Employer Engagement Coordinator

Texas State University
San Marcos

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

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Employer Engagement Coordinator

University Pay Plan Title:

Coord, Employer Outreach


San Marcos


Career Services

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

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Monthly Salary:

$3,750 - 4,100

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Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

Required Qualifications: Please address how you meet these qualifications on your application materials.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Direct experience in the development and implementation of an event or program
  • Evidence of customer/client service experience or relationship building
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or certificate in human resources, business administration, hospitality, or similar
  • Master’s degree in higher education, human resources, or related field
  • Experience in a career services office or working with the college-age population
  • Experience with human resources or college recruiting, from higher education or a corporate setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with the platform Handshake
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Independent decision making and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Experience with design tools such as Adobe Suite or Canva

Job Description:

The Employer Engagement Coordinator is part of a collaborative team responsible for providing a range of services, programs, and large-scale events supporting the connections between the university’s diverse student and alumni populations with career opportunities. This position serves a primary role in coordinating employer events such as career fairs, tabling events, information sessions, and office hours. This includes communicating regularly with employers, working with robust technology platforms, and managing job postings.

Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the delivery of all programs and services.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate career fairs including managing logistics, employer communication, marketing, catering, and payments.
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of Handshake, the university’s online career management system, to educate and train employers on best practices including event registration, job campaigns, and posting jobs.
  • Promote opportunities for employers to engage in virtual and hybrid recruiting activities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with corporate employers.
  • Manage employer recruiting activities via Handshake, Microsoft Excel, and other programs as needed to regularly track and collect relevant employer and recruiting data.
  • Manage approvals of employer events on Handshake as well as market and distribute events to key campus partners.
  • Provide direction to employers regarding recruiting strategies and engagement opportunities across campus.
  • Assist in the coordination of employer-led career educational programming.
  • Maintain current knowledge of key industry trends and identify areas of opportunities for students and young alumni.
  • Support the Assistant Director in developing strategies for employer recruitment by utilizing data on student and employer engagement, following trends in recruiting and career services, and reviewing the hiring results of employers.
  • Verify that employers recruiting with the University meet Equal Employment Opportunity and National Association of Colleges and Employers principles and ethics.
  • Participate in campus committees and teams.
  • Support initiatives of the Employer Engagement team and Career Services office.

Additional Information to Applicants:

Application Review Date: 6/05/2022

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Posting Notices:


Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor.  A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.


Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.


Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

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