Assistant/Associate/Senior Co-op Coordinator Open Rank
About the Opportunity
About the Opportunity:
The D'Amore-McKim School of Business is seeking a Co-op Coordinator
to work with our undergraduate student population. This position is
a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. You will join a
team of 27 highly motivated, professional, collaborative
individuals who provide an outstanding cooperative education
program to business students.
Education of Students: The Co-op Coordinator educates students
through their career development. They educate, advise, and coach
students, developing and delivering effective teaching and coaching
programs that enable students to be successful in today's global
business environment. This includes, but is not limited to, working
with students one-on-one, in workshops and in the classroom.
The Co-op Coordinator teaches a career education course each
semester, and coaches students through group and individual
meetings. Classroom preparation includes teaching interviewing
skills, professional behavior and communication, workplace ethics,
and as well as leadership skills and self-awareness and emotional
The Co-op Coordinator also maintains contact with students while
engaged in their co-op experience and works with students through
their post-co-op reflection.
Cooperative education is an integral
part of the academic experience at Northeastern and our philosophy
is that learning in the classroom is enriched by practical
experience, and practical experience enriches classroom learning.
The Coordinator collaborates with academic faculty, administration,
and the co-op community to guide students in the integration of
their co-op and academic experiences. The Co-op Coordinator shares
knowledge of industry with academic faculty to integrate
employment-based learning with curriculum-based learning.
Employer Relations/Job Development: The Co-op Coordinator develops
new partnerships and expands current employer programs by engaging
with managers, human resources contacts, and alumni. They engage in
lifelong learning to develop and maintain a current understanding
of the industry, employers, and positions. Activities to support
this endeavor include site visits to new and existing employers,
outreach to potential new co-op employer partners, and active
participation in relevant professional organizations. High-level
customer-orientation, strong presentation skills, and experience in
building and maintaining client relationships is essential. Prior
professional experience in industry is preferred.
The Co-op Coordinator also engages in service to
the Cooperative Education department, D'Amore-McKim School of
Business, and to Northeastern University. Service includes making
presentations to prospective students and newly admitted students;
participation on committees and task forces; and serving as an
advisor to student organizations.
- A master's degree in college student development, counseling,
education, psychology or a business-related field, is required by
the appointment start date, as well as a minimum of three years of
professional work experience.
- Experience as a career coach, certification preferable, but not
- Teaching experience in a classroom environment.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, and comfort
presenting to diverse audiences.
- Experience working with a diverse staff and/or student
population and a demonstrated commitment to achieving and
maintaining diversity in the workplace.
- Proficiency in computer/technology and database maintenance,
and strong organizational skills.
- Knowledge and appreciation of cooperative education and/or
experiential learning and its impact on an individual's career
- Ability to effectively engage a diverse network of global
stakeholders, across time zones.
- An academic degree in a related business profession, or
experience in career development and counseling of business
- Knowledge of cooperative education and/or experiential
- Experience working with an international student
Qualified applicants should submit a resume and concise cover
letter highlighting relevant professional experience.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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