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Job Req ID:  3900

Assistant Director, Employer Relations - Technology

Classified Title: Employer Outreach Specialist
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/4/MD
Starting Salary Range: $50,956.08 - $70,095.36*
Employee group: Full-Time
Schedule: 37.5 hours per week, Monday thru Friday with some evenings and weekends as necessary; Travel to D.C. will be required
Employee subgroup: Exempt
Location: Baltimore, MD
Department name: Employer Relations
Personnel area: Carey Business School



General summary/purpose:


This position builds and maintains relationships with employer organization for student internship and permanent employment, manages employer/student interactions, counsels students on job search strategy, assists the director with all office initiatives, programming and strategic planning.  The Assistant Director for Employer Relations for Technology and Digital Marketing is charged with building the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School brand as a source of talent for employers and with educating students about the hiring processes, timing, and competencies which will allow them to thrive in a competitive employment market.   This position may be based in Baltimore or D.C.


Note: This position will have responsibilities in both the Washington DC area as well as the Baltimore area.  Travel between the two offices will be necessary depending on student case load.

*Extensive education and/or experience will receive additional consideration for compensation outside of the posted range.



Specific duties & responsibilities:


  1. Employer Relations
  • Develops and manages ongoing relationships with companies, agencies and organizations, domestically and internationally, in assigned industry area, that leads to employment opportunities (internships and full-time) for students.  Assists Director with developing employer relations strategy, including target organizations and plans for connecting with them.
  • Manages relationships with corporate recruiters in their portfolio, identify new employers and develop relationships with them.   Record and manage contacts in database.
  • Networks with alumni and others sources within assigned area to strengthen and broaden relationships.
  • Coordinates with employer partners to conduct on-campus employer focused events, info sessions, on-campus interviews, etc.
  • Analyzes relevant recruiting data and determines trends to target specific companies.
  • Markets students to specific companies based on student interest and qualifications, and hiring organization’s recruitment need.
  • Educates employers on best ways to connect with students and on tools available to employers for student interaction and evaluation. 
  • Collects feedback from employers and students on employer events to ensure quality delivery and mutual satisfaction.  Use feedback to make necessary adjustments.
  • Collaborates with other internal stakeholders (Programs & Advising, Alumni Relations, etc.) on projects as necessary.
  • Researches and stays informed in national, state and local hiring practices, employment trends and other labor related issues for appropriate industry verticals.
  • Represents Carey at regional and national functions which contribute to the mission of Career Development and the Employer Relations team.
  • Work closely with Student Services and industry related student organizations
  • Partner with faculty who teach subject matter related to industry coverage areas to share and engage industry contacts on campus.


  1. Student Advising
  • Provides student advising/counseling in the area of job search strategy.
  • Work with students 1-1 or in groups to assist in the development of targeted job search preparation usually in the area of industry specialization
  • Determine readiness for direct employer interface and assist in connecting students directly with employers, alumni, etc. 


  1. Career Development Project Responsibility:

Assume responsibility for one or more projects within the Career Development office.  Potential projects include but are not limited to:

  • Employer Communication; prepare and regularly distribute communication to employer partners;
  • Point person for industry specific workshops and programming
  • Participates in graduate employment survey efforts in conjunction with Carey IT and Institutional Research team
  • Other duties as assigned





Minimum qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or closely related field.  Five years’ experience in corporate/university recruiting, human resources, talent management, or related career services/higher education field. Additional education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency (30 undergraduate degree credits/semester hours or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience).


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:


  • Ability to work with individuals and groups, and prepare and deliver presentations. 
  • Must be proficient with technology (MS Office Suite) and interested in identifying and adopting technology to reach and connect with target audiences. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal marketing and communications skills.
  • Open, friendly, personable attitude.



Preferred qualifications:


Master’s degree in human resources, business related field or MBA. Experience in technology/digital marketing in the private sector strongly preferred.



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