Employer Engagement Specialist Tentative Classification “V” per Schedule A of the collective agreement
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
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.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration Requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. In pursuit of the University of Windsor’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Members of Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply.
EMPLOYEES INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE MUST APPLY IN WRITING BY COMPLETING AN “APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER” FORM AND FORWARDING IT WITH YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES ON OR BEFORE:
Monday December 12, 2016 – 4 P.M.
Applicants are asked to forward their documents to:
Department of Human Resources, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered.
The University of Windsor is a welcoming community that is committed to equity and supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.
If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator. Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.