Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) Program Coordinator
Job ID: 2019-10961 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Affairs and Services
The Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) Program Coordinator is a new position with the Pace Center. The PICS program offers paid summer internships for Princeton undergraduates to work in nonprofit organizations. The Program Coordinator has primary responsibility for student recruitment and advising and the PICS program application and selection processes. The Program Coordinator will support the PICS Program Director in the development of trainings, implementation and tracking of metrics, and the representation of diverse interests of students and communities in a commitment to the University's priority around diversity and inclusion. The Program Coordinator will assist in the recruitment and programming of other internships supported by the Pace Center. The Program Coordinator will report to the PICS Program Director and will have significant collaboration with other Princeton-sponsored internship programs that have service as a component of the internship experience.
Recruitment and program administration: The Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing a robust recruitment plan to attract a diverse group of students to PICS and other internships. This will include publicizing internship opportunities, recruiting internship applicants, and advising interested undergraduates. Managing the application and student selection processes and developing and executing meaningful programming, such as orientations, reflective opportunities, and public presentations will be major areas of responsibility. The Program Coordinator will monitor students' internship experiences and act as the primary point of contact for students and internship supervisors throughout the year.
Student development and learning: The Program Coordinator will coordinate the training logistics for PICS interns and students affiliated with other Pace-sponsored internships. The Program Coordinator will identify alumni, as well as campus and community partner experts, to collaborate with to develop and facilitate relevant workshops and trainings. An emphasis will be on incorporating interns into the wider Pace Center trainings already in place. The Program Coordinator will help students explore how the work of their internship is meaningful to communities and how they can connect and deepen their impact. The Program Coordinator will connect students' internship experiences with professional development pathways.
Metrics and administrative support: The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Program Director to develop an evaluation plan for the PICS program. Data collection and analysis, as well as reporting, will be part of this work. The Program Coordinator will provide administrative and advising support to other Pace Center-sponsored internship programs.
Bachelor's Degree with 1 to 3 years of experience
Proven success in program coordination
Proven success in advising and mentoring students
Experience with internship programs preferred
Experience working with diverse populations
Exceptional communication abilities with excellent interpersonal, oral, written and listening skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work collaboratively with a high degree of self-motivation
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 115232931
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