Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Mar 2 2020 Job Description:
The Career Development Center at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of College Internship Coordinator. Expectations are to advocate for internship experiences for students through education, promotion, advisement and connection-making. Through intentional partnerships with faculty and other campus applied learning colleagues, the Internship Coordinator will develop and implement programs and services that offer our students equitable access to internship opportunities, ensuring that 100% of our student population has access to internships and are prepared to succeed in them. The position assists students with their career goals, building skills to prepare for the workforce, and enhancing their academic experience through internships.
The Career Development Center (CDC) plays a vital role in the College's mission to nurture a community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. We provide students with access to internships and other career development programs and services and help them develop the tools they need to be agile employees who can adapt to the increasing complexity of life and work in the 21st century. To learn more about the College or the department, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ or https://suny.oneonta.edu/career-development-center.
Duties include but not limited to:
providing career advising to students regarding the internship search process, interviewing, resume, and letter writing, and all facets of career planning related to internship acquisition;
partnering with CDC staff to develop and implement career-readiness and career education programs and services with an emphasis on early career preparation and internships;
creating collaborative partnerships with faculty, staff, and alumni from targeted areas to increase student and faculty engagement with internship recruiting opportunities;
working with CDC staff to coordinate internship-related aspects of the recruiting program including development of marketing materials, employer information sessions, boutique recruiting activities and annual job and internship fairs (manage employer schedules, secure space for campus interviews, market jobs to students, and host employers while on campus for interviews or information sessions);
assisting in vetting and posting internship opportunities in CDC's online career management system that connects students with employers;
facilitating registration of all academic internships and resolution of any internship registration issues by functioning as a liaison between students, academic departments, Academic Advisement and the Registrar's Office;
providing leadership in the management and dissemination of internship support funds and fellowships;
develop metrics of success and conducting ongoing assessment of internship program efforts, providing feedback as to the effectiveness of such efforts, and providing leadership related to internship strategic planning and goal setting, monthly and annual reporting, etc.;
working nights and weekends as assigned.
bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience in higher education;
excellent written communication and presentation skills;
experience working in collaborative groups or committees to accomplish shared goals;
effective problem-solving skills;
knowledge of career development theory, career coaching, and internship-search strategies;
demonstrated experience with internship program development and management, employer development, recruiting, or similar development/relationship building activities;
demonstrated experience working with data and writing data-driven reports.
experience creating and managing events;
experience using higher education software systems such as Banner, CRM software or any other higher education campus management software;
and experience working with and serving diverse populations.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity. Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Established in 1889 as a state normal school with the sole mission of training teachers, the SUNY College at Oneonta was a founding member of the State University of New York system in 1948. Today, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upper Susquehanna Valley of rural central New York and our global society.