Special Project - Makerspace/Innovation Center Internship Opportunities Specialist (Temporary)

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Los Rios Community College District


Special Project - Makerspace/Innovation Center Internship Opportunities Specialist (Temporary)

Job Posting Number: C00491P

Salary: $20.00 per hour



Complete job description and application available online at: http://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/6119


Position Summary

Under general supervision of the assigned supervisor, as part of the Work Experience and Internship Program team, the Special Project – Makerspace/Innovation Center Internship Opportunities Specialist will actively engage students, campus departments, local non-profits, and off campus organizations to establish meaningful intern projects for Folsom Lake College Makerspace.


This position is assigned to the Career and Technical Education department at Folsom Lake College.


For additional information or concerns, please contact Vicky Maryatt, (916) 608-6925; or, [email protected]


NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 110 work days per fiscal year, per board regulations.


Assignment Responsibilities

The Specialist will assist with a variety of program development tasks including, but not limited to, the following: 

• Manages the outreach, administrative, and personnel development tasks key to the set up and tracking of a successful Makerspace/Innovation Center internship program. 

• Engages campus departments, local non-profits, and public and private sector organizations in an effort to bring meaningful intern projects to FLC Makerspace. 

• Collaborates with Makerspace personnel to design the program structure, to include various levels or tiers for Makerspace intern positions.

• Identifies criteria for eligibility, qualifications and application process.

• Integrates Folsom Lake College Work Experience & Internship Program and enrollment process. 

• Plans and delivers internship recruitment activities.

• Manages communication and marketing with regard to recruitment.

• Provides classroom presentations at Folsom Lake College and its centers to increase awareness of Maker/STEAM projects and internships.

• Increases and promotes awareness of Maker/STEAM internships and career opportunities among students, educators, staff and community.

• Meets with students and reviews interests and qualifications; assists with resume development and application process.

• Manages job and internship posting platforms. 

• Works with Career Catalyst at the Foundation for the CA Community College to ensure hours are tracked and interns are compensated.


Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Any combination of experience in such areas as job placement, human resources, career planning, student personnel services, or employment development at a community-based organization that would provide preparation for a prospective employee to complete the required duties.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.


Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.


(Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)


The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No: C00491P
Posted: 1/24/2018
Application Due: 3/25/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $20.00 per hour