Coordinator-Internship Services (CAPS) - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Director of Internship Services and the Dean of the College, the Coordinator – Internship Services (CAPS) manages the day-to- day functions of the internship program for the College of Aviation and Public Services. Collaborates with employers to initiate and develop internships that will accommodate the needs of students, academic programs, university internship requirements and employers. Markets Internship opportunities and the internship program to students, faculty and administration within the college. Counsels individually with students to assess needs and provide assistance in preparing for and locating internship opportunities. Assists students in registering for an internship to obtain college credit. Coordinates the selection of faculty mentor(s) and assists in overseeing and training faculty on the Canvas Internship Course, and other required university policies as directed by the Internship Services Director. Provides a clear and organized structure for students within the college to complete internship requirements and obtain credit. Tracks internship performance data, participates in strategic planning and reports regularly to the Director of Internship Services and the Dean of the College.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in directly related field of study or a combination of education and experience totaling four years is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus three to five years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling at least seven years.


Knowledge of current social economic and employment conditions, trends and job placement methods.

Knowledge of employment laws and university regulations affecting internships.

Knowledge of basic marketing principles, including creating and facilitating campaigns.

Knowledge of effective use of social media for both marketing and employer relations.

Knowledge of job search, counseling and career planning.

Knowledge of aviation and public services industry is a plus.


Skilled with computer software (Microsoft Office) and other office software as applied to management of student records, report preparation and related activities.

Skilled in other multimedia software such as Canvas and Adobe Creative Cloud a plus.

Excellent writing and composition skills.

Well-developed interpersonal communication, problem-solving, decision-making and prioritization skills.

Skilled in creativity, innovation and detail-oriented.


Ability to work with individuals from multiple authority levels and diverse backgrounds.

Ability to manage several diverse projects simultaneously to meet deadlines.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Ability to be self-directed and to complete tasks without supervision.

Ability to build professional relationships with current and potential employers.

Ability to assist students in developing internship plans.

Pay Range

$17.83 - $22.29

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • AVPAA/Engaged Learning
  • Coordinator-Internship Services (CAPS)
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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