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Internship Coordinator

Requisition ID: req1740

Job Title: Internship Coordinator

Department: Business, Engineering & Tech

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Temporary

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Annual

Compensation: $50,000

Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm and hours outside normal working schedule as necessary.

End Date(if applicable): 11/1/2018

Job Description:

In support of the internship program at Columbus State Community College, this position will develop partnerships with industry and educational agencies in central Ohio region for the purposes of securing opportunities for student internships. They will Serve as a representative of the College to develop industry partnerships that drive successful program outcomes or strengthens college goal attainment of experiential learning and career readiness.

General responsibilities will likely fall into one of the following areas. Execution of the responsibilities will continually evolve and adjust based on programmatic activity and institutional seasons. Additional related responsibilities could occur in order to accomplish the objectives of the program.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must work assigned schedule, exhibit regular and predictable attendance and work overtime as required to meet workload demands. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled persons covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.

Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.

1) Coordinates Internship Program: Works with industry partners to develop internship opportunities for students, aligned to programs of study. Maintains an online job board to communicate existing opportunities to faculty and students. Serves as the primary contact and resource to industry, faculty and students for internship-related needs. Monitors internship courses and assists with course enrollment, as needed.

2) Program Outreach: Contributes to the development and execution of an overarching strategic plan for outreach and engagement. Develops a month-by-month outreach plan that assists in driving increased enrollment in internship programs and the development of internship opportunities. Coordinates outreach to students in relevant programs of study. When necessary, collects and develop project specific content for outreach efforts and attends outreach events.

3) Data Tracking and Reporting: Uses forms and collects data related to internship participation, satisfaction, and performance from employer mentor, student interns, and college faculty. Maintains database of key metrics related to outreach efforts, inquiries and responses. Works to collect and compile necessary data, maintains confidentiality of sensitive information for reporting progress and metrics to internal stakeholders. Develops and submits consistent formative reports, annual summative report, and program updates regularly to supervisor.

4) Project Management: Functions as the project manager, handles day-to-day activities and ensures that all aspects of the Internship Program project are done according to the processes and procedures aligned with the internship program. Develops a work plan and strategic approach to deliverables aligned with creating internship opportunities and effectively engaging eligible students. Serves as Project Manager for internship related grant projects in the division.

5) Internship Liaison: Works with project's internal stakeholders and develops external partnerships. Acts as liaison to industry representatives, students, faculty and internal institutional areas. Presents program to local industry associations, round-tables, and councils. Works to develop the engagement of industry organizations for internship opportunities on behalf of the college.

6) Compliance: Connects with students to ensure compliance on internship qualifications. Communicates hour requirements, works with faculty to verify approval forms, and ensures students are aligned with a mentor. Provides specific resources and directs students to CSCC career services for opportunities on soft skill development, resume writing and review, interview assistance, and career consultation.

7) Builds Trusting Relationships: Communicates and works with various staff and faculty on internship related activities. This includes full-time, partial full-time and part-time personnel associated with college activities. Collaborates with the supervisor and academic department to coordinate aligned activities. Uses appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal and external partners; interacts with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

8) High-Impact Communication: Clearly and succinctly conveys information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations. Communicates in a focused and compelling way that drives others' thoughts and actions. Understands how to tailor communications to a variety of target audiences.

9) Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works overtime as required meeting workload demands.

10) Performs other related duties as required.

Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee regularly talks and hears. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge: project management practices; internship development; outreach and engagement strategies; career coaching; career planning and development processes; job search strategies; computer software programs and applications; databases; CRM systems; public relations and cultural diversity. Skills: verbal and written communications; listening; preparing written reports; preparing training plans, counseling plans and individual employment plans, problem solving and analytical thinking; operating general office and job related equipment; planning, maintaining and promoting good public relations; customer service; project management, developing sales or work plans, networking with other organizations and businesses; general typing; organizing and coordinating career or educational programs. Abilities: serve as official college representative; work independently demonstrating initiative; coordinate multiple activities and tasks; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; originate correspondence; maintain confidential and sensitive information; work effectively with persons of varying cultures and diversity; develop, implement and deliver effective assessment programs; facilitate groups; conduct individual counseling services, anticipate, analyze and resolve problems.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline such as; Engineering, Business, Education, or Communications.

Preferred Qualifications: At least two years of experience working with experiential learning programs and at least one year of project management experience.

Additional Information: Applicants are encouraged to attach a cover letter detailing their experience working with experiential learning programs and managing projects.