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Career Service Externship Coordinator
Summary
Title:Career Service Externship Coordinator
ID:1016
Department:Student Services
Salary Range:N/A
Status:Full-Time
Location:Lansing
Description
Career Quest Learning Centers, Inc.
Job Description
 
 
Job Title:              Career Services Externship Coordinator
Reports To:                Director of Career services
FSLA Status:        Non-Exempt

 

Summary:

Provide externship placement services to facilitate student employment in training related careers.    Ensures that students obtain externship experience that is consistent with their newly acquired skills and abilities.  Initiates, develops and maintains relationships with the business community.  Coordinates successful implementation and completion of externships at various facilities which match our prescribed curricula.  Determine effectiveness and overall success of externship experience as determined by scheduled on-site visits and student and on-site supervisor follow-up.  
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following
Coordinate required externship placement for students whose programs contain externships.
 
Develop externship sites for students.
 
Maintain accurate and timely externship documentation.
 
Attend career fairs, workshops, networking opportunities, local agency open houses, and community events to gain referrals and externship/employment contacts.
 
Document all externship activity in Diamond D under the Career Services area. 
 
Work in collaboration with academics to monitor, counsel and/or administer corrective action on students placed in the field when warranted.
 
Work in collaboration with Career Service Coordinators ensuring student’s smooth transition from externship placement to active job seeker.
 
Actively participate in Externship Preview
 
Performs other tasks as assigned.
 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
 
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Positive interpersonal skills are required. Must have basic computer skills and the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time well.
 
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required; position also requires previous Job Placement, Marketing and/or Job Development experience.  Documented related work experience may take the place of the education requirement.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
None are required for this job.
 
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.  The employee must be able to communicate electronically and verbally via telephone and in face-to-face individual and group settings.  Must be able to travel throughout the community to meet with agencies and employers.
 
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
The work performed is carried out in office, classroom and community setting.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  There are no environmental hazards.
 
 
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