The Kelley Undergraduate Career Services Office supports the nationally ranked Undergraduate Program which serves a high volume of employers interested in recruiting the more than 8,000 Kelley undergraduate students for internships and full-time jobs. For more information please visit our website here.
The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 117,000 living alumni around the globe.
The Associate Director will support the highly competitive undergraduate program by working closely with high-profile companies with a consultative approach on recruitment strategies to hire Kelley talent.
Develop, maintain, and expand employer relationships in several specialized industries. Support employers and manage hundreds of on-campus interview schedules and recruiting events each semester using a sophisticated technology system. Collaborate and develop a brand strategy with employer partners. Use discretion to develop personalized recruiting strategies for companies based on their company size, culture, and goals. Conduct employer visits and use in-depth knowledge of student organizations, student interests, and trends to develop and maintain recruiting relationships with employers. Research and identify potential new employers for Kelley based on knowledge and analysis of current industry trends, employer needs, Kelley curriculum, and student interests. Requires a continuing knowledge of Kelley majors and curriculum with an ability to promote the School and majors to employers recruiting Kelley students. Develop materials, processes and online information for employers and students. Assist with collection and analysis of recruiting and outcome related data (through employer and student surveys) and use that information to make suggestions for future initiatives, programs, and strategies. Collaborate with faculty and colleagues within Kelley, (undergraduate recruiting, career coaches, and advising staff), and on the IUB campus to ensure career success for Kelley students. Responsible for the management of a high touch, high tech recruiting program that embraces the needs of students and employers. As a part of the Kelley School, continue to provide outstanding customer service.
Responsible for multiple aspects of the marketing of university students as valuable employees and the importance of learning transferable and academically relevant skills. This position includes building relationships with employers; setting up both on and off campus interviews, career fairs, and networking events; and coordinating other related work. This role may require frequent travel.
Bachelor's degree in business or a related field and five years of experience in employer relations, career consulting, or a related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with excellent communication and listening skills, and superior customer service skills. Excellent attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Work well both independently and in a team environment. Possess the energy and time necessary to support Kelley UCS in its on and off-campus recruiting activities. Demonstrated ability to market and promote career services. Experience in personnel and project management. Presentation experience. Must be comfortable with technology and learning new systems. Successful candidates will possess an interest in working in a highly collaborative team environment, and a commitment to facilitating world-class undergraduate student learning and career development. Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Possesses a high degree of initiative. Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents. Ability to build strong customer relationships. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Ability to represent the company with external constituents. Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines.
Master's degree and five years of related-work experience including recruiting, human resources, management and corporate relations with Fortune 500 companies interacting with senior level executives.
Working Conditions / Demands
Ability to travel to employer visits, sometimes with a group of students. Must be available during different work schedules as some events require early morning (7:00 A.M.), late evenings (until 10:00 P.M.) and some weekends.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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