Institution: University of Kentucky, Stuckert Career Center

Title: Assistant Director, Experiential Education

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Deadline to Apply: February 10, 2020

Position Summary: The primary purpose of this role is to support student career readiness through outreach to employers and the development of programs and services that support student matriculation into internships and other forms of experiential education, in addition to supporting the professional development and career exploration of students through advisement services. The Office of Experiential Education assists students in preparing to compete for internships, professional employment, and admission into graduate school by helping students connect with experiential education opportunities. This position will plan, implement, and conduct outreach workshops, presentations, and programs to educate and inform students, faculty members, staff members, and administrators about career programs, services, internships, undergraduate research programs, and other applied-learning opportunities. This individual will develop partnerships and work collaboratively with staff from Employer Relations and Community Partnerships in the Stuckert Career Center to expand interactions with public, private, and nonprofit employers to create and increase career-related experiential learning and employment connections for students across campus academic units. This position will indirectly supervise staff and student assistants from Employer Relations and Community Partnerships in the Stuckert Center. The Experiential Education position will be responsible for tracking, assessing, and evaluating efforts related to both credit-bearing and non-credit-bearing opportunities, including following guidelines and rules related to enrollment in experiential education course sections. This position will provide accurate data collection, documenting employer engagement in experiential learning and campus programs and events, e.g., internships, shadowing, co-ops, research, new jobs, and volunteer experiences. This position will create outcome reports and materials to reflect efforts, connections, and engagement. This position will perform other duties as needed to ensure the success of career services on behalf of UK, the Stuckert Career Center, its students, and alumni.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities: Extremely well organized with excellent follow-through ability. Effectively manage multiple tasks and competing priorities; experience in counseling, advising or teaching of students/adults on their career/professional development; ability to collaborate cross-functionally and to interface effectively with employers, students, alumni, faculty and university administrators; ability to embrace and drive change and to organize and manage multiple priorities, programs, and projects, both independently and in a team; proficient in the use of web-based software. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required; must demonstrate effective oral and written communication, program planning, presentation, and computer skills; ability to establish rapport and relate well to students, faculty, employers, and staff; ability to work with a diverse population of team members and constituents; willingness to work collaboratively with academic units; service-oriented approach; careful attention to detail.

Preferred Education/Experience: Prefer a Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel, human resources, higher education, communication, business administration, or related field; prefer a minimum of 3 years of experience working with college students; prefer 1-2 years’ experience in supervising; experience in college/university career services and/or in sourcing college talent for an employer (a minimum three years of experience is strongly desired).


Associate Director, Career Center
Working Title: Associate Director, Student Relations
Illinois State University
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General Summary: The Associate Director is a member of the Career Center Director’s leadership team, which collaboratively works to provide leadership and vision in the establishment of policy and procedures to effectively deliver comprehensive career services.

It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.

Asst Co-op Education Coordinator & Employer Engagement Specialist
Northeastern University
Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Requisition Number FTFR001274
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Northeastern University is a national leader in cooperative education in which students alternate between academic study and work experiences. Due to increased growth in student enrollment at both the undergraduate and masters level within the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, the College is seeking an Assistant Co-op Education Coordinator & Employer Engagement Specialist. The candidate will focus on undergraduate student co-op support and the creation of co-op/internship assignments that provide quality work experiences for both undergraduate and Masters students. This position will fill a vacancy. You will join a team of 13 highly motivated, professional, collaborative individuals who provide an outstanding cooperative education program to Khoury College students. This position will report to, and work closely with, the Khoury College Assistant Director of Employer Engagement. It is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position, working with students in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences.

Specific responsibilities will include:

1. Student Preparation.

The Assistant Cooperative Education Coordinator & Employer Engagement Specialist will prepare undergraduate students for their co-op assignments, maintain contact with students during the assignment, and reflect on the assignment upon students’ return to the University. Coordinators work with students in many venues including one-on-one, workshops, and classroom. They assist with interviewing skills, resume writing, communication skills, professional behavior, transitioning to the workplace, ethics, and other relevant learning objectives. Teach classes or lead workshops for students as needed.

2. Employer Relations/Job Development.

The Assistant Cooperative Education Coordinator & Employer Engagement Specialist is expected to develop partnerships with employers by working with executive, supervisory and human resources contacts. They will develop new and maintain ongoing co-op positions and an understanding of industry/field, employers, and positions. The position requires strengthening, establishing and cultivating relationships with employers through networking, site visits, alumni connections, faculty connections, parents, conferences, cold calls, etc. They are expected to conduct site visits to new and existing employers and to implement strategies to develop new and enhanced employer connections, including those outside of Massachusetts. In addition, supporting other co-op coordinators within the College will be expected. Experience with job development, developing client relationships and ability to promote cooperative education are critical for this position.


Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in human resources, employer relations, job development or related position. Strong interpersonal and communications skills to establish and maintain effective employer and student relationships. Excellent written skills with the ability to compose creative, concise communications which is both informative and accurate. Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of autonomy as well as collaborate successfully with team members. Proven organizational and time management skills to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, with shifting priorities. Strong presentation and networking skills. Experience working or dealing with the high tech industry a plus. Willingness to travel required.

Experience working with a diverse staff/student population, and a demonstrated commitment to achieving and maintaining diversity in the workplace is required. They must have personal transportation and a valid driver’s license, as travel to visit students and employers is required.

Manager of Student Employment,  Career Center
University of South Carolina

The Career Center at the University of South Carolina is looking for innovative, student-focused team members with a growth mindset. We’re launching some new approaches to career service delivery and adding value to the student employment experience.

We are adding a Manager of Student Employment to our Experiential Education team. Interested in creating a value-added experience that links on-campus student employment with career readiness skills apply today!