Employer Relations Specialist (514484)

  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • May 21, 2022
Full Time Human Resources and Personnel

Job Description

Description:

Working Title: Employer Relations Specialist

Classification Title: Student Services Professional III

Posting Details

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, June 5th @ 11:55pm PST

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

Under general direction, the Employer Relations Specialist develops collaborative and supportive working relationships with employers, and assists with recruitment functions, plans, and access to student groups/organizations. Assists employers with utilization of Handshake to schedule job postings, networking sessions, on-campus recruiting, and Career Fair registrations. The incumbent is responsible for logistical planning and support for Career Center events to include career fairs, information sessions, workshops, on-campus recruitment and hospitality arrangements. This position is characterized by assignments requiring the application of a high degree of judgment, persuasiveness, imagination and professional skills and knowledge regarding Career Center services and programs. This position requires considerable administrative planning to develop creative solutions that integrate approaches across organizational lines. The Employer Relations Specialist is also responsible for recognizing and implementing tactics for specific program needs, implementing technology, for communications outreach, and for developing approaches for implementation for student engagement and success.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is near or at the minimum of the classification, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Regular

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: Monday through Friday; 8am - 5pm. Hours may vary depending on department need.

Telecommuting: Hybrid Work Available

Department Information

Career Center Mission: Through a collaborative career development approach, we engage, educate and empower our students and alumni to thrive and successfully contribute to our community, economy and future workforce.

We develop employer and community partnerships to recruit, collaborate with and inform our talented students and alumni.

For more information, visit: https://www.csus.edu/student-life/career-center/

Minimum Qualifications

The following knowledge and abilities as well as those listed at the lower levels in the Student Services Professional series are required for appointment into this classification.

Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior. General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned; general knowledge of individual counseling techniques; general knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, of the organizational procedures and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned. Working knowledge of student services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned.

Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; advise students individually and in groups on complex student related matters; determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature; interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.

Experience:

Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.

A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.

Education:

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.

Required Qualifications

Education
  1. Bachelor's degree

Experience
  1. Experience with conference, trade show or event planning.
  2. Experience and knowledge of Handshake or similar software used specifically for career services and event planning.
  3. Experience providing customer service.
  4. Experience using Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  1. Ability to independently prioritize, plan and organize work in a fast-paced environment.
  2. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.
  4. Thorough knowledge of office systems and ability to use a broad range of technology, systems, and packages.
  5. Strong attention to detail.
  6. Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports, including reporting on events details.
  7. Ability to use social media platforms (e.g., Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn).
  8. Familiarity working with school-based record/data systems/software (example: PeopleSoft).
  9. Ability to understand, interpret and apply moderately complex rules, regulations and procedures.
  10. Experience creating basic promotional materials, such as flyers.
  11. Ability to understand and analyze the nature of problems presented by constituents, present solutions, and project the consequences of alternative courses of action.
  12. Ability to work efficiently and effectively, and to adapt to change in a dynamic work environment.
  13. Ability to organize and plan multiple projects and events with competing demands.
  14. Working knowledge of current job market and employment trends.

Conditions of Employment
  • A background check must be completed satisfactorily after conditional offer.


Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience working in an institution of higher education.
  2. Experience working with employers, vendors, and business clients.
  3. Experience working with databases, website, communications software, social media and/or information systems.
  4. Knowledge of career services management systems, such as Handshake, used for career services and event planning.
  5. Desktop publishing software or graphic design skills.


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter.

Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: " As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement. " As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr-empservices@csus.edu

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

CSU Telecommuting Program

Sacramento State is participating in the CSU Telecommuting Program. The opt-in program is available for positions within the Management Personnel Plan (MPP), Academic Professionals of California (APC) union, or California State University Employees Union (CSUEU). All CSU employees, regardless of telecommuting status, must still comply with the CSU's Out of State Employment Policy.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification

Selected c andidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( i.e . H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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