• Employer Relations Specialist

    Posting Date 1 month ago(3/23/2018 11:42 AM)
    Job ID
    Employee Classification
    Office of Academic Affairs
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Campus : Location
    US-NY-Beren- Lexington & 33rd St

    Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


    We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


    The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


    The Position:


    The Employer Relations Specialist conducts job development research and outreach, administers the on-campus recruitment and career fair technology and logistics, and serves as a liaison to employers and alumni solely as it relates to the on-campus recruiting and career fair processes.


    Please submit a resume and cover letter. 


    • Assist the Associate Director of Employer Relations on various projects as required to support the On-Campus Recruitment program
    • Advise employers on Yeshiva University recruiting options and technology
    • Research potential employers for establishing new relationships with the Career Center and Yeshiva University
    • Communicate with new employer contacts to arrange meetings, develop and nurture partnerships, and set up recruiting of students
    • Meet or speak with employers and alumni to follow up on their staffing needs and gather information regarding organizational profiles, recruiting policies, and procedures
    • Schedule interview days for employers
    • Collect, review, and evaluate job descriptions submitted by employers
    • Advertise current job openings for On-Campus Recruitment employers
    • Assist with compilation and analysis of year-end statistics for various annual reports including job offer and additional recruitment data
    • Coordinate and manage email distribution lists and follow-up contact with all organizations;
    • Create and distribute resume submissions/resume books
    • Troubleshoot CSM system user problems and guide students and employers through step-by-step solutions
    • Advise employers and students on organizational policy matters
    • Generate, distribute, and track invitations for recruitment events
    • Liaise with external vendors and internal departments in planning and implementing career fairs, information sessions, and networking events
    • Serve as employer liaison with Employer Relations Team at career fairs, information sessions, and networking events for Career Center which will require working occasional evenings and weekends as needed
    • Promote employer presentations on campus, assist in building company brands on campus, oversee creation of promotional and event marketing materials, both print and online
    • Develop and grow social media platforms and presence with both students and employers
    • Represent the Career Center in main reception role in the absence of the administrative assistant


    Experience and Educational Background:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • 1-2 years of related experience

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Ability to call external constituents and speak confidently about Career Center programs and partnering requests and needs
    • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
    • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
    • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
    • Develops effective relationships with peers, students, and employees
    • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
    • Identifies, defines, and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
    • Effectively manages own time and resources
    • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems

    Note: In order to be considered for this position, a cover letter and resume must be submitted.


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