The Career Development Manager will maintain a solid understanding of the needs of the UTEP student demographic. Based in CoBA, this position serves as the primary resource for CoBA student career development and takes the lead in creating and strengthening relationships with existing and potential CoBA employers.
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Under minimal supervision and with extensive latitude for the use of independent judgment, supports and coordinates all aspects of career services for BBA and MBA students in the College of Business Administration (CoBA).
Develops and leads ambitious CoBA employer outreach efforts, including cultivating new relationships and strengthening existing partnerships to create more internships and full-time employment opportunities for students and graduates. Researches the national corporate environment and corporate partners of CoBA in order to understand the demand for BBA and MBA talent and to identify areas of opportunity for outreach to current and potential corporate partners. Advises students on issues related to career planning, development, and job search. Facilitates career-related workshops and events. Creates a strategic communication/marketing plan for CoBA career development goals. Participates in local and national events and conferences that promote CoBA career development efforts. Facilitates collaboration between UTEP faculty, staff and business leaders to enhance career preparation and business education delivered by CoBA. Works closely with CoBA program directors and managers to identify and market student talent to corporate partners. Delivers information sessions to promote services and events. Manages CoBA-sponsored student travel to employer site visits for the purpose of recruitment. Facilitates employer visits to CoBA. Maintaines knowledge of CoBA curriculum and accreditation guidelines as well as current trends, issues and technology in the field of career development. Attends administrative meetings and assists with program events coordinated by the Career Center and CoBA as applicable. Works cooperatively with and serves as a resource to CoBA Peer Career Advisors. Utilizes metrics to assess effectiveness in meeting Career Center and CoBA goals and objectives.
Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems. Other related functions as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Minimum education required - Bachelor's degree, with three years of related experience and/or training to the essential duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Texas driver's license and ability to drive to local meetings and events. Travel required.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity