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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Please note this is a 12 month appointment.
The Lead Industry Specialist - Marketing & CPG is an integral member of the Weston Career Center team accountable for end-to-end career outcomes and student hiring success within assigned industry by proactively managing employer relationships, overseeing student preparation (technical as well as input on classroom preparation), and identifying and managing towards industry hiring trends.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and manage relationships with employers (recruiters, mid-level managers, executives) as proactive account manager to successfully connect industry relationships with Olin students seeking employment and internships.
Collaborate with Corporate Relations / senior administrators, Washington University Career Center in building/maintaining relationships with senior executives of major corporate sponsors of Olin.
Develop and manage relationships with senior executives of major corporate sponsors of Olin in conjunction with Corporate Relations, senior administrators and Washington University Career Center.
Develop and Manage relationships, in conjunction with A & D, to leverage relationships with alumni working in assigned industries.
Create, and implement data tools to provide analytics for specific industries related to preparation, student satisfaction, industry trends and student success.
Collaborate with faculty to advise on and develop appropriate industry education programs in faculty’s specialty.
Work with platform leads to ensure faculty are aware of changing employer needs and assist in curriculum changes as needed to better prepare students.
Develop, lead/direct technical interview preparation for students.
Develop programs and oversee specialized interview knowledge & prep for students (executed by specialized coaches and/or external contractors).
Provide advising and career education in employment search and preparation process� (approximately 20% of the time).
Provide regular updates on employer engagement to WUCC.
Provide regular updates on corporate engagement to Corporate Relations and Alumni &Development.
Provide target employer lists to Business Development group.
Supervise Industry Specialists in assigned industry to manage workflow, performance management and assure student needs are met.
Bachelor's degree plus 7 years of work experience in corporate or higher education career development.
Master’s degree in business or related field.
Extensive experience within a given business related industry.
The hiring range for this position is $50,895 - $66,144 annually.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Olin School of Business. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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