University of Idaho
Director, Cooperative Education
$60,000 or more depending on education and experience
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.
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.
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:
Open Until Filled:
This positions is open until filled, however, applications received on or before July 22, 2019 will receive first consideration.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.