Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
The Associate Director is a newly created position that reflects the importance of employer relations as a core function of the Career Development Center and the University to increase and expand our employer base. This position will report to the Director of Career Development and Economic Engagement, and will be a member of the leadership team. The successful candidate must be able to work in a team oriented, collegial environment. The Associate Director provides leadership, vision, and supervision for the Employer Relations Team including overseeing a comprehensive marketing strategy for branding, communication, and promotions. The Associate Director will understand market trends and demonstrate the ability to develop strategies to improve and expand employer engagement opportunities for the campus community.