Associate Director, Employer Relations
Sara's role as an Associate Director, Employer Relations in the UVA Career Center includes working with employers to provide innovative programs, services, and opportunities to students. She works with the account management team to coordinate on Grounds engagement such as events, on Grounds interviews, and career fairs. Sara develops relationships with employers to find the best recruiting strategy for their hiring needs.
Before joining the UVA Career Center, Sara served as Assistant Director for Career Development at Washington and Lee University. Outside of UVA, Sara is heavily involved with the American College Personnel Association, National Association of Colleges and Employers, and Virginia Association of Colleges and Employers. Additionally, Sara serves on the Alpha Xi Delta – Zeta Tau Advisory Board for her alma mater.
Originally from Knotts Island, a small island situated on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, Sara completed her undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. After earning her Bachelor's degree in Management and Marketing, Sara obtained her Master of Education in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University. She lives in Fishersville, Virginia, with her husband (Bryan), daughter (Elizabeth), and English bulldog (Gunny).