Employer Relations Coordinator Advising and Career Center (Internal Candidates Only)
Deadline for Applications is 11/08/2020

Code: 16747 Posted: 10/28/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Employer Relations Coordinator.

Develops a comprehensive employer recruiting communication strategy, cultivates key partnerships, and establishes an extended professional network to effectively promote and market students, alumni, and programs to local, regional, and national employers. Employer relationship development will include increasing employer understanding of UW-Parkside academic programs, services, and student characteristics, as well as engaging employers in students’ career development process through participation in fairs, on-campus presentations, mock interviews, resume reviews, job shadows, and related programming.

Essential Job Functions


  • Serves as a point of contact for prospective employers providing advice and information about recruitment, engagement, hiring students, and addressing their needs
  • Schedules logistics and secures resources for on-campus recruiting activities
  • Proactively develops relationships and working knowledge of relevant industries
  • Provides students with information about internship opportunities, career planning, and/or employment opportunities and/or coaches students through the recruiting process
  • Participates in the campus-wide career services community providing input to leadership regarding the development of advising, recruitment, and co/curricular programs

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Working knowledge of career development strategies and employers’ recruiting methods
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team of colleagues
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, and implement projects of varying size and scope, including campus-wide events
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple work assignments
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective professional working relationships with individuals at all organizational levels on campus and in the surrounding community
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct presentations for groups of varying sizes
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply regulations, policies, guidelines, and procedures

Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of three years experience in a college/university career services or related office
  • Demonstrated knowledge of career development theories and best practices
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation to allow for off-campus visits to regional employers and community partners
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and employers
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and emails of three professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 8, 2020 are ensured full consideration.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 11/08/2020

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