Carthage College
  • 05-Jun-2018 to 04-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Kenosha, WI, USA
  • Part Time Employee

Assistant Director Employer Relations and Internships
Join the team at our beautiful lakefront campus!

Job Summary:

Carthage College invites applications for a new opportunity on our campus. The Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Internships will develop and implement a strategy that enhances external employer and industry partnerships with the Carthage community. The Assistant Director will work with employers to provide experiential learning opportunities for Carthage students, including professional employment and internship opportunities. The Assistant Director will build and sustain employer relationships that create positive outcomes for Carthage students and alumni.

Major job responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain a list of key employers to engage Carthage students, developing effective and productive relationships with these targeted employers 
  2. Correspond with employers interested in positing positions on Carthage Career Connection
  3. Enhance relationships with key and returning employers resulting in a broader set of recruiting opportunities within key organizations
  4. Assess current employer relationships and identify areas of opportunity with new employers based on industry trends, student interest, and alumni/parent connections
  5. Cultivate new relationships with local and national employers to develop internship and professional development opportunities 
  6. Attend external networking events to increase interest in hiring Carthage students 
Minimum education and experience required:
  • Successful completion of a related Bachelor's Degree. Completion of a related Master's Degree is preferred.
  • Three to five years of related career development experience in a college or talent acquisition role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with employers, students, alumni, administrators, and faculty members with respect to internships and career development matters
  • Skills needed in sales and persuasion with a proven ability to build relationships with all levels of corporate and nonprofit administration
  • Strong understanding of entry level opportunities in the current labor market for recent graduates
  • Ability to use a personal computer, Microsoft Office applications online career assessment resources, LinkedIn, job search databases, and Web browser
  • Ability to travel locally on an occasional basis
How to Apply:

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please include a resume and cover letter.  Submit these materials in the form of a single PDF document at the Apply Now button. Anticipated start date is July 9, 2018.

About Carthage:

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community.  We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.


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