Director of Industry and Employer Engagement
Berklee College of Music
Director Of Employer Services Job in Washington, DC
In so doing, the Director will contribute to the advancement of Berklee's vision to nurture the growth of the world's most inspired artists so they may fully realize their artistic, creative, and career potential. The Director of Industry and Employer Engagement will join a talented team of industry professionals who are implementing innovative and comprehensive approaches to career services that support and enhance the Berklee student experience, satisfaction, and success outcomes. The Director of Industry and Employer Engagement will work with a community of talented professionals to advance the mission of the college, conservatory, and career center, inspiring professional development, engendering a spirit of career-mindedness and building engagement within the music, entertainment, technology and other industries, as well as within the Berklee community. The Career Center's mission is to advance student success by providing a robust Berklee network, coordinated career resources, and enriching practice based and experiential opportunities that help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset as they define, develop and realize their artistic, creative, and career potential with greater intention and success. Under the direction and guidance of the Associate Vice President, Career and Digital Strategy, the Director of Industry and Employer Engagement will develop and lead the implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan that drives engagement with industry, including employers, recruiters and alumni in coordination with Academic Affairs, External industry Affairs, the International Career Center (ICC) and Alumni Affairs. Berklee seeks a Director of Industry and Employer Engagement who will provide the relationships, knowledge, experience, and skills necessary to further develop and align with innovative best practices for career and professional development. In collaboration with the AVP and other stakeholders on campus, develop and lead the implementation of an innovative strategic plan in support of industry and employer recruitment to drive engagement at Berklee and that promotes and differentiates our students' unique skill sets and accomplishments. Develop systems and processes that capture and manage employer contacts, data points and action items from all departments involved in developing opportunities for Berklee students and alumni. Oversee the team that manages, administers and markets jobs, gigs, internships and auditions to the Berklee community through the career service management platform, Berklee Career Manager.