Program Director for Employer Relations

We are located Just south of MInneapolis/St. Paul metro, in Northfield, Minnesota.
Apr 09, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Program Director for Employer Relations is a member of the Carleton College Career Center. This position directs the external relations and recruiting programs with employers seeking to hire talent for internships, short-term assignments, and full-time positions. This position strategically cultivates and strengthens communication with and between employers, students, alumni, and friends of the college. The Program Director will focus on building new models for connecting Carleton’s diverse student population with sought-after employers and cultivating long-term relationships with the employers. It will strategically construct and manage the high volume of year-round recruiting activities of the office. This position will lead the charge and enforce recruiting policies that reflect college expectations of students and employers as well as oversee scheduling and assure effective implementation of employer recruiting activities. This is a full-time year-round position.

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.

The successful candidate must possess a master’s degree in a relevant field; five years of relevant experience in career development in higher education and/or Human Resources or Recruiting; experience managing and building relationships with employers; and experience working with diverse populations. Preferred: minimum two years’ experience working in a college/university recruiting environment; background or experience in coaching students interested in business, finance, and consulting careers.

Applications received by Monday, May 6, 2019 will receive preferred consideration. We accept only online applications. For more specific information about the position and how to apply visit:

Tentative/Preferred Start Date: July 1, 2019.

Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers an interesting alternative to working in corporate America. A place with small town charm and big city opportunity.

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