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Employer Partnerships Coordinator-Career Development & Internship-Extended

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA

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Job Details

Category:: Professional Staff
Department:: Career Development & Internships
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Aug 1, 2023
Closes:: Nov 20, 2023 - 11:59 PM EST
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: UNP
Position ID:: 165499

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

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Job Description:

The Employer Partnerships Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Internships and Career Development in the Division of Professional Studies and works alongside the Learn and Earn Coordinators and the Coordinator of Internships to advocate for students and increase community awareness and student participation in a full range of internship opportunities: academic program, Learn and Earn, STEM and non-credit career development internships. The primary focus of this role is to build and cultivate relationships with employers and support the strategic development of the College's employer partnership initiatives acting as a primary contact for new internship and career development host sites.

This role requires a mix of administrative/systems work (CORI checks, Handshake administration), outreach work with employers, event coordinator, and student service.

  • Coordinate CORI process for college programs
  • Process CORI background checks for College programs
  • Administer career search online platform (Handshake) and work with students and alumni on Handshake job searches
  • Act as first point of contact for employer referrals from other college personnel
  • Screen employers to determine, along with supervisor, appropriate level of engagement
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to build and cultivate employer partnerships
  • Expand opportunities for students to engage with employers in pre-employment phases (e.g. job site visits, internships)
  • Recruitment of students for specific events with employers
  • Cultivate recurring internship opportunities with area businesses and community organizations
  • Collaborate with Workforce and Economic Development personnel to provide focused employer partnership recruitment efforts
  • Provide support, as needed, to other initiatives in the Internships and Career Development Department
  • Organize on campus events that connect employers with students (Career Fairs, Networking Events, Luncheons)
  • Contribute to the marketing and communication plan for the Department, including creating content for web, print, social media, and e-mail communications
  • Attend program advisory board meetings and industry events to stay abreast of industry trends and needs to support the development of innovative programming and develop professional contacts
  • Program development and evaluation
  • Support student job seekers by publicizing opportunities with employers (e.g., Develop monthly partnership newsletter)
  • Share student employment opportunities with appropriate faculty and staff (e.g., weekly college updates, campus newsletter)
  • Answer student questions regarding ICD department


  • Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in Business, Human Resources, Communications or closely related field; with 3 years of experience and/or training in any combination of career counseling, human resource management, recruitment, marketing, and public relations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Ability to effectively market and represent a program to employers across broad industries
  • Collaborative, self-directed, outcome-oriented, and strong customer service presence
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, creative thinking, and communication skills
  • Evidence of relationship-building or project management skills
  • Attention to detail; ability to learn and utilize new internet-based recruiting and computer technologies
  • Ability to relate and understand the needs of a diverse student population and work effectively with a broad range of internal and external constituent
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $52,754 - $60,000 (Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement). Full state Benefits.

Grade: 4, Unit-professional position

Review Date: November 20, 2023

Application Instructions:

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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