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Job ID: 125441

Director, Cooperative Education
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jul. 10, 2019
Title Director, Cooperative Education
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
    Other Administrative Categories
  • Enrollment Management/Registrar
    Other Administrative Departments
    Undergraduate Education

University of Idaho

Director, Cooperative Education

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $60,000 or more depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Director of Cooperative Education provides leadership through developing and implementing of external cooperative education activities designed to uplift and benefit University of Idaho students and industry partners. The DCE: (1.) Engages with employers to identify, develop, and manage symbiotic relationships, (2.) Leads the overall strategic planning and operational activities of the cooperative education program, (3.) Identifies, develops, and coordinates job placement with employers, (4.) Conducts in-progress assessment of student success in the work environment, (5.) Evaluates the total work experience via surveys and follow-up interviews, and (6.) Prepares students on various aspects of entering the world of work, including, but not limited to, resume writing and interviewing skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in business, education, counseling, marketing, or related field.
3 years progressive experience in leadership, supervision, program development, and assessment.
3 years experience with programs and services that advance student success and persistence in areas such as internships, cooperative education learning, career planning, and, or academic advising.
Demonstrated experience developing collaborative partnerships.
Demonstrated experience working on data bases, spreadsheets, and using a variety of software.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in business, education, counseling, marketing, or related field.
5 years progressive experience working in a Career Services, Development, or academic support units at an institution of higher education.
Demonstrated experience developing, implementing, and assessing strategic initiatives.
2-5 years progressive experience working in a cooperative education role.
2 years of staff supervision experience.
Development experience (i.e., face-to-face visits, proposal development, identification and solicitation of MOUs or gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations).

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002256P

Posting Date: 07/08/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

This positions is open until filled, however, applications received on or before July 22, 2019 will receive first consideration.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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