Assistant/Associate/Senior Co-op Coordinator Open Rank
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 4589371
Assistant/Associate/Senior Co-op Coordinator Open Rank
About the Opportunity
About the D'Amore-McKim School of Business:
Founded in 1922, the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University prepares the leaders that the times demand. We deliver a curriculum that combines knowledge in technology and data analytics with uniquely human skills, such as critical thinking, creativity, and an entrepreneurial mindset. From undergraduate to MBA-level programs-online, on-site, or hybrid, full- or part-time, our world renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus. About the
Northeastern University is the global leader in experiential learning and cooperative education. The D'Amore-McKim School of Business is seeking a Co-op Coordinator to work with our undergraduate student population and employer partners. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position, which will observe a hybrid work schedule. You will join a diverse, inclusive, and supportive team of 30+ highly motivated, collaborative faculty and staff who provide an outstanding cooperative education program to business students.
Education of Students The Co-op Coordinator educates and guides students through their career development. They educate, advise, and coach students, developing and delivering effective teaching and coaching programs that enable students to be successful in today's global business environment. This includes, but is not limited to, working with students one-on-one, in workshops and in the classroom.
The Co-op Coordinator teaches a career education course each semester, and coaches students through group and individual meetings. Classroom preparation includes teaching interviewing skills, professional behavior and communication, workplace ethics, and as well as leadership skills and self-awareness and emotional intelligence development. The Co-op Coordinator also maintains contact with students while engaged in their co-op experience and works with students through their post-co-op reflection. T
he Co-op Coordinator also engages in service to the Cooperative Education department, D'Amore- McKim School of Business, and to Northeastern University including presentations to prospective students and newly admitted students; participation on committees and task forces; serving as an advisor to student organizations; or contributing to a professional society. Integrated Learning Cooperative education is an integral part of the academic experience at Northeastern and our philosophy is that learning in the classroom is enriched by practical experience, and practical experience enriches classroom learning. The Co-op Coordinator collaborates with academic faculty, leadership, and the co-op community to guide students in the integration of their co-op and academic experiences.
The Co-op Coordinator shares knowledge of industry with academic faculty to integrate employment-based learning with curriculum-based learning. Employer Program Development The Co-op Coordinator develops new partnerships and expands current employer programs across the US and globally. They engage with managers, human resources contacts, and alumni. They engage in lifelong learning to develop and maintain a current understanding of the industry, employers, and positions. Activities to support this endeavor include site visits to new and existing employers, outreach to potential new co-op employer partners, active participation in relevant professional organizations, and a deep understanding of relevant academic curriculum
High- level customer-orientation, strong presentation skills, and experience in building and maintaining client relationships is essential.
A master's degree in a business-related field or college student development, counseling, education, psychology is required by the appointment start date, as well as a minimum of three years of professional work experience;
Demonstrated commitment to achieving and maintaining diversity in the workplace;
Proficiency in computer/technology and database maintenance, and strong organizational skills;
Knowledge and appreciation of cooperative education and/or experiential learning and its impact on an individual's career development.
Documents to Submit:
Resume, Cover Letter
Please submit a resume and a detailed cover letter describing your interest in this position, how your experience relates to it, how you would contribute to the further development and growth of cooperative education for undergraduate students at D'Amore-McKim and Northeastern, and how you would support our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.