience planning and executing events.
  • Familiarity with career development theories and practices.

 Technical Skills 

  • MS Office Suite: Advanced in MS Word and PowerPoint and proficient in Excel. 
  • Demonstrated ability to master Internet-based recruiting programs and learn new technologies required.

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V


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Manhattan College
Bronx, New York 10471

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