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The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine offers three dynamic MBA programs – plus PhD, specialty masters and undergraduate business degrees – that prepare business leaders for our digitally driven world. Through our programs, students acquire the exceptional ability to grow their organizations through strategic innovation, analytical decision-making, digital information technology and collaborative execution. While the Merage School is relatively young, it has quickly grown to rank consistently among the top five percent of all business programs worldwide through exceptional student recruitment, world-class faculty, a strong alumni network and close relationships with both individual business executives and global corporations. The Merage School Career Center (MSCC) provides career management services for students within the school's undergraduate, specialty masters and MBA programs. Designed around a holistic approach to career design and job search strategies, the MSCC provides a modern mix of career insights, personalized and group coaching, career management resources and business/alumni connections for students to cultivate and build a purposeful and rewarding career upon graduation and beyond.


The Associate Director of Employer Relations is a skilled client services professional who strengthens and manages multifaceted relationships with corporate representatives to deliver a highly customized and responsive career employment program for graduate and undergraduate business students. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Director also delivers targeted corporate relations activities including campus recruiting, resume referrals, career fairs, site visits, industry nights and other career events that lead to internship and full-time employment geared to specialty masters and undergrad recruiting with a specialty knowledge of accounting recruitment. This job function also provides the Career Center with job market trends and insights through ongoing outreach to company representatives and alumni; generates reports that support corporate outreach strategy and industry/function-focused career coaching to students; and manages the employer relations CRM.

Organization: UCI Paul Merage School of Business
Location: Irvine,  CA 
United States
Salary: commensurate with experience
Posting Start Date: 9/16/2021
Date Posted: 9/16/2021



5 years of related experience.

Bachelor’s degree

Ability to effectively develop and deliver superior, customized services to employers

Ability to develop new relationships with companies who have the potential for hiring MPAc and other Specialty Masters and Business Administration students for internships and full-time job opportunities. Extensive knowledge of university employment market, specifically accounting, finance, and general business. Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills. Ability to conceptualize, develop and coordinate events and programs (virtual and live). Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.




Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.

Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Strong interpersonal skills are required to maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of clients including recruiters, alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

Recruiting related experience preferred.

1+ years of experience in higher education preferred

Prior public accounting experience is highly preferred. 


Special Conditions Required:


Some evenings and weekend work required.



Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Status: This listing expires on: 11/15/2021
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Organization Information
UCI Paul Merage School of Business
4293 Pereira Drive, SB1 Suite 4600

Irvine,  CA 92697
United States
(949) 824-2663
Tonie Zhu