Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Surrey, BC (10 months ago)

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The Career Development Centre at KPU is currently accepting applications for an Employer Relations Assistant. This position is full-time (35 hours per week) and based at the Surrey campus, but will also involve travel to other KPU campuses and offsite employer and community events.

The key responsibility of this role will be to conduct labour market and industry research to identify possible employer/KPU partnerships, events, activities and job opportunities, and to serve as a front-line contact for employers with potential new postings or inquiries. The Employer Relations Assistant also organizes and/or assists with employer and community partner events, and provides ongoing administrative support to the Employer Relations Strategist.

The successful candidate is exceptional at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships, and will interact with employers and collaborate with KPU staff and faculty to support employer development activities. The individual must demonstrate an ability to accurately research and apply findings to assigned projects. The ability to work in a flexible, self-directed and pro-active manner is essential.

Minimum qualifications include: completion of a post-secondary diploma, preferably in Business Management, Communications or Marketing, and experience with contact management or CRM systems (Symplicity preferred), web page maintenance and social media platforms. Demonstrated understanding of the current BC industry and labour market trends is required.

Must be able to work on multiple campuses, with flexibility for occasional evening work. Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is preferred.

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Employer Relations Assistant

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Please forward your cover letter and resume to employ@kpu.ca quoting competition number 19-197R.

To help us process your application as quickly as possible, ensure your email subject line is written using the following format: Last Name-First Name, Competition Number XXXX. For example, “Doe-John, Competition Number XXXX

Please submit a separate email and resumé for each competition to which you are applying. Ensure you have clearly marked each email and resumé with your last name, first name, and the appropriate competition number.

Screening of applicants will begin on Thursday, October 10th, 2019. However, this posting will remain open until filled.

The University welcomes and encourages applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email.

We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with KPU. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, students, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of the University. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.