Welcome to SoACE!

The Southern Association of Colleges and Employers is a 1,000+ member organization of human resources, college relations, and career services professionals representing employers and universities throughout the southeast. Learn more about SoACE.


By joining SoACE, you and your organization can become a part of 15 state regional network of college and university career services administrators and employer representatives for networking; cultural and geographical development; professional development; best practices & trends; consulting services; diversity initiatives; branding opportunities and more! 

Hosting a career fair?

Spread the word about SoACE to your career fair employer attendees by including this advertisement in your employer packet/handouts.

Become a Member

The SoACE membership year runs from July 1 - June 30 of every year. SoACE is now accepting new member, group and renewal applications for the 2019 - 2020 membership year. Click here to view membership fees. 

Need to update your account? If you need to update or transfer memberships within your organization, please contact the SoACE Office.

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Renew your Membership

Learn more about membership categories or the group membership option.

Two opportunities to recognize your colleagues!
Deadline to Nominate - October 11

The Southern Association of Colleges and Employers offers opportunities to contribute to the association and profession by serving on the Board of Directors. SoACE also recognizes the importance of service through the annual association of awards. Please consider nominating a colleague (or yourself) for one of the available open Board positions listed below. Please also give consideration to nominating a deserving colleague for recognition for outstanding service to our profession through an award nomination.

Open Board Nomination Positions: 

  • President - Elect 
  • Director - Finance
  • Director - Diversity & Inclusion
  • Director - College Knowledge Groups

Read more about these opportunities. Click here to submit a nominee.

Award Nominations

  • New Professional Award
  • Imaginative Spirit Award
  • Champion of Diversity Award
  • Mosaic Award
  • Southern Star Award
  • Founders Award
  • Honorary Lifetime Award

Read more about these opportunities. Click here to submit an award nominee.

2019 Annual SoACE Conference

The conference will take place December 9 - 12, 2019 at The Peabody in Memphis, TN.


  • Network with career services and college recruiting colleagues.
  • Get up-to-date information on trends and issues affecting the profession.
  • Learn best practices that you can adapt for your program.
  • Benchmark with like organizations and institutions.
  • Explore new and emerging technologies.
  • Share challenges and solutions with your professional community.
  • Learn about new products and services for the field that can help you cut costs and increase your productivity.
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