Assistant Director, Employer Relations & Internships
Home Department: Career Center
Employment Type: Regular (Continuous)
Appointment: Staff (12-Month)
The mission of the University Career Center is to collaborate with
faculty, campus colleagues and employers to create a bridge between
college and career by providing career development programming and
services to students and alumni. These programs and services are
designed to empower students to actively explore, pursue and
implement career and education decisions as they seek life-long
The University Career Center provides career services to all
majors. We assist with resumes, cover letters, internships, job
search, graduate school search, and interviewing skills. We
collaborate with a number of university departments, including
Counseling Services, to also provide career counseling and
The Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Internships
provides leadership to the department in partnership with the
Director and the other Assistant Directors who oversee areas such
as career development and pre-professional/graduate school
planning. Supervises a team of 3 Internship Coordinators who work
with students, academic departments, and external agencies. May
serve as a departmental leader in cooperation with other assistant
director(s) and point of contact for staff in the absence of the
director, and manages new and existing employer relationships to
facilitate job and internship opportunities for students. The AD
promotes and plans campus interview days, career fairs, networking
events, and other activities related to professional development.
Manages budgets related to career fairs. The AD works with the
Director to establish, support and maintain partnerships with
alumni relations, leadership programs, and academic departments.
This position leads and supervise liaison relationship between the
Colleges as it pertains to internships and employer relations.
Oversees and trains staff member who manages the university
acadedmic internship paperwork process for a variety of majors,
which includes regular communication with faculty.
Key Functions: Recruitment, Event Planning, Advising
, Supervision, Liaison, Special Projects
Job duties performed for the above function:
Researches potential new employers and conduct in-person, phone,
email, and other types of communication outreach to potential and
existing employer partners to promote on campus recruitment
opportunities such as job postings, campus interviews, resume
collections, career fairs, and professional development activities
to facilitate job and internship opportunities for students.
Maintain and develop existing employer partnerships to enhance
in-person and virtual campus recruitment opportunities. Participate
in networking and professional organizations for the purpose of
promoting GC students to new employment opportunities.
Plans and implements campus interview days, networking events, and
career fairs, to include promoting events to potential
Advice and coach students one-on-one and in group settings to
include but not limited to resume reviews, mock interviews, class
presentations, job search strategies, professional career
Supervise, train, guide, and evaluate staff of 3 full-time
Internship Coordinators and a student assistant who assists with
employer relations. Oversee the university’s academic internship
paperwork process and supervise the Internship Coordinator who
manages the daily process. Provides leadership in the form of
support, mentoring, and training to the staff in partnership with
the director and other assistant directors. Assist the director
with administrative duties such as strategic planning, assessment,
budget and representing the department as needed.
Lead and supervise liaison relationships with the Colleges in
collaboration with Internship Coordinators. Serve as primary
liaison with the College of Business and Alumni Relations.
Communicate with faculty internship coordinators through as part of
the internship paperwork process.
Develop, manage, coordinate, and implement initiatives to enhance
the department. Serve as a member of the Career Center Leadership
Team and work with the director and other assistant directors to
develop relationships with academic departments and employers as
well as to implement the department’s strategic initiative for a
campus wide career services component.
Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling,
Business or related field; AND at least three years of
experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and