Colorado State University Career Center — Director of Employer Relations

The Director of Employer Relations leads the Career Center’s strategy for connecting CSU students with prospective employers and driving student success, as well as fosters collaborative working relationships with all employer-facing units on campus to promote a positive and seamless recruiting experience for employers. This is accomplished through facilitating a robust recruiting partners program, overseeing campus-wide student employee development initiatives, facilitating an engaged employer advisory board, using data and employment trends to develop strategic relationships, career fairs, employer-related events, among many other priorities. The Director accomplishes this work through a collaborative and communicative style, centering equity and inclusion in their work and philosophy, being student-centered, and displaying humility and authenticity. The Director supervises a large and productive team of 17 (9 professional staff and approximately 8 student staff) and reports to the Executive Director of Career Services. The Director is also a member of the Career Center’s leadership team, playing a critical role in the development of the Career Center’s broader goals, strategy, and resource allocation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience with extensive public contact and successful relationship development
  • Personal and professional commitment to equity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources, and/or accountability for diversity outcomes

An application packet will consist of: 1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position at Colorado State University along with a description of the applicant’s ability to meet the position’s required and preferred qualifications; 2) a resume; 3) contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. For full consideration, applications should be received no later than 11:59pm MST August 13, 2021.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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