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Assistant Director for Employer Engagement and Recruitment Services

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Career Development and Services

Job Description

The Employer Engagement and Recruitment Services Assistant Director is a member of the Employer Engagement and Recruitment Services Team and reports to the Director of Employer Engagement and Recruitment Services in Career and Professional Development.

This position serves as a primary contact, resource, and conduit for the CPD staff as well as external colleges/departments within the university, as it relates to the establishment and maintenance of employer relationships that increase internship and post- graduate job opportunities. This position is also involved either directly or indirectly in the day-to-day operations of their assigned team and Career and Professional Development as a whole.

The Employer Engagement and Recruitment Services team endeavors to positively influence the overall employer experience during the recruitment and hiring process of Virginia Tech students.

This team works to build new employer relationships and to strengthen current relationships- advancing the development of student opportunities by influencing the campus recruiting strategies and talent pipelines for employers.

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and significant experience working in human resources, talent acquisition, career services, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated history of relationship building with a service and sales orientation.
  • Good communication, listening, and strategic problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree and demonstrated experience working or knowledge in human resources, talent acquisition, career services, or a related field.
  • Experience using Handshake software platform.
  • Experience pulling and reporting data from various systems.
  • Experience working with hiring organizations seeking college student candidates.
  • Experience working in higher education

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

$50,000 - $55,000

Review Date

July 22, 2024

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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