Location: New York, New York
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Senior Associate Director of Internship Programs & Special Initiatives
Reporting to the Director of Partnerships & Employer Relations, the Senior Associate Director of Internship Programs & Special Initiatives is responsible for oversight and management of initiatives that involve collaborations with external entities and Barnard faculty. This includes Beyond Barnard's Internship programs (and the funding and initiatives that comprise it, like GRoWing the Arts, the Laidlaw Research & Leadership Program, the Liman Law Fellows and Guggenheim Fellows Program, etc.). It also includes strategic oversight of initiatives such as the Summer Research Institute, Accelerated 4+1 Pathways and the Barnard Post-Baccalaureate Program.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Design initiatives and liaise directly with external and internal partners to determine strategic objectives; determine programmatic strategic goals in collaboration with the Director and other stakeholders.
Articulate and oversee the implementation of strategic objectives and goals for all internship programs and special initiatives.
Manage Associate Director of Internships and Special Initiatives in the development, execution, and assessment of programs that support strategic goals.
Oversee existing portfolio of partnerships and employer relationships with organizations and individuals that recruit at Barnard and support the College through philanthropy.
Develop recruitment processes, programming calendars, and individual events for employers and other partner organizations.
Oversee implementation of application processes; plan and execute recruiting events and initiatives that advance specific recruiting aims of each program.
Lead one-on-one and group advising appointments and programs both in the area of general career development, and for internship/special initiative applicants and participants, in collaboration with Beyond Barnard staff, cross-campus stakeholders, and external contributors, as appropriate.
Expand the number of employers and partners that recruit students and alumnae of Barnard College and contribute to Beyond Barnard initiatives; manage events that showcase opportunities and partnerships for student, alumnae, faculty, staff, and external audiences.
Serve as point of contact for internal and external partners (including campus supervisors, internship hosts, research entities, etc.); coordinate with Communications & Operations Team to develop a strategy for regular outreach to internal and external stakeholders.
Set strategy for internship programs and special initiatives; collaborate with Beyond Barnard Comms/Ops team and the College's Communications office to execute communications plans.
Continually assess and improve onboarding, orientation, and day-to-day processes.
Identify partnership opportunities aligned with the mission of Beyond Barnard and coordinate with appropriate cross-campus partners to determine process for pursuing new relationships.
Provide strategic oversight of budgets associated with internships and special initiatives.
Determine key performance indicators; and develop strategic approach to assessment,.
Serve on planning groups to plan and execute cross-campus events and celebrations featuring students, faculty, and alumnae who participate in internships and special initiatives.
Represent the College and Beyond Barnard at internal and external events and presentations.
Contribute to Program Planning Committees with cross-campus staff and faculty as appropriate (e.g. the SRI Planning Committee and Laidlaw Committee); serve as Beyond Barnard's leadership contact for a range of stakeholders.
Contribute to Beyond Barnard's mission of equitable and inclusive practice through programming and individual advising engagements.
Other duties as assigned.
Salary Range: $81,300-$88,956
Skills, Qualifications & Requirements:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent written, public-speaking, and interpersonal skills.
Experience working one-on-one with students in an advising capacity.
Ability to manage a range of partnerships from across campus and organizations.
Ability to collaborate with internal faculty and staff stakeholders.
The ability to absorb detail and multitask is essential.
Diplomacy and the ability to work as a member of a fast-paced and evolving team is essential.
Deep understanding of the value of experiential learning opportunities in the workplace essential.
B.A. required, M.A. strongly preferred.
Minimum 5 years of related/applicable work experience required, preferably in higher education, with background in academic advising, program planning, student employment, and/or employer relations.
Knowledge of best practices related to developing experiential education partnerships and programs is a plus.
Experience working with or for government, higher ed, and/or nonprofit organizations is a plus.
Advising experience in a post-secondary environment preferred.
5 years related experience particularly in program development and execution.
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.