The George Mason University, University Career Services is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for the Employer Relations Coordinator position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About University Career Services:
University Career Services is dedicated to helping students identify and pursue opportunities where they can make a positive impact in a complex and quickly evolving world. In partnership with our strong network of employers, alumni, and faculty, we are able to break down barriers and successfully connect students with meaningful opportunities in their industries of interest to help them reach their full potential and advance not only themselves socio-economically, but their families too.
About the Position:
The Employer Relations Coordinator will be committed to activities which support Mason's diverse community including attracting and promoting employers committed to equity and inclusion.
Provide excellent frontline customer service to employers interested in recruiting at Mason and enforcing employer recruiting and student conduct policies;
Manage and coordinate Signature Recruiting Events including, but not limited to, the On-Campus Interview Program, Practice Interview Days and Resume Clinic, which involves aspects of scheduling, room reservations, ordering supplies, marketing/outreach, event registration, check-in/out procedures and evaluation;
Maintain full responsibility for managing and approving new employer accounts and job/internship positions in the Handshake database;
Assume managerial responsibility of and strategic vision for the involvement of student worker(s) assigned to the Employer Relations Team;
Proactively seek new and innovative methods for providing enhanced services to our employer partners and on-campus recruiters;
Attend and actively participate in all team, departmental, University Life division trainings, meetings, initiatives, and other events in support of the overall mission of the university;
Serve on cross-functional center teams, assisting with strategic planning initiatives, and maintaining key liaison relationships with University constituents.
Outstanding customer service skills to meet the needs of students, employers and Mason staff;
Professional demeanor and customer-focused approach;
Strong communication skills for communicating processes and policies, with ability to give presentations;
Technical proficiency including data entry, records management and report generation using Handshake database, Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint;
Capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines and to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously;
Attention to detail;
Strong phone and email etiquette;
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills in order to establish and maintain working relationships with employers and the office/campus community;
Ability to develop and maintain effective professional relationships;
Strong initiative and ability to work independently;
Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse population.
Bachelor Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Previous experience working in customer service, administrative assistant/receptionist, events management and/or higher education roles;
Demonstrated experience in day-to-day administration, evaluation, and improvement of programs;
Ability to compile, write, and present reports;
Experience with data entry and records management;
Knowledge of career management software.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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Internal Number: 50061
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.