Portrait of Jay Skipworth

Jay Skipworth

Associate Director for Employer Management, UNC Charlotte

Jay Skipworth works with the Employer Relations team to bring employers to campus to recruit UNC Charlotte students for various employment opportunities. This team coordinates with a wide variety of employers to find talent for the next generation of leaders in the workforce.

Prior to joining the University Career Center, Jay worked at Auburn University as Assistant Director for Employer Relations in the Career Center and the Office of Professional and Career Development in the Harbert College of Business. Jay also worked for Troy University, Northwest-Shoals Community College and the University of North Alabama. His professional presentations and webinars include NACE, SoACE, SoACE Employer Relations Knowledge Group, NACADA (national and regional), as well as several state-level conferences.

Jay received his Master of Arts in Community Counseling and Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the University of North Alabama. In addition to his work in higher education, Jay has held a variety of positions in journalism and broadcasting, hosted a top-rated Buffy the Vampire Slayer podcast, and was even in a band that produced a full-length album once upon a time.