Assistant Director of Employer Relations for Internships
Position Title: Assistant Director of Employer Relations for Internships
Department: Center for Career and Community Engagement
Supervisor: Director of Employer Relations
Status: Administrative Faculty, 12-month, full time with benefits
Earlham is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual with an affinity for the liberal arts and a commitment to student success to join the Center for Career and Community Engagement in the role of Assistant Director of Employer Relations for Internships. The Assistant Director is responsible for all aspects of the College's funded internship program and works collaboratively with various internal and external constituencies to build a challenging, meaningful and accessible student experience. As Earlham prepares to launch the EPIC Advantage, a program that guarantees every student a funded, high-impact research or internship experience integrated into their four year plan, the Assistant Director will be uniquely positioned to have significant impact on its design and implementation.
The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Employer Relations and works closely and collaboratively with the Internship Coordinator to ensure a seamless internship program is developed and presented to students. Applications are being accepted for this full-time, 12-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a full-benefit package. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Manage all aspects of the College's funded internship program including marketing and promotion, applications and selection, student support, tracking, accounting and assessment
- Collaborate with Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement, and key faculty to steward existing and develop new intentional internship partners
- Collaborate with Institutional Advancement to facilitate excellent donor stewardship
- Leverage and integrate digital technology platforms (Handshake, AdviseStream) into the internship program
- Communicate the value of internships and experiential learning to current and prospective students, parents and employers
- Co-develop, support and participate in collaborative programming initiatives within the Center for Career and Community Engagement
- Consistently and continually research current and developing trends in professional standards and best practices for internships, experiential education and higher education through relevant professional conferences, professional development workshops, and other appropriate mediums
- Assist in planning and execution of all major on campus employer relations events
- Participate in Earlham College projects and serve on various college committees
- Perform other duties as determined appropriate for the position.
POSITION Assistant Director of Employer Relations for Internships
REQ NUMBER CEN-17-00002
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.