Inclusive Internship Project Coordinator

DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

The primary goal of this position is to assist the Director of Career Development in facilitation of a foundation gift to enhance the educational experience and facilitate financial support to students who participate in what would otherwise be an unpaid internship experience. These efforts will align with the mission of Edgewood College, as well as standards of quality developed through professional, federal and state guidelines.

Responsibilities:

Outreach

  • Advance ongoing employer relations to develop and grow participation in project
  • Act as liaison for project expectations and logistics with department faculty and staff of participating students
  • Build student awareness of and participation in project

Processes and Procedures

  • Determine employer and student eligibility for participation in project
  • Develop, maintain and activate processes and procedures for employer and student registration
  • Ensure criteria during participation is being met by employers and students, including employer site visits
  • Administer/collect hours of internship and payment of stipend to students

Tracking and Assessment

  • Maintain and develop tools used to assess eligibility and participation
  • Monitor and manage the use and utilization of a tracking and assessment system

Marketing and Event Coordination

  • Assist in optimal marketing strategy aimed at students, faculty and staff, and community to promote project on and off campus
  • Develop promotional material for project and update as needed
  • Assist in event coordination and other programming for participants of project

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum two years professional experience related to the coordination of internship and career development programming, or other grant facilitation

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrate initiative and be student success focused
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, the college mission and student population

Other Qualifications:

Demonstrates multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. In addition, the successful candidate must have a demonstrated desire to support the mission of the college by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources – IIPC
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
E-mail: humanresources@edgewood.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer