The Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator will foster career readiness of targeted UCI students by building and sustaining relationships throughout the employer community to identify internship opportunities. The coordinator will provide direct and customized service for UCI's students via programs, outreach, advising, and the creation of online resources. The coordinator will help contribute to the employer outreach plan and build expertise in the employer community through research, engagement, programming and events.
Under the direction of the director, the Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator will also advise students on all aspects of an internship search. The coordinator will conduct relevant career field research to inform advising conversations, along with creating and developing new career development curriculum in collaboration with other stakeholders. As part of this role, the coordinator will also maintain records on all outreach activities, conduct surveys to discern employer needs, hiring trends, and other industry relevant information.
Salary: Hourly Range $21.54 - $23.00
Total Hours: Total Hours: 8-5, M-F
100% Contract Position
Master's degree in counseling or related field OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to implement individual and group career advising skills applicable to international students.
Ability to critique, resumes, cover letters, elevator speech and mock interviews.
Knowledge of human resources, employment information and career planning resources for job search.
Knowledge of principles of employment techniques such as the teaching of creative job search strategies, interviewing skills and resume preparation.
Possess ability to work as a lead person in developing and implementing career development programs involving collaborative arrangements with professional colleagues and stakeholders.
Demonstrated program development and event coordination experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to appropriately represent the University and its students to the employment community.
Must be able to effectively present workshops and updates to an audience whose first language is not English.
Must be able to create web and email content for a mass audience.
Must be able to employ political acumen to craft sensitive correspondence and reports for stakeholders.
Able to relate to a broad variety of individuals' backgrounds and should be familiar with affirmative action principles and goals.
Must possess knowledge of methods and techniques to facilitate student outreach activities.
Ability to manage multiple projects; strong planning and organization skills.
Skill in working independently and creatively to follow through on assignments in a timely manner and with minimal direction.
About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit www.uci.edu.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.