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Assistant Director for Employer Relations and Career and Professional Development

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The finalist is subject to criminal background check. The position is located in our Center City Building in uptown Charlotte.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001540
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Working Title Assistant Director for Employer Relations and Career and Professional Development
Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per Year 12
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:30

Hours per week 40
FLSA Status Exempt
Division Academic Affairs
Department College of Business (Col)
Work Location
Salary Range
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.

Necessary Certifications/Licenses
Preferred Certifications/Licenses
Special Notes to Applicants

The finalist is subject to criminal background check.

The position is located in our Center City Building in uptown Charlotte.

Posting Open Date 07/13/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Hire Date
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Contact Information

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • Another Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • HERC Job Board
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents