Internship Coordinator - Government and High Impact

Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Internship Coordinator - Government and High Impact

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Under the supervision of the Director of Internship Services, manages the day-to-day functions of the DC Experience Program, the State Legislative internship program, state and local governmental internships, and university elite internships. Collaborates with employers and agencies to initiate and develop internships that will accommodate the needs of students, academic programs, and meet university internship requirements. Markets Internship opportunities and the internship program to students, faculty and administration. Counsels individually with students to assess needs and provide assistance in preparing and applying for internship opportunities. Assists students in registering for an internship to obtain college credit. Arranges on campus interviews and training workshops. Oversees the organization and implementation of the legislative internship course. Tracks internship performance data and reports regularly to the Director of Internship Services. Works closely with a variety of departments to fill high level internship opportunities with qualified students.
Some in state and out of state travel required.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a directly related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling four years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current social economic and employment conditions, trends and job placement methods.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and university regulations affecting internships.
  • Knowledge of basic marketing principles, including creating and facilitating campaigns.
  • Knowledge of the effective use of social media for both marketing and employer relations.
  • Knowledge of job search, counseling and career planning.
  • Knowledge of workings of federal, state and local government.
  • Skills with computer software (Microsoft Office) and other office software as applied to management of student records, report preparation and related activities.
  • Skills in other multimedia software such as Canvas and Adobe Suite.
  • Excellent writing and composition skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication, problem-solving, decision-making and prioritization skills.
  • Creative, innovative, and detail oriented.
  • Skills in managing and supervising others.
  • Ability to work with individuals from multiple authority levels and diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage several diverse projects simultaneously meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to be self-directed and to complete tasks without supervision.
  • Ability to build professional relationships with current and potential employers.
  • Ability to assist students in developing internship plans.

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus three years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling six years.

Physical Requirements:
General office environment. Fine hand manipulation typical with the use of a computer keyboard. Extended periods of sitting.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $34,656 - $46,207

Advertisement Number: STA85118 Engaged Learning Staff 06/21/2018
Open Date: 06/07/2018
Review Start Date: 06/14/2018
Close Date: 6/21/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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