The Employer Relations and Development (ERD) team establishes and enhances employer relationships across industries and in multiple geographic locations to connect talented UChicago students with leading organizations for job outcomes and experiential education opportunities. The team contributes to the growth of the full-time outcomes and the Universityâ™s premiere Jeff Metcalf Internship Program that places students into 2,500+ paid substantive opportunities in the academic year through the cultivation of employer partnerships includes active engagement with alumni, parents, and friends of the University to promote new professional opportunities in target regions and industries. In addition to the Metcalf Program, the ERD team provides superior customer service to all employer partners recruiting UChicago students, including the management of a robust on-campus recruiting program during peak hiring seasons. This is an administrative role, involving a keen attention to detail and ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive priorities.
The Temporary Coordinator will support the Employer Relations & Development (ERD) team with:
Planning and execution of recruiting cycles (information sessions, coffee chats, interviews)
Support all on-campus recruiting logistics including interview schedules, daily operations, and student/employer communication.
This position will offer significant administrative support including data entry, preparation of resume packets, drafting communication, updating office calendars, and monitoring interview schedules and event details in the Handshake career management platform system
Assist with staffing on-campus company presentations and coffee chats. This may involve early mornings and late evenings work during peak recruiting seasons.
Administration of the flagship Jeff Metcalf Internship Program, especially during peak recruiting cycles
Support all logistics of the program, including employer hiring data, processing student stipends, outcomes analysis, etc.
Communication with employer partners to support them in their internship recruitment and prepare for next yearâ™s cycle
Daily management of the Universityâ™s job board, including taking full ownership of the approval process for inbound employer and job requests
Research for special programs and initiatives to help expand opportunities for UChicago students
Collection of hiring information; tracking, entering and updating student placements and compiling data for full-time and internship recruiting reports.
Supports the preparation of data for reports and special requests including but not limited to student placement statistics, employer registration information, employer engagement, job posting and general system usage statistics, and regional outcomes.
Support staff with summer and fall travel planning and provide event preparation assistance
Deep commitment to customer service and the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
High level of professionalism when interacting with internal and external constituents and demonstrated ability in maintaining collaborative relationships with a diverse range of customers.
Ability to work effectively on a team as well as independently.
Tact and professionalism in interactions with internal and external participants in the program, include the ability to handle confidential student records
Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to communicate to large groups as well as one-on-one with students, employers, colleagues, senior leadership, faculty, alumni, etc.
Patient and tolerant attitude toward demanding clients and work. Willingness and ability to work some evenings.
Demonstrated ability to use Internet-based recruiting programs and learn new technologies.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required
2 years of relevant work experience preferred
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