UAPB CONTROLLERS OFFICE
Office of Career Services
PROJECT-PROGRAM SPECIALIST/JOB DEVELOPER
The Project-Program Specialist/Job Developer works under the immediate supervision of the Director. The job developer is responsible for developing relationships with employers in the state of Arkansas; coordinating with Career Coaches to successfully screen and match students with the job based on employer qualifications; providing on-going retention services and supports to both the employer and student; scheduling daily prospecting/ research/cold calls and face-to- face meetings with employers to discuss summer internships and Cooperative Education opportunities; achieving quarterly and annual placement goals; maintaining relationships with existing employers, internal customers, and establishing relationships with new employers; collecting data from employers related to job opportunities including job requirements and skills; making necessary follow-up with employers within two weeks after students are placed; and performing other duties as assigned or necessary. This position is funded in part by a grant from Title III.
Bachelor’s degree and two to five years of professional work experience that includes previous experience in higher education in an employment, placement, recruiting environment; Master’s degree and previous experience with Career Services or Cooperative Education preferred.
Ability to meet deadlines and to work effectively with a diverse group of employers, faculty, staff and community leaders; strong time management skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and also within a team; ability to effectively market and represent the program in a professional manner and appearance; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; experience in Human Resource Management, recruitment and sales experience is a plus.
Submit an application, resume, transcript(s), and three reference letters to:
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Drive
Mail Slot #4942
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
Application packages may be e-mailed to: email@example.com.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
UAPB is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer, and participates in E-Verify Employer”
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