Associate Director of Employer Engagement
Commensurate with experience
Standard University business hours
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Unionized Position Code
The Office of Career Services & Experiential Learning at the
School of Information Studies seeks candidates for the position of
Associate Director of Employer Engagement & Experiential
Learning to grow and expand the current student, employer, and
alumni engagement efforts for iSchool students. Reporting to the
Executive Director of Career Services & Experiential Learning,
the Associate Director will collaborate with the Advancement and
Alumni Relations teams to strategically cultivate and strengthen
communication with and between employers, students, and alumni for
internship and full-time career opportunities. They will also
direct students and alumni for the purpose of lifelong experiential
learning opportunities with the iSchool. In addition, this person
will be responsible for managing the internship program at the
iSchool; including gathering and then disseminating all job and
internship opportunities for our student body. They will manage
internships for academic credit by collaborating with faculty,
internship site supervisors, and students. Additional
responsibilities include implementing related employer and student
experiential learning programs while promoting internships as an
integral, valued element of the iSchool’s learning experience. This
role is a highly visible role with a variety of stakeholders:
employers, current/prospective students, faculty, and alumni.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Five (5) plus years of experience working with employer,
internship, and/or alumni engagement is required.
- Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline strongly
Job Specific Qualifications
- Advanced problem solving skills, management oversight and
direction, public speaking, discernment/judgment, and
- Experience with Handshake user platform is highly
Manage all aspects of iSchool Career Services’ Internship
Manage all Career Services and Employer Relations Events:
- Manage and oversee internship communications with students,
faculty supervisors, and initial site supervisor
- Create, maintain, and analyze internship spreadsheets, seeking
trends, changes, and data compilation for internships.
- Manage the advisement of all international students on the
rules, regulations, and process for CPT and OPT application
letters. Be the iSchool signature on these letters. Collaborate and
consult with The Center for International Services on any issues or
- Manage Remitted Tuition process for all non-profit and
not-for-profit internship sites.
- Collect and manage all site evaluation information for
internship assessment purposes.
- Advise and assist all iSchool students (main campus, 2U,
distance learning) on internship site searches and procedures.
Manage Information Warehouse on Career Services & Employer
Relations Activities and Opportunities:
- Manage the iSchool Career Fairs for fall and spring semesters;
collaborate with other schools/offices on campus for career fair
week logistics and employer booth mapping.
- Develop relationships with prospective employers; seek out new
- Create and build all schedules for student and employer
engagement in Handshake (resume triage, mock interviews, employer
office hours, employer interviews, etc.).
- Develop a 5-star employer concierge service for visits to the
- Manage all employer visit requests (class visits; coordinate
with faculty members; info sessions, meeting w/student groups,
event flyers, catering, etc.).
- Analyze career services and employer relations trends/processes
and recommend new and improved ones that will better benefit
students and employers.
Student-Alumni Engagement for Experiential Learning:
- Provide data reports to senior management on job placements and
internships. Analyze data for trends, successes and failures in
program and process. Implement yearly placement survey by Career
- Develop and maintain new processes to effectively maintain
employer relationships and internship opportunities.
- Advise all students on services and resources available through
the Office of Career Services & Experiential Learning.
- Collaborate with faculty supervisors in creating Blackboard and
2U courses for required forms and assignments. Compare course
registration and student rosters in internship courses then adjust
- Advise Executive Director of Career Services & Experiential
Learning on budget and expenditure issues related to career
- Develop a strategic plan that identifies major goals and
objectives for connecting alumni with current iSchool students for
career and internship needs.
- Set priorities and discuss strategies to communicate with
students, the public and alumni.
- Track communications and relations with students and alumni and
friends of the School.
- Develop alumni networks to support recruitment and placement
efforts; Assist in the donor recognition programs.
- Work with Advancement and Alumni Relations team to plan and
execute alumni events related to internship, career, and employer
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume and cover letter.
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