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Industry Employment Specialist, CUNY Inclusive Economy (HEOa) - Anthropology, Human Biology

Grand Central, New York
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Biological Anthropology
Full Time
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Industry Employment Specialist, CUNY Inclusive Economy (HEOa) - Anthropology, Human Biology
The Office of Careers & Industry Partnerships (OCIP) at the City University of New York seeks Industry and Employer Engagement Specialists to identify career opportunities and grow hiring pipelines for CUNY students and graduates.
Specialists will engage with employers in defining workforce needs, identifying hiring challenges and opportunities, specifying skills and proficiencies needed to fill available roles, and exploring partnerships to help grow New York's emerging industries.
The Industry Employment Specialist will be based in the Human Biology Program at Hunter College and engage with employers in the healthcare sector. The Human Biology Program takes an integrative and holistic approach to understanding humans and our biology, and students take coursework in anthropology, sociology, public health, biology and psychology. The Industry Employment specialist will create partnerships with the healthcare sector in the New York City area, and work closely with academic advisors to identify career opportunities for our students.
Build a Community:
Secure partnerships with employers offering paid internship, clinical placement, and full-time job opportunities to students with target majors
Continuously cultivate and grow employer relationships
Share employment opportunities and, where appropriate, refer qualified students to employers for specific roles.
Establish a Peer Network:
Coordinate with other industry specialists, campus career offices and CUNY leadership to maximize industry partnerships benefiting the campus and to learn about student and employer needs.
Create Pathways:
Secure paid internships and full-time job offers within target majors for our newest graduates.
Communicate and Improve:
Share knowledge with faculty, advisors, and the broader campus to encourage alignment with in-demand skills
Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.
Ideally, candidates will have one or more of the following:
- Experience in career services or economic or workforce development
- Experience with community and business outreach, ideally in implementing talent acquisition, outreach strategies, and business development
- Understanding of business and recruitment and hiring practices in healthcare
Supports an academic internship program providing career development and professional work experience.
- Acts as liaison between the College and employer sponsors, monitoring the success of students' internship experiences
- Supervises student internships, assuring adherence to related College and governmental policies and regulations
- Creates and conducts orientation sessions and workshops for students in the internship program; coordinates applications, interviews, and placement as part of overall student outreach
- Provides faculty orientation and development related to internship programs
- Implements and evaluates competencies and other success factors
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
Salary commensurate with education and experience($86,645- $99,532)
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website . To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 28194
Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters - also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , -, _ or ç)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please include:
- Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
- Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
- Names and contact information of 3 references
Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.
The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on April 22, 2024. The search will remain open, and screening and review of applications will be ongoing-- until the position is filled. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position(s) remain open after initial round.
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
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Hunter College

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