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Assistant Director, Internships

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number FP487W
Role Code Title Prof/Lecturer/11-12Mth
Position Title Assistant Director, Internships
Position Summary

This position manages and develops William & Mary experiential learning opportunities to include internship and externship programs and resources.

This position also advises students on available internship opportunities and helps them research and apply for internships appropriate to their career goals. S/he serves as a generalist career advisor, meeting individually with students from all backgrounds and majors. The Assistant Director also contributes to overall Career Center projects and programs as assigned.

The Assistant Director identifies prospective internship employers and solicits their involvement in William & Mary internship and externship programs.
The Assistant Director manages internship postings for current students and develops, organizes, and maintains the internship section of the Cohen Career Center website

The Assistant Director evaluates program outcomes and develops improvement and project plans. This includes proposals for new programs and initiatives related to funding options, tracking, and assessment of internship and externship programs.
This position creates and implements comprehensive marketing plans to advertise internship and externship programs and deadlines.

This position provides workshops, reports out to the Parent & Family Council, oversees the unpaid internship stipend fund and works collaborative with offices across campus to support students.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of student development and career development theory and practice; career advising and/or coaching skills (Resume Writing, Application Letters, Interviewing Internship/Job Search Strategies); effective presentation and written communication skills; technological proficiency (Career Management Systems preferred); proven ability to establish professional rapport with students, faculty, alumni, employers and staff colleagues.
A Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or a related field is required, as well as 1-2 years of experience in a college career center or college recruiting.

Preferred Qualifications
Advertised Pay Range Up to $47,000 Commensurate with Experience.
Department Career Development - 240000
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 09/14/2017
Review Begin Date 10/20/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Professional FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

Occasional or weekend programs may be required.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience in college career services or college recruiting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or a related Field?
    • Yes
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents