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Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Director, FAU Career
Center, Employer & Community Engagement, Boca Raton, FL.
The Florida Atlantic University Career Center, Director,
Employer and Community Engagement is responsible for strategically
cultivating and building industry and community relationships that
increase engagement and enhance connections between students,
alumni, faculty and employers in order to maximize internship and
employment opportunities. Working collaboratively throughout
multiple constituent groups, this leadership role develops and
fosters internal and external relationships and leads the Career
Center's employer engagement and recruitment strategies, plans, and
programs designed to connect students with meaningful opportunities
and assist employers in successfully identifying, recruiting, and
hiring FAU students and alumni. Further, this position play's a
critical role in engaging employers and the community throughout
the University and providing feedback on hiring needs and trends,
preparedness of FAU students for their respective careers, and on
the "the future of work" in the 21st century.
This leadership role is designed to meaningfully connect FAU
students, alumni, and employers and assist in building toward
Summary of Responsibilities Include:
+ Provides hands-on leadership for the FAU Employer Engagement
function, including the development and execution of systemwide
relationship management strategies and plans that cultivate current
and prospective employer partnerships resulting in increased
Internships and experiential learning, part-time and full-time
employment opportunities for FAU students and alumni.
+ Constructs, manages, and implements high volume, year-round
employer recruiting programs, activities, and events, including
information sessions, pre-recruitment events, career fairs,
workshops, career panels, presentations, and other recruitment
+ Assumes oversight for the FAU on-campus interview program,
approvals and job postings, recruitment programs and activities and
all other employer related data in the FAU Career Management System
+ Assists in opportunities for employers to enhance their brand
on campus and advises on the most effective means of how to achieve
respective organizational recruitment goals and objectives with
+ Serves as a lead conduit between employers and the FAU Career
Center and the University community.
+ Provides employer and industry insights to the FAU Career
Center, the colleges, and the University overall.
+ In concert with Financial Aid, leads and supervises the Job
Location Development (JLD) program for the Career Center.
+ Maintains a working knowledge of local, regional, and national
employment market trends and their actual and potential impact on
the hiring of college students and graduates.
+ Attends networking and community events, reaching out to and
industry contacts, and utilizing online resources.
+ Leads the FAU Career Center employer partnership and sponsor
programs and achieves the career fairs and events budget.
+ Monitors the quality of employer and community customer
service delivered by the FAU Career Center, including the
collection and analysis of survey data and assessment of and
follow-up with feedback.
+ Manages budgets, data and insights, assessment programs and
platforms, and provides detailed reporting on recruitment
activities and hiring outcomes. Develops employer policies and
stays abreast of hiring practices and national recruiting
+ Leads the employer engagement team and assures the vision,
direction, and initiatives align with the FAU Career Center
strategic plans. Provides direction and oversight for professional
staff, GA's and other student staff.
+ Assures effective marketing of all programs.
+ Serves on the Career Center Leadership Team and co-leads the
FAU Career Center Employer Advisory Council.
+ Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate
area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or
a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an
appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate
experience required.Preferred Qualifications: Experience and /or
involvement in a university or industry recruitment function, or a
role in marketing, sales, or business development. Strong
demonstration of agility, flexibility, professionalism, positive
collaboration skills, innovation, and personal accountability is a
must. Strong negotiation, advisory/consultative, and data analytics
skills. Ability to exercise independent judgement. Fund raising or
College or Department:
Work Days and Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nights and weekends as
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please
call 561-297-3057. 711Final candidate will be required to have
official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if
applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human
Resources prior to the start of employment. Successful completion
of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check,
credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required
for the selected candidate prior to the start date.A resume and a
cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach
these required documents in the Attachments section of the
application. Any missing required documents may result in
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Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. All persons aspiring to
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