Internship Coordinator for HSI and EOP Initiatives
Location: Santa Cruz Job ID: 13048
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Initial Review Date (IRD): 01-06-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Under the general direction of the Associate Director for Student Employment, Internships and Experiential Learning, and with a dotted reporting line to Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP), the Internship Coordinator will utilize a theoretical understanding of equity innovation, student success, and career development to advise and guide students toward internship opportunities. The internship coordinator will work closely with the HSI team to also cultivate and maintain campus and external relationships that lead to internship opportunities for students, convening, leading, and curating campus wide conversations about experiential learning theories, models, and activities. Provide a holistic approach to coordination of internship cultivation and oversight, with a focus on equity and inclusion. Performs independently, but may receive guidance in developing new career advising / coaching services and programs.
The Division of Student Affairs and Success provides campus-wide coordination and leadership for student success programs and activities across departments, divisions, colleges, and administrative units. The Student Affairs and Success Division includes Career Success, the Student Success Resource Centers, Dean of Students, Student Conduct, and Student Health, which all provide direct services and resources to students, and the Student Success Equity Research Center (SSERC), which provides data, research, and evaluation support for the campus and manages the adviser case management, early alert, and predictive analytics systems that are part of the student success initiatives. Student Achievement and Equity Innovation (SAEI), another critical unit within the Division, includes student services and academic support units with a goal of increasing and sustaining student retention and success with a focus on educational equity. Student Achievement and Equity Innovation includes the following units and teams: Disability Resource Center, Educational Opportunity Programs, Learning Support Services, Resource Centers (African American, American Indian, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Chicano/Latino, Women's Center, Lionel Cantu Queer Center), Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students, and Hispanic-Serving Institution Initiatives.
The Mission of UCSC Career Success is to prepare students for what they want to do with their lives by developing relevant career skills. Career Success envisions that Banana Slugs change the world, wherever they are, however they can.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Range Information: $60,000 - $65,000 No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment Job End Date: None Work Location: UC Santa Cruz main campus, Bay Tree Bookstore, Third Floor Union Representation: None
Job Duties 50%: Internship Cultivation, Curation, and Coordination
Cultivates and maintains campus and external relationships that lead to internship opportunities for students, convening, leading, and curating campus wide conversations about experiential learning theories, models, activities with a particular focus on Career Pathway programs associated with programs such as HSI GANAS Grant, the Professional Career Development Program (PCDP), and the Entrepreneur Program.
Individual/group advisement for students interested in experiential learning, develop and facilitate innovative workshops, and manage, develop, and advertise the experiential learning career information resources available through career and employment services.
Facilitate placement of students in positions related to their academic major, monitor students' on-site assignments, and develop support documentation for academic credit and/or university recognition.
Collaborate with other departments/student services to effectively market experiential learning through outreach programming. Promote the accessibility of experiential learning postings as well as experiential learning job-search strategies. Conduct outreach to current/prospective students and other stakeholders to promote benefits of experiential learning.
Counsels undergraduate and graduate students and alumni on internship options and opportunities, including customized services for specific populations.
Helps students identify their interests, values, skills, and personalities, and understand how these factors relate to academic / career satisfaction and choices.
Uses standard quantitative and qualitative assessments to help clients assess career goals.
Provides guidance to departments / colleges / schools on providing resources to meet students' career needs
Researches and organizes economic and employment trend data, and designs materials for presentation to students and organization professionals.
Modifies and conducts workshops and presents programs to meet the needs of students and staff.
Maintains and enhances relationships with corporations and other organizations to develop and modify potential internships, and promote external relations with the organization relating to career services for students and alumni.
Nurtures positive relations with alumni, donors and mentors to increase internship opportunities and program support. Maintains and enhances relationships with campus organizations to develop potential host resources, and promote external relations with alumni relating to career connections for students.
Develops and implements marketing and outreach programs to promote programs and services.
45%: Career Pathways Program
In close coordination and collaboration with the HSI GANAS Grant team and Education Opportunity Programs (EOP), the Internship Coordinator will develop, curate, and maintain internship opportunities for the Career Pathway Internship program. This program will consist of specialized experiential learning activities for students identified for the Career Pathways program. Annual program goals for the Coordinator will include identifying and cultivating a cohort of students, developing a career readiness course, providing advising sessions to the cohort. These activities will be aligned with the HSI GANAS grant terms.
In addition the Coordinator will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining internship opportunities that prepare students for careers in in-demand industries in the State of California. These internships are also meant to teach students financial literacy skills, reduce college debt, and provide students with specialized career advising services.
5%: Other Duties
Special projects, committee assignments, and other duties as assigned by the Associate Director and/or the Executive Director.
Thinks creatively and innovatively about revenue generation and grant development, and participates in activities that result in the same.
Helps with decision-making, goal setting, action planning, and identifying internal / external obstacles to obtaining goals.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Strong knowledge of experiential learning theories, student success, inclusive excellence, career development theories, career coaching techniques, career decision making, and learning styles.
Thorough knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice; workshop and program design.
Knowledge of higher education programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Thorough knowledge of workshop and program design and management.
Outstanding oral, written, and digital communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to uphold the UCSC nondiscrimination policy by actively promoting inclusion communities diverse by race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer related or genetic characteristics), genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services.
Excellent interpersonal, cultural competence, and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated experience and achievement providing career advising and/or counseling to students who are first-generation to college, low-income, underrepresented, non-traditional and/or immigrant backgrounds
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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