Co-op Manager (Career Services)

Michigan, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

About Kettering: Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Job Specific Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree with two to three years of progressive experience in higher education, career counseling, recruiting, and/or business setting. Experience working with diverse constituencies and the ability to travel for extended periods of time are required. Previous experience in public speaking or presentations. Demonstrated familiarity with PC and software applications. Must possess a current valid unrestricted driver’s license.

Understand and have a commitment to Kettering University Values
a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students.
b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.
c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.
d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.
e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with co-operative education, career services, and/or corporate relations. Advanced education: Master’s Degree preferred; additional training or certifications.


Monitors student and employer co-op experience by maintaining ongoing contact, performing reviews of co-op positions, reviewing employer and student evaluations, and conducting employer site visits.

Markets, promotes, and sells Kettering’s co-op program to employers by developing and maintaining co-op and full-time job opportunities. Reviews, assists, and provides counsel to employers in the development of co-op job descriptions, work plans, and employment issues. Frequent travel and joint go to market recruitment efforts.

Advise/coach students and provides assistance with resumes, cover letters, interview skills, and job search techniques. Promotes and markets cooperative education to students. Leverage CRM to provide excellent service and effective action. Utilize data to manage pipeline and make data-driven decisions.

Coordinate and develop experiential education curriculum and student learning activities including online modules, work reflections, and immersion experiences. Schedule, meet, and facilitate scheduled group, and individual instructional and advising sessions.

Maintains ongoing communication and relationships with Kettering community


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