Serves as primary employer developer for Science & Technology. Strategically identifies prospective employers for UCR students and cultivates relationships within assigned industry. Promotes and markets the quality of the UC Riverside campus as one of rich tradition and excellence to the corporate community. Increases employer awareness of UCR students and graduates to maximize on-campus visits, employer partnerships, job postings, internships, recruiting and ultimately increase hiring by local, regional, and brand name employers. Devises methods and strategies to take existing campus partners to new levels of meaningful relationships. Works with the employment community on strategies to increase name recognition on-campus via direct and indirect recruiting activities. Works closely with the Student & College Engagement Team. The budgeted hiring range for this position is up to $74,300. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Ability to serve as Career Center and UCR representative at on and off campus events, professional meetings and conferences. Ability to offer services that meet or exceed expectations, utilize persuasive dialog when needed and mediate potential issues before they escalate. Creativity and tenacity to drive new business within the employment community
Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Ability to work well under pressure, especially with the constant succession of inquiries from employers and students, with the flexibility to respond to changing priorities and fluctuating workload. Proven skills in organizing work, defining tasks, prioritizing assignments and follow through
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be effectively able to deliver information in a clear, concise and articulate manner to both students and employers. Skill in conducting presentations from small to large groups.
Demonstrated outreach skills and communication abilities. Comfort and skill in communicating with decision makers. Superb ability to build relationships.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Preferred Qualifications Thorough knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice; workshop and program design.
Knowledge of Handshake system.
Knowledge and skill with identifying, and creating strategic partnerships with employers.
Demonstrated skill marketing within an academic environment.
Skill developing collaborative relationships with academic departments, creating trust, and mutual support.
Strong knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Knowledge of evaluating the role of social media for employer and student engagement.
Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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