Building the Pathway - Ensuring the pipeline of talent for the construction industry
The demand for well-prepared builders, innovators and leaders in the construction industry continues to grow at a rapid pace. Identified as the critical need for success and growth in the industry, executives from leading companies have come together to pilot a partnership with ASU, dedicating funding for a recruitment position within the Del E. Webb School of Construction. Initiated to build a stronger pipeline of talent for the construction industry through community awareness, the collaborative work of the recruiter and the industry community has grown the Del E. Webb School of Construction by over 340 students.
In order to build on this success and continue the work needed to highlight the pathways to careers in the construction community, the DEWSC Industry Executive Committee and their 18 companies ask you to join in their support to secure the future of the Del E. Webb School of Construction recruitment position for at least the next 3 years, with the ultimate goal of building up the fund to where it becomes an endowed position. Together, funding for the role will go to support the direct salary of the position and off-set expenses for the implementation of community outreach efforts.
The Del E. Webb School of Construction Recruiter Position
Dedicated to expanding the reach of the construction industry and engaging students and industry partners each year, the recruiter position leads the outreach to students and industry around the strengths and rewards of a career in construction management through multiple activities including:
Planning, building, and creating student recruitment strategies
Engaging and visiting with middle school, high school, community college and internal ASU students interested in joining the the field of construction
Planning and coordinating K-12, community college and industry visits to ASU
Designing, developing and creating media including direct and social media campaigns, articles, stories and promotional materials
Connecting industry to partnered recruitment and skills building engagement opportunities including classes, safety training and credentialing opportunities
Supporting ASU student organizations and competitions
Dedicating a full time role to this work is critical for our continued success, the growth of the school and the growth of the talent pipeline. We are seeking to secure this role for three years and ensure we have the ability to make it through uncertain times. We look forward to working with you and building the community of support together. As a group, this funding is well within reach and will support the growth in the talent pipelines to match the needs in the industry.
Given annually for a period of 3 years, your support will help build the future talent needed to drive continued success and contribute to endowed and annual support of the Del E. Webb School of Construction Recruiter position. Funding will be used to support the direct salary of the position and off-set expenses for the implementation of our community outreach efforts.
Annual support levels
Leadership Level - $30,000+
Gold Level - $15,000
Maroon Level - $10,000
Pitchfork Level - $5,000
Supporter - $1,000
The Del E. Webb School of Construction
The Del E. Webb School of Construction is housed in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE), one of the seven Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. SSEBE is not only home to the Construction Management and Technology and Construction Engineering Programs, but also the Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Sustainable Engineering Programs. This unique collaboration enables our faculty, students, alumni, and industry partners to help address and solve issues related to the construction and sustainability of the built environment in our communities, both locally and globally.