A. Educational Background: Associates degree required.
B. Experience: Minimum of two-year professional work in a college
setting, preferably in a community college. Ability to work with
internal and external stakeholders to develop, oversee and monitor
applied learning opportunities for FLCC students. Experience and
demonstrated capacity for working both independently and in a
team-oriented, collaborative environment.
C. Special Skills: Strong oral and written communication skills,
organizational and human relations skills required. Ability to work
respectfully with confidential information and make referrals as
appropriate. Microsoft office and database management skills
required. Experience within offices of career, internships, applied
learning and/or volunteer settings preferred. Knowledge of, respect
for, and successful engagement with members of other cultures or
2. General Functions
The Technical Specialist- Applied Learning and Internships reports
directly to the AVP of Academic Technology and High Impact
Practices. Collaborates with the Career Service Office and the
Assistant Director of Student Life on applied learning and
internship promotion, monitoring and assessment. The Technical
Specialist provides critical administrative, programmatic and
analytic support for applied learning and internship initiatives
3. Specific Responsibilities:
A. Develop in consultation with the AVP a work plan for the SUNY
Next Generation Job Linkage Program.
B. Compile and maintain database of experiential curricular
resources, and distribute to faculty across disciplines.
C. Collaborate with stakeholders at all levels across campus to
work on applied learning/internships-related initiatives and
D. Assist with applied learning marketing updates, including
website updates, writing for publications, social media, etc.
E. In collaboration with ACPI Office, collect and analyze data from
multiple sources, prepare data and reports as required.
F. Ensure accuracy of database of applied learning/internship
G. Create and maintain database of external partners for
course-based applied learning projects (if and when possible,
utilize Purple Briefcase software).
H. Develop and execute planning events (e.g., workshops, trainings,
committee meetings) for students, faculty and community partners on
applied learning/internships guidelines, outcomes and legal
I. Develop program marketing, including ability to use social
media, for applied learning/internship opportunities to
J. Represent Finger Lakes Community College at the SUNY level by
participating in local, regional and State conferences related to
Applied Learning & Internships.
K. Stay abreast of trends and best-practices, make recommendations,
on the topics of applied learning & internships.
L. Create accessible and welcoming learning environments that are
supportive and inclusive of all students, taking into account the
diverse and intersecting identities and backgrounds that many of
those students may hold or claim. Including but not limited to
nontraditional and first-generation students, students with
disabilities, students of color, students from underrepresented
groups, international students, LGBTQ+ students, religion,
socioeconomic status, and gender
M. Perform other duties as assigned.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job
description contains only qualifications that are required, with or
without a reasonable accommodation.
1. Ability to use computer for extended periods of time.
2. Will work primarily in an office environment.
3. May be required to travel by car to offsite locations.