Assistant Director for Employer Relations and Career and Professional Development

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Department:
College of Business (Col)

Primary purpose of department:
Accredited by AACSB International, the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte offers outstanding business education programs in a variety of disciplines. The college has nearly 4,000 undergraduate students, 800 graduate students and over 90 full-time faculty members. The Belk College is one of the largest business programs in the Carolinas.

Primary purpose of position:
Belk College Graduate Programs consists of Masters level degrees in Accounting (MACC), Business Administration (MBA), Economics (MSECON), Mathematical Finance (MAFI), Real Estate (MSRE) and Management (MSMGMT). The Graduate Programs office provides comprehensive career development services and resources that prepare students seeking career opportunities for the competitive global market. We seek campus and employer partnerships to connect students with meaningful experiences, leading to success for both UNC Charlotte students, alumni, the greater Charlotte community and beyond.

The Assistant Director’s primary objective will be to develop intensive, focused and purposeful relationships with external partners for the creation of new internships, experiential learning opportunities and full-time jobs. This position will create, coordinate, and implement services and programs to positively affect the career goals of students across graduate programs, as well as programs to connect students to a strong career-focused network of professionals, mentors and others in the community.

Summary of position responsibilities:
This position will develop intensive, focused and purposeful relationships with external partners for the creation of new internships, experiential learning opportunities and full-time jobs. This position will create, coordinate and implement services and programs to positively affect the career goals of students across graduate programs, as well as programs to connect students to a strong career-focused network of professionals, mentors and others in the community.

This work will be done with a high degree of autonomy and authority to independently coordinate with employers and students.

Minimum education/experience:
• Masters degree in business development, marketing, sales or other relevant area or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience.
• 3 years of experience in career services, outplacement, recruiting, HR or higher education environment.
• Experience developing/managing educational and training events and programs.
• Must be able to make decisions and work independently, as well as in team situations.
• Ability to work with individuals and groups and prepare and deliver high quality, effective presentations.

Preferred education, knowledge, skills and experience:
• Proficiency with technology such as CRM management, social media, or other recruitment-related software and interested in identifying and adopting technological advances in the field.
• Well-developed interpersonal marketing and communications skills.

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