Detailed Job Description
The Internship Office Program Coordinator is responsible for managing all campus internship activities, serving as a central resource for developing student internship opportunities, managing employer inquiries and requests, collaborating with individual academic departments to enhance existing programs or assist in the development of new programs, addressing risk management issues and supporting the matching process between students and employers.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Provide leadership and direction in the design and implementation of the internship program.
- Develop partnerships with businesses, non-profits, and government agencies to create internship opportunities for students.
- Work with academic programs to create new internship programs or enhance existing programs.
- Facilitate student placements in appropriate internship assignments with employers, advising students through the search process, reviewing résumés, and preparing students for interviews.
- Collect and track placement data.
- Conduct regular assessment activities of the internship program.
- Manage employer requests to the college for interns.
- Recruit and train faculty to coordinate department level internship programs.
- Provide leadership and support for all college-wide internship and job workshops and fairs.
- Address employment law and risk management issues and communicate as appropriate with the college community.
- Collaborate with other college offices and departments as appropriate.
- Participate in local and national internship professional organizations and networks.
- Inform the campus community of national internship trends and activities.
- Conduct outreach activities to promote internship opportunities and activities.
- Manage budget.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director or Associate Vice President.
Bachelor's degree or higher required
A minimum of five years experience developing internships
A minimum of one year supervisory skills required
Experience developing and maintaining community partner relationships with businesses, non-profits, and government agencies
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with community organizations, public and private agencies, community college leadership, faculty, staff, students, and the public
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Internet
Ability to network with local, regional, and national resources
Familiarity with employment law and employment recruiting trends
Demonstrated ability to evaluate, assess, and interpret a variety of program details aligned with programmatic goals and objectives.
Demonstrated organizational, planning and marketing skills
Familiarity with the Anne Arundel County community helpful
Special Instructions to Applicants
Resume and cover letter are required
As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening
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