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Title: Program Coordinator Family: Student Services Function: Career Services

Working Title: Program Coordinator, Career Readiness & Special Populations

Pay Grade: c103 FLSA: Exempt (Paid Monthly)
The Program Coordinator, Career Readiness & Special Populations is a full-time, professional staff member that passionately leads the Toppel Career Center's initiatives geared towards special student populations that are underrepresented and/or need additional guidance and support from career services. The Program Coordinator will also support the Associate Director, Career Readiness in various initiatives focused on engaging and preparing University of Miami students for success in their careers. This position will maintain collaborative relationships with University administrators to support programming and initiatives that aid students' career development. Pursues excellence and takes risks toward carrying out departmental objectives, utilizing both their imagination, and knowledge and application of departmental and University policies and procedures. Reports to the Associate Director for Career Readiness.

The Toppel Career Center's mission is to empower and connect students to achieve a lifetime of career fulfillment. We are looking for an energetic and adaptable individual to join our highly motivated team.

Career Readiness
  • Market job shadow program to students and employer/alumnihosts
  • Review job shadow applicant qualifications and ensure approved students complete virtual pre-departure sessions before connecting them to assignedhost
  • Provide assistance and support to students and hosts in order to complete job shadow programsuccessfully
  • Assist staff in identifying relevant hosts to match with student applicants for job shadow program based upon industry preferences
  • Work closely with Associate Director, Career Readiness to launch mentorship initiative forstudents
  • Co-teach section of Professional Development Academy, an intensive program to help students develop knowledge and skills for career readiness and success, eachsemester
  • Manage application and interview process for Professional Development Academyapplicants
  • Provide continuous feedback to enhance content of Professional DevelopmentAcademy
Special Populations
  • Create career education initiatives geared towards special studentpopulations
  • Keep staff informed on trends and relevant information regarding special student populations related to career services
  • AssessdepartmentalinitiativesforspecialpopulationsincollaborationwithAssociateDirector,Assessmentand Communication
  • Provide ongoing training to Toppel Career Center staff on best practices for working with special student populations
  • Collaborate with university staff and departments such as Senior Academic Advisor, Diversity & Inclusion, Multicultural Student Affairs, LGBTQ Student Center, and others on programming andinitiatives
  • Attend Toppel Career Center events/programs; position requires evening and some weekend programming/attendance
  • Participate in various staff developmentopportunities
  • Perform other duties asassigned
  • Strong desire and ability to connect with people from diversebackgrounds
  • Proven commitment to diversity and inclusioninitiatives
  • Strong desire for serving students at a postsecondaryinstitution
  • Excellent written and verbalcommunication
  • Exceptional critical thinkingskills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects in a fast pacedenvironment
  • Work independently as leader and as part ofteam
  • Self-starter
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor's degree required; 0-2 years'experience
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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