Employer Relations and Recruitment Manager

At Union University


Hours: Full Time

Union University seeks a qualified individual for the position of Employer Relations and Recruitment Manager.

The Employer Relations and Recruitment Manager (ERRM) works with the Director of the Vocatio Center for Life Calling and Career and Vocatio team “to help students understand more clearly who God has uniquely created them to be and to assist them in discovering opportunities to live out their life calling in service to God and to others.” The ERRM is responsible for cultivating relationship with faculty, employers, and alumni toward the end of securing internships, full-time and part-time career opportunities (domestically and international), and mentorships while maintaining excellent reporting with the goal to serve and coach students toward proper stewardship of self and meaningful opportunities of service.

A complete position description is available at the link above.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required. Master's degree in higher education administration, college student affairs, college student development, business or related field from an accredited institution is preferred. Prior work experience in business, student leadership, Christian mentoring, life calling and career, higher education and/or other like experience is also preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diversity of students, faculty, staff, employers and community members.

Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support Union University’s Identity, Mission and Core Values, and articulate a Christian worldview in their work and life.

Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The campus is located in Jackson, Tenn. (80 miles northeast of Memphis) with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, Tenn. Union University currently enrolls more than 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 47 states and 16 countries. Union University stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a Christ-centered approach to education. Union is consistently ranked among the nation’s premier Christian universities and has been recognized as a top tier institution each year since 1997 by U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized Union at a national level for undergraduate teaching excellence. Union was also recently recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” one of only 30 four-year institutions to receive this honor roll designation.