Job Requisition Number: 24756. The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership was launched in January 2010 and offers programs that combine coursework and experience in technology innovation, communications and leadership. The Master of Engineering program has grown from an initial enrollment of 80 students to almost 400 students in the program’s first six years. This position will help provide top quality comprehensive career development and career management to this growing enrollment of Master of Engineering students and the alumni population.
The position involves planning, developing, and implementing programs, activities, counseling, and advising focused on students' career development. This person works with students, alumni, and/or potential employers.
40% Career Counseling: Advises Master of Engineering students on the recruitment process, and the standards and trends specific to the student's field of study; provide cover letter and resume reviews; job search consultation and interview prep. Helps clients identify their interests, values, skills, and personalities, and understand how these factors relate to academic/career satisfaction and choices. Advises on both internship programs and full-time employment; develops and maintains resources pertaining to employers and industries interested in hiring MEng students, along with other job search materials. Helps develop and enhance the alumni recruitment network.
20% Career Programming: Organize unique and customized career programming for the Master of Engineering population - both in person and online events.
10% Database Management: Assist with job data collection, analysis, and ongoing data input into SalesForce database system.
10% Events: Assists with complex, high-visibility student events, such as industry site visits, capstone expo and showcase events, visit day, alumni networking and employer recruiting events.
10% External Relations: Maintains, enhance and develop new relationships with corporations and other organizations to recruit MEng students. Promote external relations with the campus relating to career services for students and alumni.
10% Alumni Relations: Assist with MEng Alumni Relations which can include specialized professional development, networking events, relationship cultivation for recruiting, and content generation.-Advanced knowledge of career development theories, coaching, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques. -Knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice, workshop and program design. -Knowledge of technology industry job market and recruiting trends. -Fluent with LinkedIn and other social media tools. -Highly effective skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying metrics and the actions to improve systems. Demonstrated ability and strong interpersonal skills to work in a multicultural environment with individuals and groups with a wide array of backgrounds, identities, life experiences, personality types and communication styles. -Ability to use data to create reports and online resources. -Experience organizing events. -Experience in managing projects through to completion with strong attention to detail and prioritizing tasks. -Ability to effectively, professionally, and persuasively represent the Fung Institute through presentations, verbal communication and written communication. -Ability to travel and to work occasional evenings and weekend hours.
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