Coordinator for Employer Relations & Experiential Learning
Nevada State University
Location: Henderson, Nevada
Type: Full Time
Nevada State University offers excellent benefits, including 17.50% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 12 paid holidays, educational benefits, and three health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R0139268
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Nevada State University invites applications for the position of Coordinator for Employer Relations & Experiential Learning. This position exists to support experiential learning programs and activities housed within Career Services as well as relationships with local employer partners. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Career Services & Employer Relations, this position will specifically focus on maintaining and enhancing experiential learning opportunities for Nevada State students with local employers. Current experiential learning programs that reside in Career Services include for-credit internships, non-credit internships, and internship and fellowship funding programs through TheDream.US (in collaboration with the Manager of Undocumented Programs). This role will also help maintain existing employer partnerships and seek new employer partnerships.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
Nevada State University, a four-year Minority Serving public institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Designated a Hispanic Serving (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Institution (AANAPI), Nevada State is a university where teaching and student support are valued above all else.
A majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are Hispanic, 12% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% are Black/African American, 25% are White, and 7% are multiracial.
We celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In order to strengthen the university and progress its mission, the university dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of Nevada State University, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.
We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our institution and our community.
We encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.
Internship Development & Management
Serve as main internship point of contact to employers, students, and faculty.
Update, administer, collect, and organize all relevant internship forms from employers (i.e., Internship Site Agreement, Intern Evaluation Form, etc.) and students (i.e., Liability Release Form, Evaluation of Internship Site Form, etc.) to be used for accreditation purposes.
Collect and manage data to produce and maintain outcome statistics and annual reports on student internships.
Oversee compliance with internship best practices and standards among faculty in for-credit internship courses as well as employer partners.
Meet with student interns as needed and resolve issues as they arise.
Employer Engagement & Development
Work with Assistant Director to strategically identify, build, and maintain relationships with corporate, nonprofit, and public sector employers for recruitment of NS students for internships and other experiential learning opportunities.
Work with Assistant Director to track employer relationships in CRM system.
Conduct yearly check-ins with all internship/experiential learning employer partners to ensure ongoing compliance with NS policies and procedures and to promote good stewardship with NS.
Research & Development
Research and benchmark; learn what comparable institutions provide in their Career Services departments for hands-on/experiential learning with employers.
Provide recommendations to Assistant Director and Director on new opportunities for experiential learning program development (i.e., volunteer opportunities, employer mentoring programs, career “treks”, etc.).
Develop pertinent processes and procedures for new experiential learning programs.
Program & Event Management
Support Assistant Director in the planning and execution of career-development events/workshops/programs with employer partners.
Promote employer events and programs through physical and digital marketing.
Additional Duties as Assigned
Conduct classroom presentations and workshops on various career- related topics.
Represent the Career Services Center at admission/recruiting events, student orientation programs, and community networking events.
Support the supervision of department student workers.
Occasional evening and weekend hours required.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a regionally accredited institution.
Minimum of 2 years’ professional experience related to career services, internship management, employer relations, human resources, and/or recruiting within a university/college setting.
Ability to build effective professional relationships with excellent communication, listening, and customer service skills.
Possess excellent attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.
Experience working with diverse students and special student populations (i.e., first generation, non- traditional aged students, veterans, etc.).
Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship (Nevada State does not sponsor employment-related visas).
Please note: Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications at the time of application to be considered for the position.
Master’s degree in a relevant field.
Knowledge of workforce and recruiting trends as well as college career development trends.
Experience in event/program planning and management.
Experience with CSM and CRM software (e.g., Handshake, Less Annoying CRM).
Demonstrated knowledge and use of NACE internship guidelines, Department of Labor internship regulations, and internship standards/best practices.
At Nevada State, excellence fosters opportunity. Excellence in teaching leads to innovative, technology-rich learning opportunities that promote the acquisition of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. Quality, affordable degree programs open doors to career success and an enhanced quality of life for a diverse population of students. Our graduates, in turn, foster the greatest opportunity – the promise of a stronger community and a better future for all of Nevada.