Employer Relations Specialist

@Stevens Institute of Technology Email Job

Job Detail

  • Job ID 114422
  • The City Hoboken
  • Experience 3+ Years
  • Degree Bachelors Degree
  • Amount of Hours Full-Time
  • Virtual / Remote Sometimes
  • Industry Education

Job Description

Position Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Employer Outreach the Employer Relations Specialist is accountable for all aspects of employer relationship management including establishing new employer relationships and expanding existing employer relationships. The Employer Specialist will also play a key role in the expansion of the Cooperative Education Program.



  • Manage a portfolio of employers and establish relationships with recruiters, alumni, and corporate university relations professionals.
  • Oversee efforts to expand employer relationships to ensure a variety of employment opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Conduct continuous outreach to employers to increase the number of employers participating in the Cooperative Education Program (Co-op).
  • Manage relationships with Co-op employers.
  • Conduct ongoing outreach to increase the number and types of employers actively recruiting at Stevens for undergraduate, graduate, and international students seeking internships and full-time jobs.
  • Manage a variety of in-person and virtual employer recruiting events, including career fairs, information sessions, alumni panels, and networking events.
  • Manage job postings and employer events in Handshake. Serve as a point person to respond to employer questions and emails. Oversee distribution of resume books.
  • Partner with the Career & Talent Development team to better prepare students for technical and case study interviews.
  • As needed, deliver career advising and career development workshops to students seeking employment. Support all career center events including planning and execution.
  • Stay abreast of employment and industry trends.
  • Perform other responsibilities and projects as needed.
  • Occasionally work evenings and weekends as needed to support career center and campus events.


Required education and experience:

  • Bachelors degree required.
  •  At least four years of relevant work experience.
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to adjust to change and changing priorities with a willingness to move quickly and easily in a new direction.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism with excellent organizational and customer service skills.


Preferred education and experience:

  •  Masters degree preferred.
  •  Experience in recruiting, internship program management, or working in a university career center is desired.
  • Possess advanced knowledge in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience using Handshake, Hubspot, Smartsheet or similar platforms desired.
  • Experience planning and executing events desired.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities with ease.