Coordinator, Industry Program Wanted In Tucson

Published 2017-12-22
Expires 2019-06-19
ID #11320
Coordinator, Industry Program Wanted In Tucson
United-states, Arizona, Tucson,
Published December 22, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Coordinator, industry program

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Department: Career Development (8301)

Location: Main Campus

Position Summary

The Coordinator, Industry Program is a full-time position for a collaboratively-minded professional who
is passionate about creating and executing opportunities for students to explore their interests in different career fields and provide them
with assistance in pursuing that interest by gaining relevant skills and connections.

The Coordinator, Industry Program will work in
the Employer and Alumni Engagement program area within Student Engagement & Career Development, a unit whose mission is to ensure the
University of Arizona inspires and prepares all graduates to create lives of opportunity aligned with their purpose and values.

this role, you will help us identify critical career areas to focus on and coordinate skill-building activities (like our Fast Track
industry education programs), opportunities for meaningful interaction with alumni and potential employers, and brief experiential learning
opportunities (job shadowing and employer treks) that relate to those areas, and develop a strategy to market to students.

You don't
have to be an expert in every industry or job function; you will work with our Employer and Alumni Engagement team to understand job markets
for UA students and identify industry experts who can help us build an infrastructure that enables students to tap into industry networks
and customized resources. In doing this, you will contribute to a long-term strategy to educate employers on our campus recruiting tools and
help us expand the number and diversity of employers who recognize the UA as a premier source of college talent.

If you're
comfortable prototyping and piloting new initiatives, leveraging technology to solve problems and inform decisions, and building authentic,
customer service-oriented relationships with alumni, employers, and other stakeholders, this might be the job for you

Engagement and Career Development supports the UA's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive
environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate chosen for this position will be expected to support diversity and
inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans;
life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/ class="caps">NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA
recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and
their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been
offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by href="" target="_blank">Above & Beyond Relocation Services ( class="caps">ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with industry experts
    such as employers, alumni, parents, and professional groups in the community that can partner with the UA to create networking, career
    exploration, industry education, and job opportunities for students.
  • Conduct research on job markets, campus recruiting trends, and
    the needs of engaged UA employers to identify key areas to develop industry education programs, networking connections, and experiential
    learning opportunities.
  • Coordinate online and in-person training programs (such as Fast Track) to provide students in-demand,
    industry-related skills.
  • Create and curate high-quality instructional content and online resources to educate students about the
    job market and industry.
  • Coordinate immersive, experiential opportunities including job shadowing and employer treks (student
    visits to employer worksites). Post events on Handshake, coordinate all logistical elements, marketing, and manage communication with
    employer hosts.
  • Work with SECD Marketing team to develop a strategy to raise awareness, generate
    excitement, and drive participation in industry events and programs and increase applications to jobs and internships posted in
  • Promote events and programs to students. Write, edit and review marketing materials, website content and promotional
  • Assist in developing and executing a strategy to connect employers to students around industry and function-specific skills,
    knowledge, and networks.
  • As a member of the Employer and Alumni Engagement team, work to deepen employer engagement and translate
    employer relationships into job and internship opportunities for students.
  • Contribute to managing employers and job postings in
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related experience in industry
    and/or higher education.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to set priorities, manage simultaneous projects,
    work effectively with colleagues, and complete projects on time.
  • Ability to learn, use, and maximize software and technology
    related to career services and program delivery.
  • Experience developing and executing educational, career-related or training
    programs, events, and initiatives.
  • Experience building relationships with external partners and strong customer service
  • Ability to network to develop and maintain an engaged set of key industry contacts.
  • Exceptional communication
    skills and the capacity for working both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job Category: Administrative and Professional

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay: $40,000-$44,000 Annually (DOE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Number: A22285

Desired Start Date: 02/12/2018

Contact Information for Candidates

Susan Kaleita

email: [email protected]

Phone: 626-5084

Open Until Filled: Yes

Review Begins On: 01/02/2018

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of
three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive
an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as
well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona,
we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical
thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking
individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with
a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and
individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national
service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student,
staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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