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Co-op Education Coordinator (large public university)
Coordinator, Career Services (medium public university)
Experiential Learning Coordinator (large public university)
Internship Coordinator (medium public college)
Program Coordinator, Career Development Center (small private college)
The university's co-op is one of the leading programs of its kind in the nation, placing more than 1,200 students annually in paid, study-related internships.
Master's degree in career counseling or related field.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, relevant experience, and computer skills.
Must be a positive, upbeat, and team-oriented person.
The career services coordinator develops and implements career services activities within the university. Assists with overall planning and operational activities of the program. Coordinates job placement with employers, conducts in-progress assessment of student success in the work environment, and evaluates the total work experience, primarily through the use of surveys and follow-up interviews. Advises students on various aspects of entering the world of work, including resume writing and interviewing skills.
Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Strong preference given to individuals with previous experience in cooperative education, career services, or other student service areas at the college/university level. Work experience in a sales or marketing environment is desired.
Position requires some physical lifting of boxes and reaching for supplies stored on high shelves.
Bachelor's degree. Preferred qualifications include a master's degree (emphasis in student affairs, marketing, human resource management, or related field).
Two years of experience in a business or career office setting. Strong organization, written, and oral communication skills, demonstrated ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents.
Preferred computer skills include knowledge of the Internet and career services software, 1stPlace.
Internship Coordination and Advising
Multicultural Career Conference
Under minimal supervision by the director, the program coordinator uses independent analysis and judgement to develop, coordinate, and supervise complex and varied administrative tasks to provide exemplary career services to the campus community. The position encompasses the following three distinct areas of responsibility: internship development and coordination, on-campus recruitment, and office management.
Internship Development and Coordination
Requires a bachelor's degree in business, marketing, psychology, communication, public relations, or other related major. Master's degree preferred.
Four or more years of progressively responsible office or higher education program administration experience. Must possess sufficient experience in a collegiate environment to understand the academic culture and must have the ability to effectively interact with faculty, staff, students, parents, and administrators. Familiarity with corporate and nonprofit human resource management. Understanding of experiential education and academic/career advising. Experience in presentation of workshops or public speaking. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be a self-starter and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently as a leader and as part of a team.
Good interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity. Proficiency with windows environment including word processing, knowledge of database programs.
Median number of career center staff
Median number of students to professional staff
Percent of career centers that provide internship assistance
# of organizations participating in career fairs (median)
Median operating budget for career center
2016-17 Career Services Benchmark Survey