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Employer Engagement Specialist - University of Windsor

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
Province: Windsor, Ontario
Position: Employer Engagement Specialist
Deadline: December 12, 2016
Posted: December 2, 2016

Job Description / Duties

Employer Engagement Specialist Tentative Classification "V" in the Department of Cooperative Education and Career and Employment Services

Job Posting Number: 2016-13-40
Employee Group: CUPE 1393
Closing Date: Monday, December 12th, 2016 - 4:00pm

The Employer Engagement Specialist will play a key role in maintaining strong long-term partnerships with potential employers to assure high quality opportunities by developing and implementing a comprehensive and sustainable employer development and engagement strategy within an assigned program(s), Faculty/Faculties, Territory/Territories, country/countries, and/or economic sectors. The incumbent will be proactive in driving the effort to increase a client base and close negotiations for the development of opportunities for students through maintaining and strengthening relationships with public and private sector employers/hiring companies. The Specialist will work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Manager – Career & Employment Services, Manager – Co-operative Education Services, campus-wide corporate development initiatives, and other partners to develop new and enhance existing work-integrated learning program opportunities for students and alumni to connect with employers.

Qualifications / Required Skills


The successful candidate will possess:

• Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline as determined by the department, such as business administration, counseling, higher education, or industrial psychology.

• Three years of related experience, preferably in the employment or recruitment industry; including sale experiences, job search strategies, corporate recruiting of university students, or working with career services, human resources, or other management functions.

• Experience conducting market research, analysis, and identification of target markets. Knowledge of industry career options, trends and opportunities.

• Demonstrated history of being self-motivated and cultivating mutually beneficial relationships, including ability to develop and sustain relationships with individuals from a wide variety of social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds.

• Familiarity with human rights, labour legislation and current human resources practices, including federal and provincial privacy regulations, and knowledge of local and national labour markets.

• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, oral and written communication, presentation, problem solving and organizational skills, superior client relationship management skills and work effectively with all levels at the university.

• Ability to take initiative, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines under pressure.

• Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and the occasional weekend throughout the year to attend employer or related professional events at various locations on campus and in the community.

• Ability to work with minimal supervision, anticipate problems, forecast outcomes with tact, discretion, sensitivity to confidential matters.

• Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within Ontario and other Canadian cities.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office. Demonstrated experience using collaboration tools, such as Sharepoint or Google Docs


• Knowledge of current best practices in on-campus recruitment

• Knowledge of Canadian Association of Career Educators (CACEE) standards and guidelines for ethical recruitment.

Additional Information

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Salary: Tentative Classification “V” per Schedule A of the collective agreement

Contact Information
Department of Human Resources, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

Employer Profile

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-focused university, with more than 15,000 students enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs.