Experiential Outreach Coordinator

The Department of Experiential Learning at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full time Experiential Outreach Coordinator.

Posting Date:  March 23, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin April 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf  or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/

Date of Appointment:  On/around May 15, 2017

Description of Responsibilities:  Identify and develop relationships within the community to provide opportunities for co-ops, internships, mentoring, and project based learning opportunities for students. Present to students and community benefits of experiential learning. Plan and implement events, workshops, presentations to classrooms and community partners. Oversee and track recruitment opportunities for community partners. Maintain database of opportunities and community partners. Monitor student placement.  Advise students on experiential opportunities. Coordinate the execution of surveys, reports and assessments to measure effectiveness of experiential learning.

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Public Relations, Marketing or closely related field
  • Two years of professional work experience, or a combination of schooling and work in Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Experiential Learning and Career development, Business Development , International Experiential Learning development and International student recruitment
  • Excellent public speaking and written communication skills
  • Strong project and event management skills; strong organizational skills
  • High proficiency in MS office, including Excel and PowerPoint, and experience in using LinkedIn or similar sites, and other professional social networking sites
  • Experience in building and nurturing relationships with internal and external constituencies: students, faculty, businesses, organizations and alumni

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Business, Human Resources, Public Relations, Marketing or closely related field

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, copies of unofficial transcripts, resume/curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to:


If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:  Scott Ball (315) 312-2151 or scott.ball@oswego.edu

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  The Center for Experiential Learning collaborates with academic units and other functions that are relevant to experiential education and career planning including pre-professional advising, community service, undergraduate research, and entrepreneurial activities. The Center is the source of information for all experiential opportunities for the campus as well as a resource for SUNY.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.  

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/annual-security-and-fire-report

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.   

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