Coordinator of Career Development – Internships and Experiential Learning
To help support the work of Chatham University we have an immediate opening for a Coordinator of Career Development-for Internships and Experiential Learning. The coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Career Development.
Under limited supervision, the Coordinator will provide high-level support in areas of Internships and Experiential Learning through database management, internship contract management and tracking, and administrative management of the university internship program.
The Coordinator will provide support for students, staff, and faculty navigating internship search and registration process; and support the Associate Director in growing and supporting university internship program. This is a hybrid position with the opportunity to work remotely 1-2 days per week during certain times throughout the year.
Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals’ intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention. Learn more at: https://www.chatham.edu/mission-and-values/diversity-and-inclusion/index.html.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Serve as primary support person for university staff, faculty, and students regarding the university internship requirement.
- Provide consultation for students seeking an internship and assist in completion of all necessary registration requirements provide general career consultation for undergraduate and graduate students across a range of degree programs in areas like resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, job searching, networking, and professional identity development (training can be provided on this aspect of the position).
- Liaise and frequently communicate with Internship site supervisors and employer partners that may serve as internship host sites in collaboration with / under the direction of the Associate Director.
- Initiate, manage, and provide quality control for learning agreements, faculty and student correspondence, and outreach to internship sites.
- Coordinate and facilitate Student Internship Preparation workshops and reflection groups, and maintain resources for students, faculty, and staff as it pertains to the internship requirement.
- Assist with the dissemination of electronic assessments and other data collection related to the internship program.
- Maintain current knowledge of university processes and build relationships with relevant university personnel.
- Supervise internship graduate assistants.
- Minimum of bachelor’s degree
- Previous experience within higher education setting preferred
- Experience with database management, data collection, and reporting
- Strong communication skills, written skills, and computer skills
- Ability to manage detail-oriented projects
- Proven track record of building and maintaining relationships a range of populations
How to Apply:
Applications accepted only via www.chatham.edu/careers (direct link is https://chatham.applicantpro.com/jobs/2829585.html) and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please include:
- Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
- Contact information for three professional references
All application materials should be uploaded in the “Resume” section at the same time at the time of application. The system will not allow applicants to make edits to their applications after submission.
Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, and-as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)-is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.
Chatham’s mission is: “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community.
Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.
Located in Pittsburgh, PA-one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns-Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses.