Program Coordinator, Career Readiness & Special Populations
University of Miami
919 W 48th St
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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) GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 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.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 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
Create career education initiatives geared towards special studentpopulations
Keep staff informed on trends and relevant information regarding special student populations related to career services
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
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES (KSA):
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
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,PowerPoint)
Bachelor's degree required; 0-2 years'experience
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Job Status: Full time
Employee Type: Staff
Pay Grade: c103
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.