Co-Op & Intern Program & Operations Manager

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About Us  

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is one of the nation's leading research universities, providing a focused, technologically based education to more than 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation's top ten public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It offers degrees through the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 interdisciplinary research centers that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to America's government, industry and business. Visit

Under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) challenges students to become accomplished learners who are able to make meaningful connections among work, study, and community. OUE connect curricular and co-curricular offerings to assist students in developing a strong foundation for success, during college and after. To learn more, visit

The Georgia Tech Career Center is a part of the Georgia Tech Office of Undergraduate Education. The Career Center helps students prepare for their future through career exploration, internships, career advising, career fairs, career education, and more.

The Career Center includes the cooperative education (Co-op) and internship programs in which students can participate while attending Georgia Tech, and a Career Education team provides resources students need to support their searches for full-time employment after graduation, such as help with the exploration, selection, and pursuit of meaningful careers; career counseling; resume writing interview tips, and more.

Salary range: $55,000 - $62,000, with full benefits. Internal GT employees are bound to the GT./USG compensation policy.

Job Summary  

Provide administrative, operational, and transactional support for the co-op and internship programs, and oversee the student employees who will support these areas. Assist with improving the impact, effectiveness, and efficiency of the office by supporting the needs of the career education and the employer connection teams. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Students, Faculty, Alumni and Employer Representatives. This position will typically advise and counsel: Students, Faculty, and Employer Representatives. This will position supervise: N/A


Job Duty 1 -
Manage and coordinate the administration of co-op, internships, experiential learning, and other relevant academic experiences overseen by the office.

Job Duty 2 -
Develop processes, policies, and procedures to increase the efficiency of program administration and improve the customer service experience for students and employers.

Job Duty 3 -
Leverage technology to track and assess co-op, internships, experiential learning, and other relevant academic experiences.

Job Duty 4 -
Maintain and analyze relevant data, tracking trends and providing insights for student and employer experiences.

Job Duty 5 -
Serve on Working Groups, engage office staff and campus constituents in the administration, improvement, and streamlining of co-op and experiential learning activities.

Job Duty 6 -
Provide support to the Director of Employer Connections to assist in managing relationships with employers offering co-op, internships, and experiential learning opportunities.

Job Duty 7 -
Support relevant activities of the Career Education and Employer Connections teams and other duties as assigned for the career center.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications  

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Four to five years job related experience

Preferred Qualifications  

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in a higher education setting. Experience supervising and directing the work of others.

Experience with academic technologies and management systems (e.g. Canvas, Banner, Career Center Management System, etc.)

Experience working with cooperative education, internships, and experiential education programs

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's Degree Business, Marketing, or related field

Preferred Experience
Five to seven years job related experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities  


Strong ability to collaborate with multiple and diverse constituents to accomplish goals. 
Ability to effectively lead communication and marketing efforts
Knowledge of course registration processes
Strong skills in planning, problem-solving and customer service.
Excellent organization and communication skills.
Experience with project management and the ability to initiate, plan and execute multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work independently, or with minimal supervision.
Ability to collect and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data using various applicable software.
Strong organizational skills, including prioritization and time management
Demonstrated ability to handle stressful, delicate matters in a professional, discreet, and mature way
Ability to handle a high volume of registration processes and student inquiries during peak registration times

Equal Employment Opportunity  

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information  

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.




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Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 8/8/2021
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