Assistant Director, International Relationship Manager

Position Summary InformationJob Description Summary The Assistant Director manages all aspects of relationships with international students (clients) and with US students interested in working abroad. Specifically responsible for provides counsel and career education for international students in the career decision-making and employment search processes which includes the creation of workshops, online resources, and an overall strategy for working with international students; generating employment opportunities; establishing a strong working relationship with the undergraduate students, administration, Global Advisory Board and faculty; and assuming liaison responsibilities with student club department/program as designated by the Director. Essential Responsibilities Key Responsibilities: o Design and execute a career services education strategy for international students in collaboration with other members of the Career Education Team. o Responsible for the management of international student (client) book of business with overall responsibility for career preparation and advisor services. Specific advisor services to include, but not limited to: self-assessment analysis, career evaluation, resume services, cover letter development, career strategy action plan, interview preparation, and negotiating skills. Collaborates with other key Babson stakeholders, including but not limited to Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD), Alumni Relations, Alumni Advancement, Global Leadership Marketing, Office of International Programs, and faculty to design and deliver industry specific educational workshops. o Create and execute an overall corporate outreach strategy for companies who hire international students which includes analyzing and using data to influence that strategy for international students. Partner and collaborate with the Employer Relations team, in domestic markets as well as globally to share trends in the employment interest of the international student body and to gather industry specific information. o Manage career education co-curricular programs and workshops specific to international students. o Generate internship and post-graduate employment opportunities for international students; review opportunities and ensure that appropriate communication of the opportunities is achieved. o Maintain a current knowledge of trends and activities in international student issues. o Design and coordinate career-related print and on-line curricular and program materials to support the delivery of Career Management and other programs and workshops pertaining to international students. o Serve as CCD departmental liaison to other campus functions, the Graduate School, and at external functions as designated by the Director. o Provide assistance to employer representatives during recruiting visits including meeting with employer to ensure positive campus visits, to understand needs, and to receive feedback regarding student performance. o Assist with Undergraduate Center for Career Development signature events & programs, including Career Expo, Industry Spotlight Program, Career 101, etc. o Responsible for being involved with off-campus professional organizations and initiatives. o Undertake special projects, as requested by the Director. o Assume additional responsibilities as required, including engagement and collaboration across campus with Clubs & Organizations, Centers, Affinity Groups, etc. Minimum Experience Education Requirements: Minimum Level of Education Required Bachelor's Degree required Minimum Education Working Conditions Additional Required Skills & Abilities o At least 4-6 years corporate experience and/or additional experience in higher education and/or counseling preferred; experience with international students and multi-cultural organizations. o Must have proficiency in either Mandarin or Spanish o Must have strong project management/program development skills o Must have a strong understanding of the unique needs of international students o Must have a strong understanding of undergraduate curriculum and program o Must have a customer service orientation (students, employers, and faculty) o Ability to create educational content for international students related to careers, job search strategy, communication and professionalism o Must be proactive, self-motivated, and self-starter/entrepreneurial spirit o Must have strong career advising/counseling skills o Must have excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills o Must be a team player who can work with all constituencies o Ability to influence and motivate o Envisions and proposes new methods to perform tasks that support Entrepreneurial Thought & Action (ET&A); takes thoughtful risks; and accepts new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results o Anticipates and embraces change; demonstrates willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions. o Must have strong technical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); and experience with online media tools such a Canva and Powtoon Working Conditions: o Evenings (average of 1-2/week) and occasional weekends during the busy recruiting cycle; some domestic and international travel required. o Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver's License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College's insurer's criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College's vehicle training program within the first 60 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee's driving record based on the College insurer's criteria; and safety training as required by management. Additional Experience, Skills & Abilities: o Business background strongly preferred Posting Number 205-2017
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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