Assistant Director Undergraduate Job Shadow Program
University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

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Position: Assistant Director Undergraduate Job Shadow Program
Term: 12-month, Fixed Term
Reports to: Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Closing: Review of applications begins April 30, 2013; Open until filled
General Position Description:

The Lundquist College of Business seeks an Assistant Director for its new Job Shadow Program. The Lundquist College of Business has over 4,000 undergraduate students and more than 25,000 undergraduate business alumni.

The Assistant Director will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the Job Shadow Program. Candidates for this position must have a proven track record of successful program building, experience working with students or interns, and an understanding of corporate recruitment practices. The Assistant Director will be responsible for developing and managing a program that matches students with professionals (employer sponsors) in their area of interest for a one-day job shadow experience. The Assistant Director will also be collaborating with Career Services and the Centers of Excellence on adding employer sponsors into our base of potential employers of LCB graduates. In addition, the Assistant Director will be responsible for working with faculty to design and integrate career exploration curriculum into pre-business and business major curricula. For more information about the college and its programs visit: Lundquist College of Business

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop a strategy and operational plan for the Job Shadow Program, focusing on the integration of career planning into pre-business and business major curricula.
  • Develop short and long-term strategic goals for the Job Shadow Program.
  • Collaborate with faculty on the integration and design of a curriculum that will integrate seamlessly into preexisting pre-business and business curricula.
  • Recruitment of alumni, industry leaders and employers as sponsors for the Job Shadow Program.
  • Collaborate with LCB Career Services and the Centers of Excellence to expand potential base of employer sponsors for the program.
  • Develop, plan, implement and coordinate events to connect various populations of students with industry leaders, human resource managers, and alumni.
  • Collaborate with Centers of Excellence and LCB Career Services to develop a program to engage alumni in mentoring students.
  • Recruit and assist LCB undergraduate students (business majors and pre-business) with identifying and securing a job shadow experience and beginning their career planning process.
  • Track and maintain contact with students who have participated in the Job Shadow Program.
  • Maintain and report data on engagement with alumni, other corporate sponsors, and students.
Final candidate must successfully complete a criminal background check.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of four years of related experience in human resources or marketing, corporate recruitment, business administration or career services.
  • A proven track record of developing and building successful programs (e.g. internship programs)
  • Experience working with college students and/or interns and ability to assess individual capabilities.
  • Knowledge of and experience in recruiting/staffing and engagement of business professionals.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Professionalism, adaptability, and initiative.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and effective manner with faculty, administrators, students, alumni, and business people at all levels of an organization.
  • A commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
  • An advanced degree (e.g. business or higher education/student affairs) from an accredited university.
  • Experience working in a Business School.
  • Higher education experience.
Salary: $52,000-$62,000 depending on experience and qualifications

Application Procedures: Submit a cover letter, resume, names and contact information for 3 professional references to .

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