Tracking Code800050 Job Description
The University of Denver is building an advancement enterprise that mirrors the excellence of our great institution. Advancement efforts at DU have a tremendous impact through our relationships with DU's remarkable students, dedicated donors, inspiring alumni, engaged families, and wonderful friends. DU is committed to building and fostering a culture of deep engagement and philanthropy in support of our institution as we implement the DU IMPACT 2025 vision. As a part of that effort, we are continuing to grow a team of collaborative, curious, results-oriented, and mission-driven advancement professionals who value inclusivity and who possess a deep respect for one another and for our shared profession.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Employer Connections, the Employer Connections Coordinator will partner with faculty, primarily in the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, on senior design and class projects. This individual will serve as the key intake point for all college specific projects with which a corporate partnership is desired. The coordinator will summarize all known capstone and curricular projects on a weekly basis and share with the advancement team in order to garner corporate partnerships on projects. The primary point of connection to the external community will be through the Assistant Director of Employer Connections dedicated to STEM. Occasionally, ideas for projects may be originated by our external partners. In these cases, the coordinator will serve as intake for requests from corporations as well.
This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.
Partner with faculty to capture key information for proposed projects, including
Scope and description of project
Amount of students involved
Skills the students can bring to a project
Faculty involvement in project
As directed, partner with external partners to capture proposed projects, including:
Title and 2-3 line description of project, or general area in which they'll work
Number of students, class level and major desired (e.g., two computer engineers, one electrical engineer, and one mechanical engineer; juniors, seniors, and grad students okay for all positions)
Residency and clearance requirements, if applicable
Essential skills for each student's role
3 desirable, but not essential, skills for each student's role
Key contacts (engineering supervisor, executive champion, HR contact)
Serve as a key communicator about projects progress, scope and description of active projects.
Engage with faculty project sponsors to track employer course visits to ensure Employer Connections team members are informed and available.
Partner with the Career Advisor liaison for the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science to propose best practices for student preparation and follow up for course projects. Share these best practice materials with faculty partners to ensure coordination.
Closely track employer project sponsorship activity and coordinate with the Employer Connections team to engage these organizations in other talent pipeline opportunities on campus such as career fairs, on-campus interviews and networking events.
Serve as an active and collaborative partner to all central and unit-based advancement functions and campus colleagues to foster strategic, effective, and collaborative advancement practices.
Model "One DU" leadership.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Outstanding attention to detail and commitment to quality.
Exceptional organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal, written and organizational skills.
An understanding and attitude of partnership and customer service; ability to be very flexible and quickly adapt to change.
Must be able to manage time effectively, particularly while managing competing priorities.
Willingness to take initiative, keep a positive attitude, and maintain a professional demeanor.
Adept at problem-solving, critical thinking, and using sound judgment in situations that that require sensitivity and tact.
Sense of curiosity and intuitive drive to ask questions to learn more about projects and ideas.
Ability to track projects and summarize progress.
3 or more years administrative or other office experience.
Previous experience connecting diverse entities and understanding the needs of multiple constituencies.
Part-time, 20 hours per week.
Full-days, 1-3 days per week.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 8, 2018
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The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law are not taken into account in any employment decision.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
DepartmentAdvancement Service (410100)Position TypePart-TimeSalary17.50 - 20.00 USD
University Of Denver