Employer Relations Coordinator – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7081334 (Ref.No. 21A500503)
Posted: July 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

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Rider University invites applications for an Employer Relations Coordinator in the Center for Career Development and Success (CDS) who will work in a team-based department to execute employer relations strategies, objectives and initiatives with a specific focus on the liberal art and social science disciplines in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS). The successful candidate will maximize student employment outcomes by expanding Enriched Career Experiences (ECE) including internships,
co-ops, fieldwork, research, scholarship, arts, media & creative productions and employment opportunities.

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Specifically, the individual will be responsible for:
• maintaining, supporting and strengthening partnerships with current employers to increase Enriched Career Experiences and employment opportunities;
• marketing the skills of Rider students to attract a wide array of new employers, in a diverse range of organizations;
• identifying, initiating and building relationships with regional, state and national organizations to develop a recruiting partnership, shape Enriched Career Experiences, and promote Rider students;
• conducting research to develop a general knowledge and understanding of skills, experience and credentials employers seek for securing jobs and entering professional fields aligned with CLAS liberal arts and social science departments and majors;
• maintaining an Employer Relations Management System/Database (ERMS) including inputting, updating, analyzing and reporting data; and
• collaborating with CDS team members to deliver innovative programs, media, workshops and other opportunities to help students learn more about different professional domains.

Position Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree along with 2-3 years of work experience in a corporate/industry or university career services setting
• A dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written, and presentation skills
• Knowledge of majors and professional fields aligned with liberal art and social science disciplines
• Ability to exercise independent judgment
• Exceptional time management skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Local travel is necessary
• Valid driver’s license and vehicle
• Ability to work evenings and weekends when needed

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

• Master’s degree
• Experience with college recruiting, from a higher education or an industry perspective
• Experience with marketing and communications
• Familiarity with databases

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.





 

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