Regional Engagement Manager - Washington, DC (Limited Term)
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Regional Engagement Manager - Washington, DC (Limited Term).
Applications will be accepted until 10/31/2019.
Note: This is a full-time exempt administrator position based in Washington, DC. The Meruelo Family Center for Career Development (the Center) prepares students for lifelong career readiness through innovative and tailored programs, services, and strategic partnerships. Strategic partnerships extend beyond Notre Dame's campus through the cultivation of relationships with employers and alumni to advance student placement into meaningful internships and full-time positions. To advance our mission, on-site employer engagement with a regionally-focused Career Development staff member based in California has produced results and has since expanded. Washington, DC is one of the top locations for first destinations for undergraduate students, a key placement for graduates of the Keough School of Global Affairs, and a location with a diverse offering of internships. The Regional Engagement Manager (manager) is responsible for leading the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development's efforts in the DC area. This includes engaging and developing relationships with employers across all industries, including government, non-governmental organizations, research, consulting, defense, and more. The manager will be charged with identifying and securing internships and career opportunities for all Notre Dame students, all degree levels and across all majors. The manager clearly articulates the vision of Notre Dame's presence in the District of Columbia and Notre Dame's top position and status in higher education today. The manager also identifies and connects employer contacts to other Notre Dame opportunities related to the initiative and campus priorities when such opportunities present themselves. The manager oversees all phases of relationship development, including maintaining and advancing relationships with existing employers, as well as developing new relationships and opportunities. The manager also works directly with students, increasing student awareness, student applications, and acceptance into internships and full-time jobs in Washington, DC. This professional will be highly integrated into the current structure of the University's overall employer engagement program to support both undergraduate and graduate students. The role will also provide employer relations support for existing Mendoza Graduate Business and Law School programs in the DC area. The manager is responsible for travel throughout the DC area, as well as at least four (4) visits throughout the year to Notre Dame's Main Campus in South Bend. The manager reports to the Regional Engagement Program Director, a staff member based in California who leads a team of regionally-based professionals. The manager's responsibilities include:
EMPLOYERENGAGEMENT: Create and leverage an infrastructure that enables networking and employer development in the region with the goal of accelerating the number of undergraduate students and graduate students in summer internship experiences and full-time positions. Engage effectively with both organizations with established relationships, as well as high-growth startup companies. Pursue career opportunities utilizing the strong Notre Dame alumni network to identify prospective employers. on campus to maintain exceptional employer relations with existing recruiters, while also developing new relationships across industry lines.
ALUMNICLUBCONNECTIVITYANDCOLLABORATION: Connect with Notre Dame Club leadership and alumni in the greater DC region on a regular basis to build relationships with alumni opening avenues to new employer recruitment. Support and attend club-sponsored career development-related events (e.g. career fairs, networking receptions, etc.).
STUDENTENGAGEMENT: Develop and advance a community for students interested in internship and job opportunities in the DC area through the utilization of electronic resources, presentations, and meetings. Create and deliver workshops and presentations to Notre Dame students on the following topics: internship opportunities; full-time opportunities; emerging career fields and industries; and insight for preparing students for the competitive application process with DC-based organizations. Provide mentoring support to students before, during and after internships, as requested by students.
DATASHARING: Ensure engagement and placement data is collected through stated procedures Collaborate with the Employer Engagement Team on Main Campus to ensure career opportunities are posted through Handshake (job posting system). Create and share electronic resume books for approved recruiters and employers. Present information to constituencies.
DOCUMENTATION: Ensure engagement and placement data is collected through stated procedures Collaborate with the Employer Engagement Team on Main Campus to ensure career opportunities are posted through Handshake (job posting system). Create and share electronic resume books for approved recruiters.
COMMUNICATIONANDMEETINGS: Attend tele-remote staff meetings and training sessions with Career Development staff. Engage in meetings with various partners (Career Development staff, faculty, deans, etc.) when returning to Main Campus.
OTHERDUTIES AS ASSIGNED: Performs other duties as assigned by the Director to ensure the success of the Center for Career Development, the University, students, and other stakeholders. Represent the Center for Career Development across campus and in professional associations/community organizations. Provide on-site assistance and hospitality for employers during campus visits, information sessions, and other special events, including evenings and weekends.
Note: This is a limited term position through June 2022.
Experience with employment recruiting, sales, or other relationship-driven work
Knowledge of the Washington, DC area (culture, employment outlook, etc.)
Demonstrated excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Understanding and embracement of Notre Dames mission
Demonstrated proficiency in building relationships
Ability to think organizationally, conceptually, and strategically
Ability to manage projects and relationships simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Ability to work with limited supervision
Serve as a team player with a positive attitude across four departments with distinct responsibilities
Experience working or interacting with government-related organizations.
Portfolio of contacts with C-suite and other executives who are in a position to advance hiring.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19751. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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