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Title Manager, Industry Liaison Office
Division Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies
Category Administrative Staff
Type Temporary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary $66,275 – $82,844
Band 10
Campus Casa Loma
Effective Date ASAP to July 14, 2014
Duties Reporting to the Dean for the Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies (CCET), the Industry Liaison Manager is accountable for the development, management and stewardship of relations between CCET and its’ employer partners, current and potential student groups and other College departments such as Marketing and Communications, Alumni Relations and Career Services.
 
  • Advises the Dean of the CCET on strategic growth and development opportunities, such as involvement in industry events, developing Alumni relationships, opportunities to support students through their accomplishments, activities to increase student engagement and the College’s path to leadership value of developing workplace ready graduates.
  • Manages the planning, delivery and evaluation of student engagement events.
  • Directs and manages the delivery and the marketing of all field placement and co-op programs and student/graduate employment related activities for the CCET including the launching of new and the execution of existing field or co-op program components.
  • Responsible to expand employer contacts, attract high number of students to the CCET and increase student satisfaction via effective event management.
  • Directs and manages the execution of several events such as orientation, information sessions, career fairs, and trade shows.
  • Represents CCET and GBC at external industry events and visits to promote students and new graduates.
  • Represents the College at external bodies such as Heads of Co-op.
  • Develops opportunities for students to get involved with industry such as Industry Student Chapters and brings Industry Associations on campus.
  • Manages, trains, hires and supports staff development of Industry Liaison Support staff including setting goals and priorities for each team member; conducts regular performance management and evaluation.
  • Supports Industry Partners with their hiring needs by providing a high level of service in recruiting new graduates.
  • Creates and develops Industry Newsletter (three times annually).
  • Leads the Division’s public relations strategy in collaboration with Marketing and Communications.
  • Liaises with Academic Chairs and Program Coordinators; develops policy and procedures to ensure standards are maintained.
  • Provides support for graduating students and works with other departments to support Career Readiness.
  • Develops and/or manages Recruitment Tools such as calendar galleys, website content, GBTV or podcast episodes.
Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a management capacity which would include customer service, supervision, industry experience, marketing/sales and event management; experience in employment advising/ career development.
  • Four year degree in Business Administration, Marketing Management, Technology Management or related discipline is required.
  • Employment advising/career development training preferred.
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license is required.
  • Thorough understanding of the post-secondary education system in Ontario.
  • Knowledge of college level technology programs.
  • Knowledge of industry employer requirements and the ability to link employer requirements with College programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent relationship building and customer service skills.
  • Ability to develop and operationalize strategies working in teams with staff, peers and outside stakeholders.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Proficient in the use of databases related to field placement, student information and financial systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and budget targets.
  • Strong leadership, consulting and coaching skills.
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience in managing unionized staff preferred.
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter combined in one (1) document.
 
George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 13-041
Closing Date Open Until Filled