Assistant Director, Internships

Williamsburg, Virginia
Up to $47,000 Commensurate with Experience
Sep 19, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position manages and develops William & Mary experiential learning opportunities to include internship and externship programs and resources.

The Assistant Director identifies prospective internship employers and solicits their involvement in William & Mary internship and externship programs.

S/He manages internship postings for current students and develops, organizes, and maintains the internship section of the Cohen Career Center website

The Assistant Director identifies and evaluates program outcomes and develops improvement and project plans. This includes proposals for new programs and initiatives related to funding options, tracking, and assessment of internship and externship programs. Develops and presents reports.

S/He creates and implements comprehensive marketing plans to advertise internship and externship programs and deadlines.

The Assistant Director oversees the unpaid internship stipend fund

The Assistant Director advises students on available internship opportunities and helps them research and apply for internships appropriate to their career goals.

S/he serves as a generalist career advisor, meeting individually with students from all backgrounds and majors. S/He provides workshops and works collaboratively  with offices across campus to support students.

S/He contributes to overall Career Center projects and programs as assigned.

Required Qualifications           

Knowledge of student development and career development theory and practice; career advising and/or coaching skills (Resume Writing, Application Letters, Interviewing Internship/Job Search Strategies).

Effective presentation and written communication skills.

Technological proficiency (Career Management Systems preferred).

Proven ability to establish professional rapport with students, faculty, alumni, employers and staff colleagues.

A Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or a related field is required, as well as 1-2 years of experience in a college career center or college recruiting.

Advertised Pay Range:

Up to $47,000 Commensurate with Experience.

EEO Statement               

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.