Associate Director, Employer Partnerships Manager

Location
Connecticut
Posted
09 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2018
Ref
52205BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Focus:

The Yale SOM Career Development Office (CDO) supports the career management needs of more than 800 full-time MBA, executive MBA, and Master’s in Advanced Management Students and 5000+ alumni. Reporting to the Deputy Director, Employer Partnerships, the Employer Partnership Manager (EPM) establishes, cultivates, and leverages employer partnerships for the CDO. Responsibilities include defining employer partnership strategy for assigned industries/ regions, managing SOM partnerships, coordinating campus engagement including but not limited to on campus recruiting and job postings, partnering with relevant clubs and facilitating deeper connections between them and employers. This position is also responsible for creating and updating industry/region-specific media content to educate the CDO and SOM student body about industry directions and hiring trends. Develop and manage strategies to best serve assigned industries/ regions, creatively engaging alumni and industry contacts, leveraging industry speakers on campus, creating recruiting events, and optimizing summer employer meetings. Maintain and strengthen existing employer partnerships through ongoing engagement with recruiters, hiring managers, alumni, and student clubs. Collaborate with alumni and clubs to identify new companies and organizations to generate job opportunities for Yale SOM students, both domestically and internationally. Create industry events and oversee trek process/development for assigned industries/regions/ clubs. Maintain current notes on all employers in centralized team database. Develop industry content for broader CDO team as well as student populations (e.g., company and industry guides including current updates as well as hiring trends, structure, and logistics, and key contacts for various populations). Represent Yale SOM and the University to employers. Other duties as assigned or in response to changes in hiring and career trends, and changes within the University.

Essential Duties

1. Develop and manage strategies to best serve assigned industries/regions, creatively engaging alumni and industry contacts, leveraging industry speakers on campus, creating recruiting events, and optimizing summer employer meetings. 2. Maintain and strengthen existing employer partnerships through ongoing engagement with recruiters, hiring managers, alumni, and student clubs. 3. Collaborate with alumni and clubs to identify new companies and organizations to generate job opportunities for Yale SOM students, both domestically and internationally. 4. Create industry events and oversee trek process/development for assigned industries/regions/clubs. 5. Maintain current notes on all employers in centralized team database. 6. Develop industry content for broader CDO team as well as student populations (e.g., company and industry guides including current updates as well as hiring trends, structure, and logistics, and key contacts for various populations). 7. Represent Yale SOM and the University to employers. 8. Other duties as assigned or in response to changes in hiring and career trends, and changes within the University.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and five years of experience in a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Superb managerial skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage people and projects involving a high degree of detail and requiring strong organizational skills. Positive, can-do attitude with a desire to lead innovation.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Strong knowledge of MBA career paths and job opportunities. Ability to make independent, responsible decisions that create positive outcomes for SOM students, alumni, and employers.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to understand industry and sector trends. Familiarity with hiring trends, work settings, and a variety of industries and career options. Ability to develop and maintain contacts at different levels, from recruiters to senior executives, to increase and strengthen relationships between companies and Yale SOM. Ability to provide strategic guidance to employers.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Outstanding public speaking, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint. Expertise with database systems.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Occasional domestic and international travel is required. Ability to work some evening or weekend hours for student and employer events.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

5 years of experience in MBA recruiting, talent management, relationship/account management or corporate relationship experience in private sector or higher education. Master's Degree in related field - MBA preferred; experience in career services and assigned industries. Global orientation; experience working across countries and regions, and fluency in more than one language.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov