Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Career Development Services (CDS) Executive Director and working closely and directly with the Dean of the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) and the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Student Services, the Director will develop, manage, and oversee the new, formal, undergraduate engineering Co-op Program. The Director manages the strategic, programmatic and operational functions related to the formal undergraduate engineering Co-op Program at NJIT. This effort include using and leveraging existing campus-wide initiatives and industrial connections, developing new opportunities to forge strategic partnerships with employer partners, and coordinating co-op opportunities with the academic units of the Newark College of Engineering (NCE). The Director is providing vision, leadership, creativity, and accountability for increasing student participation in the formal undergraduate engineering Co-op program. The Director supervises personnel dedicated to the program (currently an Assistant Director) and is supported with funding and human resources from within CDS. The Director develops qualitative and quantitative milestones and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the Co-op engineering program for approval, and reports periodically on progress toward meeting them. In time, the responsibilities of the Director may be expanded to include co-op education for graduate students.
Prerequisite Qualifications: o Master’s degree from a mainstream university/college in a related field. o Minimum five years’ experience in a four-year university career services organization, or in an academic department with responsibility for administering a mainstream, structured co-op program. o Experience working with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers with minimal direct supervision. o Demonstrated leadership and business relationship building skills and experience. • Accomplished oral and written communication skills along with presentation and interpersonal skills. • Computer proficiency in a Windows and MS Office Professional Suite environment. • Experience with Career Center CRM
Internal Number: Req2040
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