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Boston University ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, INDUSTRY OUTREACH, Questrom School of Business in BOSTON, Massachusetts




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The Associate Director will provide tactical and logistical support to the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) Executive Director in the development and management of employer relationships, for the purpose of enhancing and expanding employment opportunities for the MSBA students. The Associate Director will help increase, maintain and enhance strong relationships with key employers, alumni, faculty, staff and students in order to develop important networks and keep abreast of employer needs.

Key goals are to:

  • Increase opportunities for students to interview with companies both on-campus and off-campus, by effectively marketing the MSBA program at the Questrom School of Business to targeted companies.

  • Conduct research among prospective and current recruiters that clearly identifies their needs and how to best meet them; share information, analysis, and ideas from the marketplace with fellow staff members for the purpose of better preparing students in their chosen career paths. Additionally, the Associate Director will work with the specialty masters career coaches to enhance and support job search strategies and connections for the MSBA students.

The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.

Required Skills

  • Bachelors Degree required

  • Aptitude to develop new industry relationships across industry sectors (finance, consulting, technology, healthcare, retail, and consumer goods, travel and entertainment)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to confidently engage mid to senior-level executives

  • High level of initiative and the ability to self-direct is required

  • Knowledge of, and interest in graduate business education

  • Ability to work nights and weekends occasionally/as needed. In addition, the following skills and experience would be preferred:

  • Some relevant industry experience

  • Skilled in data analysis, experience with CRM systems (e.g. Salesforce, Hubspot) and related tools (Trello, Slack, Handshake) preferred

  • Interest or prior experience with the broader field of data analytics, business analytics, and data science

Must include a cover letter to be considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.