About us :
The Rotman School of Management is part of the University of Toronto, a global centre of research and teaching excellence at the heart of Canada’s commercial capital.
Rotman is a catalyst for transformative learning, insights and public engagement, bringing together diverse views and initiatives around a defining purpose : to create value for business and society. Visit rotman.utoronto.ca
Your opportunity :
Central to realizing the School’s vision is the development of quality, high-level external partnerships with corporate sectors to ensure long-term relationships with the top business firms in the world and Canada.
The Career Services team provides support to all students across nine program areas to ensure that they are fully supported in their career planning, professional development and job search activities.
As an Industry Advisor, you will be responsible for developing partnerships with new industry contacts as well as managing and expanding relationships of existing corporate partners.
You will be a leader in your industry portfolio with a deep understanding of the industry(ies), organizations who make up your portfolio and the various jobs and careers available within these organizations that are suitable for Rotman educated students.
Your responsibilities will include :
Building and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and partners of strategic importance
Identifying, fostering and maintaining relationships with potential and existing employers
Fostering positive relationships with alumni
Developing plans that support corporate outreach initiatives
Developing plans that support and enhance career services program visibility
Promoting programs and service offerings to internal and / or external contacts
Conducting market research and analysis to uncover employment opportunities
Liaising with contacts to identify opportunities for industry collaborations
Essential Qualifications :
Master's Degree in a related field (e.g. Human Resources) or acceptable combination of equivalent education and experience.
Minimum five years progressively more senior experience in the industry sector(s) of focus in a recruiting, human resources function and / or a line role where a broad understanding of careers, jobs, the business sector and its competitors was gained
Experience in coaching, developing strategic business development plans, developing and implementing programs and events, relationship management and project management is required
Experience in sourcing and managing industry projects and / or practicums in required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong emphasis on influencing skills
Outstanding organizational ability; ability to work independently, to set priorities and work schedule to meet deadlines
Demonstrated decision-making skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Thorough knowledge and understanding of coaching, job search skills and presentation skills
Outstanding customer service focus essential and an ability to relate well to the highly diverse and demanding communities of students and businesses
Knowledge of international job market and cultural differences which influence career success
Must have a good understanding of the graduate business student and employer job market
Tact, discretion, sensitivity to confidential matters
Able to work effectively with a wide variety of people at different levels of the University and with external stakeholders
Strong computer skills; good knowledge of MS Office and an understanding of how to use databases effectively
Assets (Nonessential) :
Experience in campus recruiting for graduate business students
To be successful in this role you will be :