Officer, Employer Engagement, Career Center (50031129)

Reports to: Manager, Recruitment and Employer Relations

Purpose The job holder is asked to implements the Career Center’s employer relations strategy to enhance employer partnerships and engage companies and organizations in AUC’s career and experiential learning activities. He/she will expand the career center’s corporate outreach by identifying and building effective relationships with new local, regional and international employers in addition to maintaining existing corporate relations, to generate internship and employment opportunities for students/alumni, and particularly increase international opportunities. Also, handle employer partner accounts, contribute to the design and implementation of the employability skills conference, and will support in soliciting corporate professionals to participate in career events 

Principal Accountabilities:

Employer Relations Pool

  • Establish new employer connections and strengthen current employer contacts among local and regional organizations through outreach activities such as cold calls, email campaigns and individual employer visits
  • Identify potential global employers and build strategic international partnerships with the aim of enhancing international recruitment on campus
  • Schedule and conduct employer visits to determine hiring and on-campus branding needs and promote AUC’s students and alumni as a potential talent pool
  • Document corporate meetings through a central reporting system and follow up with career center staff and academic departments on corporate requests
  •  Liaise with recruitment and experiential learning teams renew hiring requests from employers

Employer Engagement

  • Serve as a key accounts manager for employer partners and coordinate their on-campus engagement
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of an annual employability skills conference, ensuring the reflection of new career trends to facilitate the transition of seniors to the world of work
  • Promote all career center programs and events among employers and nominate/solicit experienced professionals to participate in AUC’s career events and contribute to the students’ career education
  • Ensure effective on-campus employer branding for employers engaged in recruitment/career events
  • Follow up on student organization requests re- employer engagement plans, monitor effective implementation of AUC policies, and ensure sustainable university-employer relations
  • Perform any other related tasks as assigned


Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree is required; preferably in a related field.

Experience: Minimum of seven to nine years of experience, preferably including three years in career services within higher educational institutes, corporate recruitment or corporate branding


  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and assume responsibility for the organization and administration of corporate branding campaigns
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Team-oriented work style
  • Ability to develop reports   
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Self-motivated, creative and energetic
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent working experience in Microsoft Office is required
  • Extensive working knowledge of Internet
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Fluent in spoken Arabic


                                This position is open until April 22, 2019

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to, stating “50031129 Officer, Employer Engagement “in the subject line.


“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”