Assistant Director for Employer Relations & Internship Development

Grove City College
Grove City, Pennsylvania

Posted: May 5, 2020

Job Description

Grove City College’s Career Services Office is looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Director for Employer Relations and Internship Development who will be responsible for effectively managing employer partnerships and promoting internships across campus. He/she will work on strategically strengthening existing relationships with employers and developing new relationships to expand the range of employer recruiting activities available to students, including on-campus interviews, information sessions, on-site employer visits, and job and internship postings. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • With respect to internship development, this Assistant Director will:
    • Lead programming efforts to aid students in the internship search process
    • Educate students on internship opportunities
    • Communicate the value of an internship to students
    • Collaborate and communicate with faculty internship coordinators.
  • He/she will assist in advancing the mission of the office by providing career guidance to students in the realms of self-assessment, career exploration, internship and job search advising, among other areas, and guiding students through the process of realizing and pursuing their vocational callings.
  • The Assistant Director will aid students in the career development process through other means, including presenting workshops, giving classroom presentations, as well as leading, developing and coordinating career-related programs and events. 
  • This position is responsible for developing positive and professional relationships with an array of key stakeholders, including employers, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents.
  • With respect to faculty, this individual will serve as a liaison to five academic departments on campus and be charged with developing initiatives and programs to cultivate relationships with the students and professors in those programs.


Two to five years of experience in career counseling/development, higher education, student development, counseling, recruiting or human resources is highly preferred.


  • The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication ability, attention to detail, multi-tasking and time management skills, organizational acumen, a strategic mindset and a desire to work on a high-impact, energetic, collaborative team.
  • Aside from bringing strategy and vision to the role, this self-starting and entrepreneurial individual should also be able to implement that vision and be energized by goal setting as well as tracking, evaluating, achieving and reporting metrics around employer recruiting activity.
  • Technical aptitude and proficient computer skills are vital.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to meeting student and employer needs, and be able to maintain a professional, positive and service-oriented attitude.
  • The individual must be aligned with the overarching Christian mission of the college and office, contributing to its mission of helping students realize and pursue their vocational callings.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education administration, college student development, counseling, human resources or related field preferred. Proven experience in the areas of employee training/development, human resources, talent acquisition and/or recruiting may be substituted for a master’s degree. 

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted through June 1, 2020. The desired expected start date for this position is early/mid-July.Interested candidates should send their letter of interest, resume, names of three references (two professional and one pastoral), salary requirements and a brief statement of how their personal Christian faith aligns with the mission of the college and office to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Assistant Director of Human Resources at [email protected].