14172 - Assistant Director for Internships
|The Assistant Director for
Internships in the Office of Campus Career and Advising Services is
responsible for promoting academically-recognized internship experiences
as an integral, valued element of undergraduate learning at IUPUI, an
urban-serving institution committed to fostering student engagement with
the communities of Central Indiana and beyond. |
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
•The Assistant Director serves as first point-of-contact for employers regarding the development of internships; referring to school- and department-based internship coordinators as appropriate and serving as the coordinator for the development of pre-major internships (not specific to any discipline, typically for freshman and sophomore students).
•Proactively research, identify, and contact potential sites for development of pre-major internships. Educate employers about the criteria used by IUPUI to evaluate internships. Build and maintain positive working relationships with school- and department-based internship coordinators, the Office of Community Engagement, and the RISE program.
•Convene and chair the Campus Internship Council which will share good practice and internship resources, review and make recommendations regarding campus policies that impact internships, and provide training/professional development for school- and department-based internship coordinators.
•Utilize IUPUI’s Symplicity system to review proposed internships, affiliate with relevant schools, and approve for publication to students. Produce annual reports on internship development and participation.
|REQUIRED: Master’s degree from an
accredited institution, plus at least 3 years of experience in
university career services or academic advising. Evidence of successful
internship coordination at the department, school, or campus level.
Evidence of successful cross-campus collaborations. Evidence of
successful collaborations with external stakeholders. |
The successful candidate will have a firm understanding of internships as a high impact educational practice and laws applicable to internship development. The successful candidate will have highly developed skills in written and oral communication, networking, and technology.
***In order to be considered for this position, applicants must attach both a cover letter and a resume when applying. ***