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Appointment Type: Admin Full-time
Department: Becker Career Center
Categories: Administration
Position Grade: E1

The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director of the Becker Career Center and supports the Becker Career Center’s mission to promote, manage and grow the employer relations program for undergraduate students including increasing the quantity, quality and variety of job and internship opportunities, and engaging employers/alumni/parents to provide programs and services to help students compete effectively for opportunities of interest.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 1-3 years of employment experience preferred.
  • Highly developed written communication, organization, attention to detail, and office computer skills, including knowledge of database systems.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal and team development skills, including the presence and poise needed to interact and develop rapport with varied constituencies of diverse backgrounds (faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, and employers).
  • Effective public speaking and presentation skills with ability to positively influence on- and off-campus groups.
  • Familiarity with the internship and employment recruitment process, desirable.
  • Ability to travel and work weekends and evenings as required. 10-15% travel.


  • Support the Senior Associate Director of Employer Relations.
  • Conduct outreach to employers/alumni/parents to develop relationships that increase the quantity, quality and variety of internships/jobs, networking, and other opportunities for students.
  • Engage employers/alumni/parents to educate a diverse population of students on how to develop and achieve their career goals.
  • Support the development and implementation of in-person and/or virtual career, internship and graduate school fairs.
  • Develop and present workshops and programs, and provide individual instruction on the fundamentals of job or internship search strategies.
  • Facilitate meetings between constituents (e.g. faculty, alumni, employers, parents, community partners) in order to educate constituents and provide services consistent with their expectations.
  • Lead and manage the communication and logistical details of employer, alumni, networking, consortium events, and site visits.
  • Coordinate details to post opportunities in recruitment database for students to view and apply.
  • Participate in campus community outreach efforts, actively partnering with campus. clubs/organizations, specific student cohorts, and academic/administrative offices in marketing and disseminating information about opportunities for students.
  • Collaborate with Becker staff in developing metrics and reporting outcomes assessing the effectiveness of employer relations’ programs.
  • Represent Union College and the Becker Career Center at events and selected conferences, and participate in relevant professional development opportunities.
  • Performs other tasks as required to ensure the effectiveness of the position.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.


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