Associate Director for Employer Development

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title
Associate Director for Employer Development
External Link to Posting
Vacancy Number
Position Number
Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
Career Center - 40020
Student Affairs - 40000 Division
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Associate Director for Employer Development leads the design and implementation of an employer development plan to increase internship and employment opportunities for students and alumni.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree is required.

  • In addition, a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in recruitment/human resources, career services, or higher education is needed.

  • Strong teamwork, organizational, program development and interpersonal skills are essential. The successful candidate also must exhibit demonstrated competency to assess, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail; an in-depth understanding and application of best practices in collegiate career services, career trends, workplace changes, impacts of technology and social media; strong computer skills including experience with employer/contact management systems such as Handshake, as well as Microsoft Office suite, and internet research; excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills appropriate for small and large audiences; skills in strategic planning and data analysis, supporting an ability to make complex, independent decisions and programmatic recommendations; ability to travel and work non-standards hours, including some nights and weekends, is required.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • A master’s degree with emphasis in business management, human resources, communications, higher education, career development or related field.

  • Corporate recruiting experience and/or collegiate employer development experience.

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNCW Career Center is a comprehensive career development and resource center dedicated to empowering students and alumni as active participants in their own career development. Compelling programs and services help students as they explore their academic and career options, gain experience and evaluate their options, and engage with the worlds of work and graduate education.

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

Months Per Year
12 Months
Position Type
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions

Job Posting Date
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (HISTORICAL) List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2019-2020)?
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW Facebook Page
    • UNCW Linkedin Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women In Higher Education
    • Other
  2. * Please describe your experience in recruitment/human resources, career services, or higher education and how it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

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