Director - Industry Relations & Placements - Engineering University (10-15 yrs)

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Our client is looking for Director - Placement & IR, who will be reporting to Vice Chancellor. The person will be working for a well-known & Top Ranking Engineering University with over 38,000 students and more than 2600 faculty across all the campuses, and with around 4000 students.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Director- Industry Relations, so designated in relation to the authority concerned, shall be :

- To prepare a blueprint for Industry- Institute Collaboration for the university

- To formulate the formal agreements as per the university's policies and to satisfy the expectations of various accreditation & ranking agencies and statutory committees

- To serve as a single point of contact of university to provide industry related details for accreditation, ranking agencies, government and other expert committees

- To develop industrial research and consultancy

- To conduct continuing education and updation programs for industrial personnel

- To setup centers of excellence, collaborative laboratories with industries, and specialized testing centers

- To involve industrial personnel in teaching and learning process, curriculum design and to participate on the board / committees

- To contact prospective employers to determine needs and to explain placement service.

- To arrange on-campus interviews between employers and graduating students to facilitate placement of graduates

- To plan for participation / organizing career fairs

- To promote employer visitation and on-campus recruiting efforts and plans and organize on-site employer visits

Requirements/Eligibility :

- Master's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institute

- Preference would be given to candidate having at least 10 years of experience in similar profile with a reputed University / Higher Educational Institution

- Candidates are expected to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and must have an intimate knowledge of the higher education landscape in India and internationally