P/T Program Specialist (WCC) - Internship Coordination
Category:: Hourly Positions
Department:: School of Health Careers, Technology and Applied Learnin
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: Jul 12, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Ref. No.:: PSIC41719
About Westchester Community College:
Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.
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.
SALARY & BENEFITS: $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 APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please submit a resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references, and copies of transcripts. 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.