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College Relations Director


    Position Summary:

    Manage the scholarship program, internship program, and college outreach efforts.

    Responsible To:

    The members of the chapter

    The chapter president

    State council college relations director


    • Develop scholarship application evaluation criteria and design the appropriate materials.
    • Coordinate fundraising efforts to support chapter scholarship funding.
    • Promote the scholarship program and internship program to local colleges and universities.
    • Evaluate applications and recommend recipients.
    • Make recommendations on changes to scholarship program (i.e., scholarship amount, number of recipients).
    • Oversee the internship program.  Send out requests to local HR professionals/chapter members requesting internship postings.  Forward openings to members of local student chapters or to faculty members. 
    • Communicate with local faculty/colleges to provide classroom visits to discuss HR topics, the Chapter, internships/scholarships, SHRM membership, etc.  Act as mentor to college students seeking a career in HR. 
    • Recommend community service projects to be supported by the chapter.
    • Participate in the SHRM College Relations Core Leadership Area conference calls and webcasts.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
    • Represent the chapter in the human resources community.
    • Attend all monthly membership and board of directors meetings.

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