Eckerd College
  • - Student Affairs
  • FL, USA
  • Full Time

Department: Student Affairs
Position Number:      
Position Title: Employer Relations & Internships Coordinator
Immediate Supervisor/Title: Assistant Dean and Director of Career Services
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Position Directly Supervises: N/A


Position Summary
The Employer Relations & Internships Coordinator is responsible for developing and strengthening relationships between employer partners and the Eckerd community, supporting the career-related needs of students and alumni. This position will be highly visible to the campus community through events and communication, but will be off-campus and traveling in the Tampa Bay region much of the time.


Essential Functions
● Cultivate new and existing partnerships between employers and Eckerd community, resulting in employment, networking, and internship opportunities for students and alumni
● Continuously evaluate the career-related needs of students and alumni
● Promote a positive, supportive, exciting, and inclusive office environment
● Collaborate with professional associations and community leaders / representatives
● Respond daily to new employer accounts and position postings in Symplicity CSM
● Document employer interactions and milestones in Symplicity CSM
● Communicate employment opportunities with Career Services team, students, staff, alumni, and faculty
● Assist students with Independent Academic Internship Proposals
● Develop and provide educational events and training (ex. internship best practices)
● Coordinate and host employer-related events (ex. tours, meetings, class presentations, expos / fairs, workshops, networking groups, information sessions, and tabling events)
● Work with Assistant Dean on annual assessment efforts
● Ensure print and web-based resources remain up-to-date
● Represent Career Services on interdepartmental projects and committees, including Parent Council
● Participate in trainings and professional development opportunities
● Support the Career Services team as requested


Minimum Qualifications
● Resume and cover letter are required to be considered for the position
● Experience at a non-profit college or university as a full-time or graduate professional (Career services strongly considered)
● Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
● Energetic, organized, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, adaptable, and eager to meet new people
● Ability to independently design and implement events
● Ability to research and clearly communicate information to individuals and large groups
● An eagerness to travel and willingness to work occasionally during off-hours
● Appreciation for the value of liberal arts education
● Familiarity and/or willingness to learn college-based job databases (Symplicity a plus)
● Understanding of and interest in career planning, experiential learning, academic / co-curricular internships, college student development, and legal issues / risk management in higher education
● Well-developed marketing and public relations skills


Education (training / experience)
● Master's degree required (student affairs, career counseling, or higher education preferred)
● Bachelor's degree required (public relations, communication, marketing, or business a plus)

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