The University of New Haven Career Development Center is seeking an Employer Relations Manager to help grow the relationships and student outcomes driven focus for the Center. This is a position within the Center, under the Employer Relations sub-department.
Working with the Assistant Director for Employer Relations and the Executive Director, this position will manage a portfolio of employers, alumni, and organizations for the development of jobs, internships, and related experiential opportunities for students.
Will develop relationships with alumni, recruiters, business managers, and human resources staff in a variety of organizations that lead to on-campus recruiting, site visits, and repeat recruiting opportunities. Attend local and regional networking and recruiting events, make on-site employer visits, and host employer visits on campus.
Create collaborative partnerships with faculty, staff, and alumni from targeted areas to increase student and faculty engagement with campus recruiting opportunities.
Assist in the development and execution of the employer relations strategic plan, including identifying sources for financial partnerships.
Work closely with Career Development Center staff to help coordinate all aspects of the On-Campus Recruiting Program including employer information sessions (manage employer schedules, secure space for campus interviews, market OCR jobs to student, host employers while on campus for interviews or information sessions, summarize program data and outcomes, collect employer feedback through various means)
Lead employer recruiting efforts for annual on-campus career fairs.
Experience in, and strong knowledge of, human resources and talent recruiting
Ability to handle multiple tasks and constant interruptions.
Willingness to travel locally, as well as regionally within the Boston-New York City
Experience working within the Tri-State and New England business communities is
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
3-5 years demonstrated experience in employment recruiting, business development, sales, human resources, or related business-to-business consulting. Specific experience in higher education is desired, but not required.
Strong skills in interpersonal communication, relationship development, follow up, contact management, and needs assessment.
Ability to think strategically and creatively in developing employer outreach plans.
Internal Number: 19-77A
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.