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Manager, Employer Relations & Industry Advising

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Georgetown University

Washington, WA
6 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
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Manager, Employer Relations & Industry Advising

The Manager of Employer Relations & Student Advising connects students with employers and alumni to provide educational programs and promote job and internship opportunities for students. Engages in employer development efforts for assigned industries (with a special emphasis on accounting, consulting, finance, marketing and real estate) to increase employer representation in programs and services such as on-campus interviewing, job postings, career fairs, networking events, and presentations. Duties include but are not limited to:

Employer Development

  • Engages in employer development for assigned industries to increase employer participation in key functions such as on-campus interviewing, job and internship postings, career fairs, presentations, and networking events.
  • Receives and process requests from employer s to connect with students.
  • Designs employer development strategies with the Associate Director for Employer Relations and other industry advisors to increase diversity of employers and industries available to students and alumni.
  • Visits employer sites to enhance relationships and learn about specific companies and work environments.
  • Surveys and assesses employer recruiting needs, quality of recruiting services provided, and other employer related data management in order to improve the recruiting program.
  • Surveys and assesses employer recruiting needs, quality of recruiting services provided, and other employer related data management in order to improve the recruiting program.
  • Maintains appropriate statistics for employer outreach and development.
  • Facilitate relationships between employers and the university community, including students, faculty, staff, the Office of Advancement, and the Board of Regents.

Career Programming

  • Plans and implements additional career programs including industry weeks, niche career fairs, and networking events as assigned.
  • Maintains relationships with the Center for Social Justice and other departments as assigned. Represents the Career Center and participates in planning for the Options Fair and other events.
  • Develops and implements strategies to recruit students, alumni, employers, and other professionals to participate in events.
  • Manages event logistics and vendor relationships.
  • Provides summaries of events to Associate Director for Employer Relations.

Student Advising

  • Provides one-on-one, group, phone, and email advising services to students and alumni seeking to identify job and internship opportunities in assigned industries.
  • Communicates with relevant employer, faculty, alumni, and other contacts to be knowledgeable about job and internship opportunities and trends in assigned career fields.
  • Develops appropriate communication strategies (e.g., via the center's email newsletters) and informational materials to inform students about opportunities and employment trends in these fields.
  • Participates in industry advisor meetings and conducts internal trainings for other staff members on trends in assigned industries and job search strategies.
  • Participates in drop-in appointments to provide assistance to constituents representing all stages of the career development process.
  • Guides students on the effective use of Career Center resources in order to enhance students' understanding of the job market and to facilitate placement in full time and internship positions.

Liaison & Departmental Responsibilities

  • Serves as primary liaison to assigned offices and/or student groups.
  • Advises and assists in the creation and organization of strategic planning objectives, leads discussions for appropriate segments of the plan, and develops outlines of budgets for implementation.
  • Participates in career fairs, open houses, employer presentations, networking and other special programs, and university events as needed.
  • Represents Georgetown and the center in local and national professional associations and conferences to stay current with industry standards and to ensure that the center's initiatives anticipate and respond to student and market changes.


  • Bachelor's degree, a Master's degree is preferred
  • 2 - 4 years of experience in a position that includes recruitment, advising, employer development, career counseling, program development, higher education, or related field
  • Must possess a dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents including students, employers, alumni, faculty, and staff

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