Under supervision of the Justice Studies Department Chairperson, the Internship Coordinator provides career services to the students of the Department of Justice Studies by developing employer relations and coordinating internship placement opportunities.
Coordinates internship placements for students on a rolling basis across three academic semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer).
Develops and maintains a database of placement locations and contacts
Provides guidance and expertise to students on development of resumes and interview skills.
Coordinates with faculty and students to ensure appropriate documentation is provided and filed with placement sites.
Continuously reviews and evaluates workload; develops and implements improved methods as required.
Monitors the work of students in internship placements and faculty teaching internship classes; identifies problem areas and takes steps necessary to effect improvement.
Establishes liaison and coordinates responsibilities with other staff organizations that relate to or impact on assigned functions.
Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations regarding student placements in internships.
Attends and participates in meetings or college events related to assigned responsibilities. May serve on standing and ad hoc committees.
Prepares correspondence in the course of official duties.
Maintains essential records and files.
Evaluates schedules of events and/or course offerings; recommends changes as indicated.
Provides access to and/or develops and conducts training, workshops, and/or seminars for students, faculty and staff.
Provides specialized educational vocational and personal counseling services to students of the college; makes referrals to appropriate counseling agencies on campus as required.
Represents the college at conferences, meetings, seminars and to the public as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
Must have a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or other related field.
Minimum of three years of professional experience in employer relations, student/academic affairs, and/or a related function within an institution of higher education.
Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles and techniques essential to performance of the specific responsibilities assigned.
Ability to acquire knowledge of college policies and procedures.
Ability to understand, analyze, interpret and apply established law, regulations, policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines.
Ability to organize assigned work, analyze problems and develop effective work methods.
Ability to establish liaison and coordinate responsibilities with other staff or organizations that relate to or impact on assigned functions.
Ability to provide advisory services to aid faculty and staff in working with students.
Ability to teach college courses (if needed).
Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to represent the college at conferences, meetings, seminars and to the public. Ability to prepare correspondence.
Ability to maintain essential, confidential records and files.
Professional experience in a higher education environment.
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