Open Rank Coop Coordinator-1

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 1, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Open Rank Coop Coordinator-1

About the Opportunity

The Co-op Coordinator is expected to develop new and maintain ongoing partnerships with employers and make appropriate referrals for students applying to these positions in the creative industries. The Co-op Coordinator will also partner with relevant stakeholders across the university to ensure effective development, management, implementation and growth of both domestic and international employer partnerships. These internal stakeholders will include, but are not limited to, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, the Office of Career Development, the Co-op Directors, other Co-op Coordinators across majors and colleges, and the Global Experience Office. The Co-op Coordinator will also partner with external resources as well - business associations, chambers, organizations, etc. - as a component of a strategic approach to employer engagement. The Co-op Coordinator must be able to develop strategies to leverage our students expertise and, in doing so, position both the University and the College as a global talent solution provider. Seeking candidates who have experience in the creative fields, innovative mindset, and an interdisciplinary focus.

The Co-op Coordinator will prepare students for the co-op search and work experience, by teaching co-op related courses each semester, through individual career advising meetings. He/she will be available to advise students during co-op assignments and will provide an opportunity for students to reflect about their co-op experiences when they return to classes. The Co-op Coordinator will perform co-op, college and university service, and will engage in service/professional development opportunities outside of the University to enhance the reputation of the co-op program and the University.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A master's degree in college student development, counseling, education, or a related Art, Media and Design field is required by the appointment start date, as well as a minimum of three years of professional work experience. Familiarity with technology is essential. Knowledge of co-operative education a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary. Experience working with a diverse staff/student population, and a demonstrated commitment to achieving and maintaining diversity in the workplace required. Ability to work well with others is essential.

The Co-op Coordinator is expected to develop new and maintain ongoing partnerships with employers and make appropriate referrals for students applying to these positions in the creative industries. The Co-op Coordinator will also partner with relevant stakeholders across the university to ensure effective development, management, implementation and growth of both domestic and international employer partnerships. These internal stakeholders will include, but are not limited to, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, the Office of Career Development, the Co-op Directors, other Co-op Coordinators across majors and colleges, and the Global Experience Office. The Co-op Coordinator will also partner with external resources as well - business associations, chambers, organizations, etc. - as a component of a strategic approach to employer engagement. The Co-op Coordinator must be able to develop strategies to leverage our students expertise and, in doing so, position both the University and the College as a global talent solution provider. Seeking candidates who have experience in the creative fields, innovative mindset, and an interdisciplinary focus. The Co-op Coordinator will prepare students for the co-op search and work experience, by teaching co-op related courses each semester, through individual career advising meetings. He/she will be available to advise students during co-op assignments and will provide an opportunity for students to reflect about their co-op experiences when they return to classes. The Co-op Coordinator will perform co-op, college and university service, and will engage in service/professional development opportunities outside of the University to enhance the reputation of the co-op program and the University.

Ideal candidates for at least one of the available roles will have experience, interest, and an established professional network in the Game Design, Animation, and/or Media Arts industries, as well as knowledge of creating digital portfolios showcasing work experience. The Coordinator in this role will be responsible for growing employer partnerships in these fields in order to create co-op and other experiential education opportunities for students. This will require thoughtful collaboration with CAMD academic faculty who are strong proponents of the cooperative education program and partnership with other cooperative education faculty.

Position Type

Academic

Additional Information

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 law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


To apply, visit https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Open-Rank-Coop-Coordinator-1_R105223



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