Associate Director for Employer Development

Lexington, Virginia
$58,130 - Salary Commensurate with Experience
Jul 19, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Associate Director for Employer Development assists the Dean of Career and Professional Development in executing the Office’s and University’s strategic plan. Works closely with internal partners (e.g., alumni affairs, development, faculty and staff) and external partners (e.g., recruiters, alumni) to create a culture of collaboration among a variety of stakeholders across the University. He/she will lead the design and implementation of an employer development plan aimed at increasing employment opportunities for students and alumni. With internal partners, develop and implement programs and events including panels, site visits and networking events that involve employers, alumni and parents and expose students/alumni to the wide range of work options available to them.

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of five years of related experience is required, with either: Experience in a corporate setting (for profit or non-profit) which may include human resources, sales and marketing, business development, government or law. Program and event planning experience. OR Demonstrated experience in career advising, employer and volunteer development and program planning in a college career center. This position requires the incumbent to portray a high energy level and be an active and successful team member. The Associate Director must possess strong oral and written communication skills having a demonstrated ability to follow through. The independent nature of this role requires the incumbent to take initiative and possess a strong attention to detail.

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Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.