Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
About the College
At the University of Cincinnati College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS), we believe that experiential learning and career education are essential components of higher education. In support of this, we develop and deliver innovative, high-impact courses, programs, and services that foster students' personal and professional development as dynamic, thoughtful, global citizens. Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS) faculty and staff have earned UC the distinction of being U.S. News and World Report's (2023) #1 public university for co-ops and internships.
Responsible for the development of external partnerships for the various experiential learning programs. These programs include co-op, academic internship, micro-internship, and full-time employment opportunities as well as academic experiences such as UC Forward, Undergraduate Research, and Service Learning for students.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Generate leads for new job development through alumni networks, industry research, and on-campus partnerships and assist faculty in follow-up.
Work with faculty and administrators to execute an employer engagement strategy and best practices as it relates to employer retention– this may include employer appreciation events and coordinating touchpoints with employer partners. Work with faculty and administration to develop alumni relationships as they relate to future employer development.
Cultivate, build, and maintain relationships with employer partners to ensure effective employer management. Work with faculty and student ambassadors to promote new opportunities. Assist in developing and implementing a partnership on-boarding strategy.
Develop strong relationships with external organizations. Learn and understand the process and needs for each co-op offering as well as other programs. Develop an understanding of employer metrics, best practices, relationship history, and industry language.
Support faculty in evaluating job opportunities for suitability as an academic learning experience by conducting company research and prospecting phone-calls.
Support the development of an employer support and re-engagement strategy with faculty and administration that seeks to bring back Legacy employers.
Support the development of strategic employer engagement plans by providing data and reports on employer hiring practices and trends. Meet directly with employers to discuss company hiring needs and develop university partnerships. Occasional local and out-of-state travel may be required.
Assist in the coordination of all relevant job-related events and support employer engagement events.
Lead external and internal teams focusing on job development and employer engagement efforts for specific geographic areas and specific industry sectors, nationally and internationally. Assist in the planning and coordination of strategic job development travel and coordinating debriefing sessions on job development.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
A valid driver's license.
One (1) year of relevant experience.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $40,000 - $42,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an of award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.