University Relations Specialist

| Chicago


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Motorola Solutions Inc. has a fantastic opportunity for a passionate, savvy and self motivated University Relations Specialist to join our Intern and University Relations team and help us build a diverse, high-performing workforce that creates technologies and services that make our communities safer.
Our business is dynamic, innovative and at the forefront of the industry - and our HR team mirrors this in every aspect. Working at Motorola Solutions as a University Relations Specialist will give you an opportunity to help build and nurture student relationships as well as key university and external partners keeping diversity and inclusion top of mind. We help our people be their best in the moments that matter and ensuring managers and employees have the tools and resources to be successful on campus is key! It's been an exciting year of transformation and we are looking for an energized and creative team player that wants to help us continue to drive significant changes and to elevate Motorola Solutions campus recruitment efforts.
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Job Description

This role is based at our Headquarters in the West Loop of Chicago, with easy access to Union and Ogilvie train stations. Reporting to the Internship Program and University Relations Manager, the University Relations Specialist will perform a variety of activities in support of the company’s campus recruitment strategy for interns and new graduates. This position is a 3-6 month contract to hire.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist with registering employees for events, coaching attendees, and distributing event materials events 
  • Help facilitate the appropriate diverse selection of recruiters/team members attending Career Fairs/Campus Events
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition Team to ensure attendees have all the necessary events information
  • Update and manage career fair and events tracker and internal campus recruiting landing page
  • Research, identify, develop and maintain relationships with career service representatives, diverse on campus student groups, faculty and other key stakeholders
  • Plan and execute campus events for recruitment and relationship building (i.e., information sessions, resume review, mock interviewing, etc.)
  • Assist with developing and maintaining keep warm and outreach communications for newly identified university and external partners (i.e., career service representatives, key faculty, club leaders and other key stakeholders, diversity organizations)
  • Research, identify, develop and maintain relationships with external campus organizations and partners keeping diversity and inclusion top of mind
  • Assist with managing the Employee Brand Ambassador Program
  • Assist with compiling the year-end results summary to HR leadership
  • Think outside the box on creative ways to engage with students and be prepared to present those ideas
  • Provide additional support where needed to the University Relations Specialist

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years of work experience, preferably in campus recruitment or program coordinator
  • Strong attention to detail; very organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to plan and organize effectively
  • Ability to make sound recommendations
  • Knowledge of Google and Microsoft applications

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years of work experience, preferably in campus recruitment or program coordinator

Travel Requirements
10-25%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is 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, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
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Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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Commuter Benefits
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Parking
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Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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