Position Type: Professional Location: Brockport Division/Equivalent: Enrollment Management & Student Affairs School/Unit: Career Services Categories: Professional Non-Faculty
Employer Relations and Internship Coordinator
The College at Brockport
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for an Employer Relations and Internship Coordinator. Reporting to the Student Employment Lead, the Employer Relations and Internship Coordinator is responsible for developing off-campus employment opportunities for current students. This will include developing relationships with students, stakeholders across campus, and with employers to fill part-time roles; working with nonprofit organizations in the community to facilitate employment of students in work-study positions, and looking for opportunities for internships. The Employer Relations and Internship Coordinator will work on transforming off-campus student employment positions into applied learning opportunities and building community.
Meets with employers to develop off-campus employment opportunities for students (work-study, part-time, and internships). Manages off-campus community service work-study contracts and budgets. Hires, mentors, and approves time sheets for off-campus work-study students. Supports students in the development of their job search skills, employment documents, and overall professionalism so that they will be successful in obtaining employment off-campus. Provides training opportunities for off-campus student employees, interns, and their supervisors to create community connections to academic studies. Tracks and reports off-campus employment of students. Collaborates with the Academic Internship Committee to continue to develop ways to connect students with internships. Maintains and continues to develop Eagle Connect (Handshake) as well as encourages employer's use of the system. Develops and maintains office data maintenance and tracking systems (such as Salesforce). Creates and manages events that facilitate the off-campus employment of students, such as the Part-Time Job Fair.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; experience working in collaborative groups or committees to accomplish shared goals; effective written and oral communication skills; effective problem solving skills; and, ability to create and maintain an inclusive environment where all individuals feel welcome.
Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in Counseling, Student Affairs, Education, Business or a related area by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; demonstrated experience with employer development, recruiting, or similar development/relationship building activities; demonstrated experience in assisting individuals in developing their job search skills; knowledge using technology to make processes more efficient; experience delivering training to individuals and groups; demonstrated experience working with data and writing reports; demonstrated experience in developing programs and events to support individuals in obtaining employment; and, experience creating and managing events.
Department Description Career Services at The College at Brockport provides a full range of career resources, which includes support in choosing a major and career, as well as, the development of career management and professionalism skills. Career Services is heavily involved in the College's applied learning efforts, in particular those related to internships and student employment. The office holds a number of large career events a year, including three career fairs.
The Student Employment team is housed within Career Services and is responsible for administering the hiring and development of Brockport student employees (approximately 1,800 per year) as well as the development of off-campus employment opportunities for students while they are school. The staff maintains, oversees, and administers the hiring processes for on campus student wage and Federal Work Study (FWS) and off-campus FWS employees, ensures employee data integrity and accuracy, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The staff provides support to supervisors regarding student employment practices, processes, and employment related issues.
The College and Region The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation.
The College is located along the famous Erie Canal, in the village of Brockport in western New York State, a region known for its low cost of living and stable housing market. The College benefits from a small-town atmosphere, even while located near major metropolitan cities. Brockport is:
16 miles west of the city of Rochester, which is the home of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester, the Eastman School of Music, the Strong National Museum of Play, and the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball franchise;
45 miles east of Buffalo, which is the home of the University of Buffalo, the Bills NFL franchise, and the Sabres NHL franchise;
75 miles from Niagara Falls USA, which features the American, Horseshoe and Bridal Veil Falls;
140 miles from Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the home of the University of Toronto; and
350 miles from the many attractions of New York City.
The area features a number of technology companies, including Paychex, Xerox, and Kodak, and other large companies such as Wegmans and Excellus. Rochester and its suburbs feature some of the highest-quality public, private, parochial, and charter schools in New York State. The region is known for its natural beauty, including Lake Ontario, the Genesee River (with three major waterfalls in Letchworth State Park), and the Finger Lakes region with its notable vineyards and wineries.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurances, retirement and generous paid time off.
Application Instructions Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
New York State Executive Order 161 Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.