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Skidmore College Associate Director, Employer Engagement; Communications Manager in Saratoga Springs, New York

Works with recruiting organizations providing relevant services to connect them to Skidmore students and alumni, manages the online job listing and on campus recruiting programs, career and job fairs and industry expos and employer information sessions and site visits. Serves as liaison to the Office of Communications and Marketing. Manages outreach and analytics for First Destinations survey; responds to data requests on post-grad outcomes.

Master's preferred

  • 5-7+ years of experience in career development preferred

  • Experience managing career fairs and on-campus recruitment programs preferred

  • Proficiency in analytical and assessment skills (MS Excel, Qualtrics) with ability to analyze data, write reports and present to a variety of internal and external constituents

  • Career counseling/advising experience required

  • Strong abilities in time management, event organization, and managing multiple projects and details

  • Adept at creating and evaluating new processes and procedures

  • Ability to work with many partners across many departments and teams

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with students, college staff, faculty, and employers

  • Knowledge of social justice and strategies for promoting equity and inclusivity in a higher education environment

  • Ability to interpret, compile and promote occupational, educational and economical information that will assist students in their career planning

  • Knowledge of international student exchange and visitor regulations

  • Ability to interpret and operationalize professional guideline standards to inform work, including the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Professional Standards for College and University and Career Services, Section XI: Access, Diversity, and Equity

  • Valid New York State Driver's License

  • 1-3+ years experience with diverse student population

    Skidmore offers exceptional benefits including but not limited to:

  • generous vacation and sick time

  • generous contribution towards a 403(b) retirement plan

  • winter recess break in addition to paid holidays

  • healthcare, dental, and vision insurance w/employee contribution

  • free on-campus fitness facility access

  • tuition assistance program

  • flexible work arrangement

    During the fall and spring semesters, eligible employees may request to work one (1) day per week remotely. During the winter and summer breaks, eligible staff may request to work up to two (2) days per week remotely.

    Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

    In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.


    Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

    Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.