Create, maintain, and enhance relationships with engineering employers in private industry and the government by increasing their visibility on campus through employer presentations and events and by providing direct service for individual employer requests. Make individual phone calls and conduct on-site visits to key employers.
Work with academic departments and student professional societies to coordinate career-related activities and recruitment events. Assist with college-wide student affairs activities. Represent the office on campus committees and act as a liaison to other academics units and student affairs offices. Establish and maintain contacts with other career development offices nationwide.
Market programs to students and employers through electronic mail, class presentations, student societies, orientation meetings, and open houses. Create and edit office publications and career development handouts. Update office web site. Maintain student, employer, placement, and alumni databases using NACELink and File Maker. Assist with management of social media sites and campaigns.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s in higher education, student affairs, or related field preferred.
At least 2 years of experience in career counseling, experiential learning or college student personnel (2 years can be substituted for a Master’s degree).
– Strong interpersonal and counseling/advising skills with ability to work with a variety of constituents.
– Excellent communication skills including group presentation and writing skills.
– Ability to work independently and initiative to create new programs.
– Comprehensive computer skills including Microsoft Office.
-Ability to work evening hours during recruiting season (September-April).
Experience working with graduate and/or international students in addition to undergraduates a plus.
Experience with international internships or work abroad programs a plus.
Photoshop, database, website management, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) preferred.
Submit resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/18758. For best consideration apply by June 21, 2013.
College Park, MD 20742