Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Career Services and Strategy and the Assistant Director of Career Services, the Internship Programs Coordinator will be part of a career services transformation at the college as a new strategic plan for careers is developed, and will be a key ambassador for all experiential related programming that takes place campus wide and beyond.
The Coordinator will support all programming and internship efforts on behalf of the Career Center and work closely with the Associate Dean of Career Services, Assistant Directors of Career Services, Manager of Employer Development and Engagement, Academic Affairs, and related stakeholders across the college. The coordinator is responsible for all administration of Berklee for credit internships. Responsibilities also include coordination of student industry trips, administrative assistance for the L.A. Berklee Internship Program and other various administrative duties as required.
Successful candidates will have great attention to detail, be extremely relatable to students, and be able to develop and maintain strong relationships with employers and stakeholders across the college.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (list 5-8 essential job functions)
Works in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Career Services and the Associate Dean of Career Services and Strategy to support and coordinate the administration of Berkee Internships for credit: Process applications and approve internship eligibility forms, pre-requisite waivers, and other internship data management.
Process applications for internship funding.
Develop content for promotion of the program to students, supporting students in the selection process of their internships.
Plan and implement internship orientations and additional career development events.
Prepare templates for applications, learning contracts, evaluations and reflection papers.
Assist in the monitoring of student progress and employer relationships to ensure strong, educational internship experiences.
Coordinate annual assessment of the program and make recommendations for enhancements, as needed.
Participate in office and campus-wide activities and events particularly as it relates to student access to internship opportunities.
Assist in coordination and processing needs of all student industry trips; including marketing, trip guidebooks and preparation of students for these experiences.
Coordinate workshops and administrative needs of L.A. Internship Program, in conjunction with Alumni Affairs- Los Angeles
Provide budget management and assistance to the department
Occasional engagement of student employees for events and programs
Occasional weekend and evening work requested for various campus events and activities.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
Positive attitude and commitment to strong customer service.
Demonstrated ability to handle stressful, delicate matters in a professional, discrete, and mature manner.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and to follow through on duties.
Demonstrated capacity to develop & maintain effective working relationships with individuals & organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives & experiences.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
2-3 years of related administrative, programming and events experience within higher education or related fields.
2 years of experience working with career management systems. Prior experience with budgeting software.
Knowledge of employer relations and the job and internship search process preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
*** Application Instructions Specific to this Position ***
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:
Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s capabilities and experiences.
A resume or CV.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Berklee provides a diverse and inclusive work environment
We all share a universal love for listening to, and creating music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creati...vity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.