P/T Program Specialist (WCC) – Internship Coordination

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DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  The School of Health Careers, Technology and Applied Learning

RESPONSIBILITIES:   The P/T Program Specialist will develop, coordinate, and supervise administrative tasks in order to enhance internship experiences at WCC. The incumbent will encompass two distinct areas of responsibility: internship and applied learning administration & coordination and employer relations & student/academic department relations. The position will work within the guidelines of WCC's and SUNY's policies and practices for internships to increase the number of opportunities available for students in degree programs where internships are not fully utilized.  The position will work collaboratively with Career Services to create a curriculum that guides students to employment.  The incumbent will also develop working relationships among deans, faculty, employers and community partners to establish robust internship opportunities for students that complement classroom experiences and student learning objectives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and two years of experience in the field of marketing, education, educational administration, recruitment and/or training, or in the analysis of program operations, or customer services. The candidate must possess experience in a collegiate environment to understand the academic culture and must have the ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents, and administrators. This position requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.  The candidate must have familiarity with corporate and nonprofit human resource management. The candidate should also have an understanding of experiential education, career education and career advising.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree in business, psychology, communication, public relations, or other related major strongly preferred. A Master’s degree and background in career education also preferred.


POSITION EFFECTIVE:   The position will remain open until filled.

HOURLY RATE OF PAY:    $34.60/hour.  No benefits.  This position is grant funded for one year, with the possibility of an additional year pending approval of funding.


TO APPLYCandidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. You may send resumes, cover letters, three (3) professional references and copies of transcripts to: [email protected].  Please indicate CODE: IHE “P/T Program Specialist (WCC)-Internship Coordination” in the subject line of the email or mail to:


Director, Human Resources           


Westchester Community College


Administration Building – Suite B42


75 Grasslands Road


Valhalla, NY  10595


Fax: (914) 606-7838 




DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONSPriority will be given to applications received before May 17, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.  Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. 




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Job No: IHEPTPSIC41819
Posted: 4/18/2019
Application Due: 6/17/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $34.60/hour. No benefits. This position is grant funded for one year, with the possibility of an a