The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Outreach Program Coordinator - MS Programs Employer Relations Coordinator

Hiring department Undergrad Sch of Bus
Monthly salary $3,500 - $3,750+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-12-08-01-9722
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the McCombs School of Business believes that diversity in our faculty, student, and staff populations is integral to our core purpose of educating leaders that create value for society. We welcome applicants from under-represented groups and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


As part of the McCombs BBA/MS Career Services team, develop employer relationships that yield employment opportunities for MS students. Market MS Career Services programs, events and opportunities to employers and students. Manage and execute various projects and support BBA/MS recruiting events.

Essential Functions

Research, identify, and develop employer relationships that result in employment opportunities; methods include but not limited to cold calling or emailing potential employers. Educate prospective employers on MS programs and student profiles relevant to recruiting needs. Vet inbound employer inquires (phone and email) and direct to appropriate recruiting resources on and off campus. Identify employer recruiting needs; recommend and implement strategies/involvement opportunities. Manage and expand existing relationships/build partnerships with various stakeholders. Travel locally, statewide, and nationally to represent the McCombs School of Business at corporate visits, campus functions, conferences, and professional meetings. In conjunction with Sr. Program Coordinator, maintain process for managing employer relationship information, pertinent data and transferring job and event data to appropriate sources (e.g. Symplicity). Execute Career Services/Employer Relations programs and support MS Career Services/Employer Relations program policies, procedures and best practices. Collaborate with ER program coordinators to manage all phases of event set up, registration and payment processing for key MS Career Services events via various internal systems. As appropriate request programming funds and submit requests through the McCombs intranet system for events, room reservations, purchase orders, contracts, etc. while adhering to UT and McCombs policies and procedures. Monitor and report on recruiting progress, key metrics, and new companies recruiting MS students. Compile statistical data, including job offers as it relates to industry and geographical location. Organize events to increase offer reports and respond to statistical reporting requests from senior leadership. Track employer involvement in MS Career Services events and programs. Create and run reports, maintain records in internal systems. Create surveys and gather data as needed for various stakeholders. Strong use and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Recommend and document MS Career Services/Employer Relations program policies, procedures and best practices and provide staff training. Educate peers on unique skill sets and job profiles for each MS program. Provide and document information on MS student profiles to peers. Assist with various administrative tasks as part of BBA/MS Career Services team to achieve career related objectives for both BBA and MS programs. Help select, train, and manage student workers to assist with programming, events, and logistics.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Five years of experience coordinating or administering a program. Project management and event planning skills with proven attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective rapport with a diverse group of students and employers. Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills. Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability. Experience working with confidential and sensitive information. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor. Experience with business development, relationship sales and/or marketing experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and One Note. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree and seven years of experience coordinating and/or administering a program and event planning. Experience in business development, relationship sales and/or marketing experience. Experience in university career services and/or experience in corporate university relations. Knowledge of corporate recruiting policies. Knowledge and understanding of web-based systems, applications. Experience using social media in an educational and/or corporate environment. Proficiency with customer relationship management (CRM) or other databases.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required. Some travel may be required.

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