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Coordinator, Employer Development and Partner Relations - University of Guelph-Humber

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Etobicoke, Ontario
Position: Coordinator, Employer Development and Partner Relations
Deadline: January 30, 2019
Posted: January 25, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Under the direction of the Manager, Career and Placement Services, the Coordinator, Employer and Partner Relations is responsible for developing and stewarding partnerships with placement sites to assure high quality placement opportunities for in-course students. Responsibilities include evaluating and responding to employment trends to identify partnership opportunities, generating and cultivating current and new employment opportunities, developing program-specific promotional materials, and outreach to existing and new contacts via site visits, social media, mailings, and attendance at industry events.
Using a direct sales approach, the incumbent is responsible for conducting market research, identifying target markets, and engaging employer and community partners in career events, information sessions, industry tours, mentorship programs, and other opportunities both on and off campus. The incumbent must have the ability to prospect leads, establish meaningful connections and apply strategies to overcome objections during outreach. The incumbent must have the ability to interact effectively with the community partners, faculty, staff and students in a professional manner. The incumbent is expected to complete a wide variety of tasks independently and without direct supervision in a fast paced and challenging environment and will be required to meet annual performance targets for both employer engagement and for increased employment and placement postings each academic cycle. The incumbent must be proactive and take initiative to meet the goals set by the department. Finally, the incumbent must complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in either business, economics, marketing, public relations, or communications and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. A graduate degree in a relevant area would be considered an asset to the position. The candidate should have experience within a sales or employment development role, with experience including marketing and direct sales and development. Additionally, a proven record of success in generating new business and building client relationships in new market sectors is important. Knowledge of Career Services delivery and experience in a post-secondary placement setting is strongly preferred, along with knowledge of industry career options, trends, and opportunities. The candidate must have excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills, along with a demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, exercise good judgement, resolve conflicts, and overcome objections. The candidate requires a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for regular off campus travel.

Additional Information

This posting is directed to Humber’s internal full-time employees. However, after the internal candidate process is completed, external applicants will be considered if necessary. Under the external candidate process, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.
Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals from equity seeking groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment. Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Recruitment Coordinators will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

Salary: Start rate: $31.06, Maximum rate: $36.06

Contact Information

A detailed job description for this position is available in HR Services. All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to HR Services by applying online at: