Institution: University of Massachusetts Boston

Title: On-Campus Professional Apprenticeship Program Manager

To apply visit: UMass Job Posting

Closing date: March 5, 2020

Position Summary: The Professional Apprenticeship Program Manager will work closely with the chancellor, career services, student affairs, HR, and campus departments to build an on-campus apprenticeship program for first and second year undergraduates. The manager will administer the on-campus apprenticeship program on a day-to-day basis, recruiting students into the program, connecting with advisors and faculty to help students navigate their options, and working with departments to identify apprenticeship opportunities and mentors. The coordinator will be responsible for approving apprenticeship postings and will support students and departments in the application process. They will also manage the professional development, feedback, and evaluation cycles to ensure that students are learning and building skills, and that they are making positive contributions to their host departments. Implement a pilot in spring 2020 for 30 students with the goal of scaling the program to 75 in fall 2020 and ultimately to 1,000 students annually by 2024.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, Career/Employment Counseling, MBA or a closely related field preferred. A minimum of three-five (3-5) years of work experience in college/university operations in a higher education setting or corporate/non-profit human resources required. Experience effectively hiring, supervising, and evaluating student and professional staff. Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally and to interact effectively with employers, students, alumni, faculty and university administrators.

  • The ability to plan and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and balance priorities under time constraints, while maintaining strong attention to detail; the ability to evaluate programs and collect and analyze data; and strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of computer database software, spreadsheets, and word processing and the ability to understand integrated computer systems (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Salesforce, Handshake, etc.).
  • Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented.
  • Knowledge of budget management.
  • Able to understand college-wide policies and procedures and HR employment legal issues.
  • Ability to conduct research and resolve problems.
  • Must possess excellent customer service, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Able to work well under pressure, multi-task effectively, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Able to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion when working with students, staff, and faculty. 


Institution: Bradley University

Title: Director Springer Center for Internships

To apply visit: Bradley University’s Posting

The Smith Career Center invites candidates for the full-time position of Director serving the Springer Center for Internships.   

Responsibilities of the Director include but are not limited to: employer and internship development activities; coordinating existing internship processes; communicating internship outcomes; leading a team and an advisory board; actively participating on other assigned teams; coordinating international student internship advising; and providing workshops and presentations concerning the creation and assessment of internships.  The Director works with administration, faculty, staff, other university units, and employers. Some evening and weekend work is required. The Director reports to the Executive Director of the Smith Career Center.

Candidates must possess demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills in addition to proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel. Candidates must also be detail-oriented, possess proven problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  The successful candidate will communicate a commitment to the University and Student Affairs values of student success, knowledge & discovery, inclusiveness & connectivity, and excellence. A bachelor’s degree is required upon start of the position. Candidates must have experience in career services, experiential learning, student affairs, talent acquisition, or a related field.