Position: The Harbert College of Business seeks to hire an individual in the role of Program Champion for the Department of Marketing. The Program Champion is a critical player in the College's pursuit of providing a superior student experience that produces highly desired graduates. Reporting to the Chair of the Marketing Department, the Program Champion integrates academic requirements, employer needs, professional development, and student preferences into a holistic program that promotes student entry into their chosen career field.
Specifically, the Program Champion will:
Actively mentor students in understanding of their career aspirations, and serve as instructor overseeing the development, coordination, and execution of student internships.
Design and deliver the major-specific Professional Development Course that builds on previous college-wide courses and prepares students for their intern and job search processes. There may be additional teaching opportunities available in the marketing area.
Define, implement, and maintain an employer development model that grows the quality and quantity of full-time job opportunities. Develop student organizations and/or programming that promote student/employer engagement and expose students to the demands of the workplace.
Develop, implement, and maintain appropriate data collection and reporting mechanisms for intern and job placements, salaries, employer engagements, etc.
Work collaboratively with the Office of Professional and Career Development, the Office of Academic Advising, and other Program Champions to create efficient, consistent, and supportive approaches to student success.
Utilize the Salesforce CRM platform as the single system of record for constituency engagement.
The Program Champion is a 12-month non-tenure-track faculty position.
About the College and University: The Raymond J. Harbert College of Business has a strong tradition of producing highly desired graduates and generating knowledge that drives diverse business thought and sustainable business practice. The college and its programs consistently rank among the nation's best public undergraduate and graduate business programs. The Harbert College has experienced steady enrollment growth in recent years and currently serves over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students through six academic departments offering both undergraduate majors and multiple Master's and PhD options. In addition, the college raised over $130 million in private support during the most recent
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