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The Flint School of Management is looking for a Career Planning Manager to work with the Dean to maintain and further develop the School's internship program and career development support for its students. The Career Planning Manager aids with the student internship application process and career development. Serve as a liaison between employers, students, and internship faculty advisors. Represents SOM in a variety of activities on-campus including university resource fairs, resume workshops, campus engagements, and other committees. Also helps represent SOM externally at professional networking events and with professional associations (e.g., AICPA, SHRM, AMA). This position serves as a direct contact for employers and alumni to engage with SOM students.
The Career Development Manager will work collaboratively throughout the campus community to build and lead support services focused on expanding career exploration, preparation and opportunities. Through campus, corporate, and community partnerships, this person will develop new career programs, help embed career education into the UM-Flint curricular and co-curricular experience, expand experiential learning and increase connections with employers, alumni and professionals. UM-Flint affirms its commitment to be an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference.
CAREER COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT FOR STUDENTS
Encourage employers to recruit campus graduates. Be a liaison between employers and students to help them find internship opportunities as part of the Career Development Requirement (CDR), and assist in finding employment.
Promote student career development and counsel students individually and as a group concerning employment opportunities and careers. Visit classes, and organize events to promote awareness about the CDR.
Create and conduct workshop programs to inform students of procedures and provide assistance in resume preparation, interviewing techniques and other career development activities. Organize specific workshops that are part of the CDR.
Manage the design and development of publications related to career planning for students.
Coordinate the career development requirement.
Network with employers to recruit on-campus.
Assist with on-campus activities and events.
Coordinate the business internship program.
Collaborate with University Associate Director Office of Student Career Advancement and Success to secure internships and permanent jobs for SOM students.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH ALUMNI IN SUPPORT OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Create a one-to-one mentoring program between alumni and students.
Work with the SOM Dean to create and deliver professional development programs for alumni.
EXTERNAL AND UNIVERSITY ENGAGEMENT
Develop relationships with firms for internships and co-op positions; manage relationships with these firms once internships and co-op positions have been established, and mentor interns and co-op students.
Serve on Campus Committees.
Support Student Organizations by facilitating and coordinating events, tours, and workshops.
Develop a comprehensive database of students and alumni career outcomes in collaboration with Alumni Relations, Information Technology and Institutional Analysis including use of data from LinkedIn, Target X, and other sources.
Train student career counselor intern in tracking the student CDR activities.
At least three years or more experience in working in career development, talent development, or related field.
Demonstrated project management skills: ability to establish priorities and objectives; to gather, classify, categorize, and readily retrieve information to meet deadlines; and clearly communicate with project stakeholders and participants with complementary attention to detail.
Ability to work collegially, cohesively, and productively with faculty, staff, and students, and other internal and external individuals to serve as a representative of the School of Management.
Excellent interpersonal skills required in order to develop strong working relationships with students, staff, and employers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills.
Ability to work independently, exercise initiative and function in a dynamic environment.
Must have deep dedication to customer service, quality management, and a team approach to work.
Experience in higher education setting is desirable.
Master's degree in education, counseling, or related field.
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future.
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
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