Career Development Coord, Sr –
Internships Location: NAU
Career Development Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 605570
Workplace Culture NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence. Special Information Interested Candidates Are Required To Submit For Full Consideration A cover letter addressing the candidates ability to fulfill the position’s qualifications; A Resume; A separate professional philosophy statement on diversity in the workplace; and Three professional references. Evening work (average of 3-4 nights/month) is required during peak times (September-November, February-April) and occasional weekend work (typically 4-5 days/year) is required. Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship NAU will not provide any U.S immigration support or sponsorship for this position. Job Description Internship Management (30%) Provide a single point of contact for employers, students, faculty, and staff to navigate NAU’s internship/experiential learning system, existing and developing. Maintain, update, and add to the current website and other resources for internship/experiential learning, including processes, policies, guidelines, and effective practices, making all information easily accessible. Provide support and information to the Office of Curriculum, Learning Design, and Academic Assessment (OCLDAA) to enable faculty to develop meaningful learning outcomes for students in fieldwork courses. Oversee/partner with responsible entities to administer coordinated, interdisciplinary internship/experiential learning programs, including:Arizona State Legislative internships The Washington Center internships Lumberjacks Thrive Externship (in partnership with the Office of Alumni Engagement) Phoenix Suns internships Coconino County internships City of Flagstaff internships Others Manage review process for internship postings in Handshake, NAU’s online recruitment system, to ensure descriptions meet national standards. Maintain current knowledge of internships, experiential learning, career development, employment and recruiting trends, college student development, and other related topics as appropriate. Internship Development and Promotion (20%) Work externally to develop networks and contacts that facilitate additional internship opportunities, working in partnership with other Career Development staff, NAU faculty, and staff offices. Work with local and regional employers to develop cross-functional internship programs. Provide information and outreach to the community and internship providers regarding internships/experiential learning at NAU. Educate internship providers on use of Handshake as well as national standards and criteria for internships set forth by the Department of Labor and National Association of Colleges and Employers. Educate students on the importance of experiential learning to the college experience and future career opportunities. Promote specific internship opportunities to students through Handshake, key university partners, student organizations, and other channels. University Partnerships (20%) Share critical updates and information across the university among faculty and staff who manage internships/experiential learning. Work with faculty and staff to educate them on and promote compliance with NAU, ABOR, NACE and Department of Labor guidelines and goals. Advise faculty, units, departments, and other entities on how to work with employers to establish and maintain effective internship/experiential learning programs including legal requirements and NAU criteria. Act as liaison to other university experiential learning providers and help to support the posting and promotion of internships and encourage the use of resources during the internship search process. Event Planning and Coordination (10%) Participate in the planning, organization, and implementation of recruiting events for students and alumni to include career expos, part time job fairs, information sessions, and others. Promote events to students using creative strategies that match student interests to events. Career Advising and Education (10%) Work with Career Programming team to embed benefits of internships/experiential learning into curriculum. Develop and maintain internship-specific online educational modules and specialized programming using online tools (e.g. Softchalk and Blackboard Learn) Advise individual students interested in internships and other experiential learning opportunities on resume/cover letter development, interview skills, and internship search strategies. Conduct workshops of varying sizes (up to 100 students) on a variety of topics including resumes/cover letters, interview skills, and job search strategies. Team Management and Development (10%) Achieve goals established by Career Development and Student Affairs; report on progress and recommend changes to program based on assessment results. Review peers’ work products and provide feedback. Coordinate the activities of graduate assistants and student workers, review and provide feedback on work products, and provide general mentoring and guidance to Program Coordinators. Supervise and provide mentoring for Career Development intern(s) and/or temporary employees managing internship programs. Represent NAU Career Development at NAU, regionally, and beyond at conferences and other professional development events. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree. • 3-5 years teaching, counseling, or advising high school students, college students, or young professionals on career, academic, or personal development topics. • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training. Preferred Qualifications Masters degree in related field such as Student Affairs, Business, Organizational Leadership, Human Resources, Education, or other related field. 2+ years experience as an academic advisor, student life coordinator, or college or university faculty member. 4+ years program development and implementation in a higher education, non-profit, or corporate environment. Experience developing and nurturing stakeholder relationships across a large, diverse organization. • Experience assessing programs utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of 21st Century workplace and workforce trends. Knowledge of career development and related theories. Skill in professional communication, both written and verbal. Skill in developing, implementing, and evaluating innovative programs. Strong team development and relationship building skills. Skill in coordinating activities and establishing priorities in a resource-constrained environment. • Ability to creatively implement change and thrive in a dynamic organizational setting. Background Information This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees’ right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff. Salary The budgeted salary amount is $47,634. • The starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. FLSA Status This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked. Benefits This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU’s BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee’s start date. Learning and Development Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years. Application Deadline August 18, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. How to Apply To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the “Submit” button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus – on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD – 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011. Equal Employment Opportunity Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply
About Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University's mission is to provide an outstanding undergraduate residential education strengthened by research, graduate and professional programs, and sophisticated methods of distance delivery.
NAU is a high research university with its main campus located on 740 acres in Flagstaff, Arizona. With online classes, the competency-based program Personalized Learning and more than 30 community campuses located throughout Arizona, including NAU-Yuma and NAU-Yavapai, Northern Arizona University brings education within your reach.