Department: Hixson Lied Fine & Performing Arts-0898
Description of Work:
The Career and Internship Specialist will serve students in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts to increase their preparation and awareness of quality internships and post-graduation opportunities. The Career and Internship Specialist will build and maintain relationships with students, faculty, employers and alumni to develop internship and career opportunities for students. They will help facilitate students' self-exploration and guide and support students in identifying and applying for opportunities through direct interaction with students in 1-1 coaching sessions, classroom, and student organization presentations. The Career and Internship Specialist will help students develop the ability to articulate their skills and qualifications through their resumes, cover letters, graduate applications, and interviews. They will be responsible for developing and coordinating programs and initiatives tailored toward college-specific career development needs. The Career and Internship Specialist will collaborate with faculty in the College to help inform and guide this work and collaborate with University Career Services and the UNL campus career community to support university-wide career development activities and events.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years of experience with 1:1 college student contact (may substitute Master's degree for experience). Demonstrated organization, time management, and verbal/written communication skills. Experience with public speaking and presentation software. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to both collaborate and self-manage. Demonstrated ability to develop and/or deliver programs to students, faculty, and staff. Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, writing, program development, computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office package. Ability to learn and translate extensive information, policies, and procedures.
Master's degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, counseling, psychology, sociology or related field. Demonstrated advising and/or counseling skills. UNL experience and working knowledge of academic and career advising structures and processes. Experience using student information systems and technology platforms. Experience building relationships across multiple constituencies and managing projects. Experience or familiarity with the fine and performing arts fields.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.