Asst Coop Coordinator
Requisition Number: FTFR000181
Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design
FT/PT: Full Time
Cooperative Education Coordinators work with students, academic faculty members and employers to promote the integration of a practice-based component with the liberal learning and discipline-based components of students’ education. He/she will also work with employers to develop jobs commensurate with student interests and abilities.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position working with students majoring in Art + Design (Graphic Design, Creative Industries, Art, Digital Art) in the College of Arts, Media + Design. The coordinator is expected to develop partnerships with employers by working with executive, supervisory and human resources contacts. Develop new and maintain ongoing co-op positions and make appropriate referrals to other co-op with regard to co-op positions. Maintain understanding of industry/field, employers, and positions. Communicate co-op activity by maintaining placepro database. He/she will prepare students for the co-op assignment, maintain contact with students during their co-op assignment to maintain connection with the University, and discuss the assignment upon return to the University to enhance their co-op experience. Collaborate with college faculty, administration and co-op coordinators to help students integrate their co-op and academic education, and share knowledge of industry with academic faculty to integrate work-based learning with curriculum-based learning. Coordinate with other co-op coordinators to develop a deep reservoir of quality co-op experiences by performing annual reviews, leveling of all co-op positions and conducting annual site visits to employers. Perform other duties as assigned. Attend group meetings to ensure collaboration and support of goals, objectives and policies.
Cooperative Education Coordinator appointments are made to those individuals who have special skills and/or academic and work experience that qualify them to fulfill the goals of the Cooperative Education program. Master’s degree required. Industry experience is desirable. Familiarity with technology essential. Knowledge of cooperative education a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience working with a diverse staff/student population, and a demonstrated commitment to achieving and maintaining diversity in the workplace required. He/she must have personal transportation and a valid driver’s license as travel is required.
This is a 10 month, benefits-eligible position.
All applications (cover letter, resume and list of references) are submitted online at Careers at Northeastern, https://neu.peopleadmin.com/. Any questions about this position may be addressed to Craig Bettinson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-373-4261.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.