The University of Tennessee Center for Career Development
Location: Knoxville , Tennessee
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Full benefits package
The Career Coach for Experiential Learning's primary responsibility is to provide programming, resources, and education on internships and other experiential opportunities to undergraduate students. In conjunction with the Volunteer Experience, coach will offer workshops, manage scholarship programs, create and maintain educational modules, and promote opportunities each related to internships, co-ops, practicum, shadowing, and other related experiential learning. Position Responsibilities:
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING PROGRAMMING & EDUCATION • Create and deliver workshops and trainings to student groups related to obtaining internships and other experiential opportunities • Manage co-op approval process for students in select majors • Maintain Volunteer Experience modules related to internships; track student completion of said modules • Co-run scholarship programs related to internships, including the Impact Internship Grant and the Congressional Internship Program • Liaise to Alumni Affair's ConnectUT platform and promote student usage of the mentoring opportunities within the system • Run Big Orange Shadowing Program; recruit and match alumni/employers and students for shadowing opportunities • Provide career coaching to students seek experience learning opportunities • Liaise to departments and programs within the Division of Student Success and Student Life that run internship programs; assists in the development and maintenance of these initiatives • Support the Volunteer Experience as the initiative evolves
DATA & ASSESSMENT • Track and collect data on internship completion in the designated system; create and disseminate reports based on this information to administration • Create learning outcomes for programs and conduct assessments
EMPLOYER & CAMPUS RELATIONS • Build relationships with on-campus employers to develop and advertise internship opportunities • Increase employer engagement on campus via participation in events (internship fairs, panels, networking events, etc.) • Educate employers on best practices related to internships OTHER • Provide limited direction and assistance to Peer Career Advisors and practicum/intern students. • Assist in other office activities, events, and programs that are in line with the center's mission, including career fairs, orientation, visit days, etc., and community outreach.
Experience Required: One academic year experience (which could include graduate assistantships) working with college students or one academic year experience working with other clients on job search related skills and topics.
Preferred: One academic year experience (which could include graduate assistantships) working with college students in a setting related to career development, academic advising or student success; Experience working with experiential learning programs.
About The University of Tennessee Center for Career Development
The University: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling 28,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The university values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.
The Division: The Division of Student Success works to engage each scholar's experience by supporting their unique strengths and goals. In collaboration with UT faculty and staff, we help each scholar maximize their individual strengths and understand how their strengths contribute to their academic dreams, career paths, and personal well-being. The Division seeks candidates who will passionately advocate for students.
The Department: The centralized, comprehensive career center serves undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni from nine ...academic colleges across campus and assists with all career matters from creating career goals to implementing them. The Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration is well positioned to increase its impact on the career and professional development of all students and committed to positively impacting racial justice through career programming. Staff is comprised of 20 professional and administrative positions, 4 graduate assistants, 10 peer career advisors and several student assistants. The department works collaboratively with the Undergraduate Professional & Career Development office in the Haslam College of Business.