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Hamilton, New York
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5-7 years
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Associate Director of Employer Relations

Accountable for providing the primary vision and departmental leadership for the employer development and recruiting components of Career Services.

Responsible to lead the employer relations team to track and analyze data related to student career interests and internship and post-graduate outcomes.

Responsible for activating the "Colgate advantage" by identifying key alumni and parent influencers to build and sustain robust employer relationships. Ensures creation and maintenance of targeted list of employers to engage with Colgate students in a hiring capacity. Responsible for developing effective and productive relationships with new employers that represent the geographic and industry interests of Colgate students.

Accountable for increasing the number and satisfaction of employer representatives who visit campus or are engaged in recruitment efforts. Responsible for sustained, longitudinal employer retention. Responsible for the high level of employer satisfaction in working with Colgate to recruit and employ students and graduates. Ensures accurate and timely capture of employer feedback. Accountable to maintain productive recruiting relationships with existing employers to sustain, broaden, and/or deepen their engagement with students.

Responsible for identifying opportunities to improve candidacy of individual students as well as overall trends across student applicants. Responsible for bringing to attention opportunities for improvement in advising and preparation based on employer feedback.

Responsible for the job evaluation, development and continued professional growth of all direct reports.
Responsible for the effective supervision of staff as assigned. Ensures selection and hiring of high quality employees; ensures appropriate distribution of work assignments and high quality of employee work product; ensures fair, accurate and timely performance assessments and feedback to include identifying areas for professional development and documenting and conducting disciplinary measures, as needed. Responsible for ensuring fair and accurate decisions regarding employment status (hire, promotion, salary increases, termination); ensures the creation of effective opportunities and programs for employee mentoring, development and sustained performance.

Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree
- Five years relevant experience are required.
- Prior supervisory experience is required.
- Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; strong organizational and analytical skills and the ability to set priorities and take initiative.
- Must demonstrate experience working with diverse populations and be self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects and programs simultaneously.
- Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students within a university context.
- Comfort with social media, especially LinkedIn is required.
- Highly qualified candidates will be passionate advocates of the advantage of a liberal arts degree.
- The ability to travel 25% and work occasional evenings and weekends is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience building local networks, developing employer accounts, and interacting with individuals at the C-suite level preferred.
- Prior supervisory and recruitment experience preferred.

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