Assistant Director, Employer Relations (Relationship Manager-Consulting) in the Career Management Center
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 517850
Job Type: Officer of Administration
End Date if Temporary:
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Reporting to the Director, Employer Relations, the Assistant Director serves as the relationship manager for employers in the following industries interested in recruiting Columbia Business School talent: Consulting, Healthcare, Consumer Packaged Goods, and Retail & Luxury Goods. In addition to providing daily customer service to meet the needs of existing recruiters who utilize on-campus recruiting, the Assistant Director is responsible for proactive outreach and cultivation of new relationships, based on student interest and market insights.
Manage relationships with assigned on-campus employers, and work with individual company interview needs, including management of candidate schedules and the facilitation of event requests.
Liaise with students about the recruiting process and specific interview schedules, accommodate special needs, and work to negotiate conflicts arising among students or between students and companies.
Schedule post-season employer meetings with local on-campus recruiting partners to review strategy, identify best practices, share student feedback and gather employer perspective for input on structuring future recruiting activities.
Under the direction of the Senior Associate Director, conduct outreach to targeted firms that do not typically maintain a regular on-campus recruiting relationship with CBS. Utilize consultative approach to help employers achieve success. Customize support to best match employer needs and resources when possible, while working within established School policies.
Conduct business development meetings, attend conferences and support student-led treks, which requires occasional travel.
Maintain knowledge of current industry trends, job profiles and recruiting channels to better educate student clubs and fellow CMC staff through presentations and development of written material. Partner with CMC Advisors, Coaches and Fellows as part of industry teams.
Work with team members to assist with office-wide events such as Recruiters??? Day and career fairs, as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor???s degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum 2-4 years related experience required.
Demonstrated strong organizational and interpersonal skills needed. Strong facility with Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. Ability to manage relationships and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders at various levels. Strong customer service and trouble-shooting orientation. Proven ability to excel in a high-volume environment. Ability to balance independent delivery of work with strong teamwork/collaborative orientation. Ability to work flexible, long hours, early mornings/late evenings on a seasonal basis.
Previous experience in Consulting, Healthcare, Consumer Packaged Goods, or Retail & Luxury Goods. Prior experience with recruiting on either the university or company side. Understanding of the MBA marketplace highly desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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