The University of Texas Permian Basin - Director, Internships and Employer Relations

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The University of Texas Permian Basin

Director, Internships and Employer Relations

The University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applications for the position of Director, Internships and Employer Relations. The director will develop and lead a campus-wide internship program. The director will also create strategic and proactive employer engagement to develop long-term employer relationships and increase employment opportunities and professional connections for all UT Permian Basin students and alumni. Reporting to the VP of Student Affairs and Leadership, the director will ensure that projects, department milestones/goals are met, and adhere to approved budgets. The director will serve as a leader in the Division of Student Affairs and Leadership and serve on the Director’s Team.

Starting salary range: $60,000 – $75,000, depending upon qualifications.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support campus partners and employers in the design, development, and implementation of internship and career experience-related programming, services, and resources
• Identify barriers to internship and career experiences participation and develop solutions to increase student access and engagement
• Oversee the inventory of internship and career experience-related programs, services, and resources across campus
• Plan and implement a university-wide internship fair and other career experience- related events
• In collaboration with Institutional Advancement, create and implement employer engagement strategies to cultivate new multi-faceted relationships with employers who offer internships and other career experiences that help prepare students for post-graduation success
• Connect employers with university contacts to develop campus-wide recruiting, relationship, and partnership opportunities
• Provide campus-wide leadership in the internship and career experiences spaces
• Lead discussions on innovation and trends to help the University prepare for and change with advancements in the field
• Create and implement employer engagement strategies to cultivate new multi-faceted relationships with employers that align with student career interests and future employment trends
• Connect employers with university contacts to develop campus-wide recruiting, relationship, and partnership opportunities
• Participate in local and regional employer-related associations, including the Chambers of Commerce
• Oversee campus-wide job board and on-campus interview programs – including process, facility management, and employer hosting
• Oversee and develop employer programming and employer related student programming
• Develop protocols to conduct, track, and report data regarding outreach efforts and overall impact on employer outcomes; communicate this information to internal and external stakeholders regularly
• Maintain compliance with all related federal, state, institutional, UT System, and NACE regulations, guidelines, and best practices
• Represent the University at high-profile events, committee meetings, and work-groups; attend conferences and professional development meetings pertinent to creating recruiting connections
• Prepare the annual operating budget and monitor monthly activity
• Steward several endowment and gift accounts and regularly update benefactors; chair committee and mentor select grant recipients; create and monitor multiple reserve funds
• Write and present grant proposals to obtain funds to support ongoing programs and for the development of new projects
• Work in tandem with in-house fundraising committee to develop and implement career related plans
• Supervise student workers directly
• Other duties, as assigned

WORK SCHEDULE: This is a full-time, exempt position and the expected work schedule is Monday through Friday. As an exempt employee, this schedule will vary based on the number of hours needed to meet the job responsibilities. The individual holding this position will need to be available early mornings, evenings, and weekends to meet the needs of the office. Travel to employer locations will be required.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, which includes a broad range of employee benefits and a generous retirement program (TRS). We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu.

UT–Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented group members are encouraged to apply.

UTPB participates in e-Verify.

https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2381

Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators
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