Position Number: 998164
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Home Org/Dept: Fashion Design & Merchandising - Kent Campus 
Industry Liaison --Internship Manager, Fashion School
Kent Campus - Kent, OH
$43,393 to $56,439
To plan and direct all operational and administrative activities related to connecting Fashion School students with supplemental experiential educational opportunities including: internships, co-ops, job shadowing, international business experiences, and mentoring programs. Reports to the Director, Fashion School.
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Establish goals, objectives and strategies to develop and implement programs and services that connect students and business experiences (internships, shadowing, mentoring programs, etc.).Develop linkages in conjunction with KSU Career Services, external organizations, professional associations and community groups throughout the region to support program development.Oversee the promotion, marketing, and communication on all aspects of the program by strategically planning the development and distribution of various materials.Coordinate special event programming related to Industry programs and projects.Work with Fashion School faculty to provide internship coordination.Develop and update the internship pages to the Fashion School website.Serve on various department, division, and University committees.Perform related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in relevant subject area; Master's degree preferred. Minimum of three years' experience developing and implementing programming related to experiential learning, mentoring programs and internships; familiarity with for-credit and non-credit experiences and related processes and prior outreach or other appropriate experience required.
Collegial internship programs and familiarity with mentoring programs *Personal computer applications; managing database information for presentation to websites
Demonstrated skill in written and interpersonal communication * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detailProven project management skills
Work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse faculty, staff, and business partners and maintain client relationships *Strategic plan
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; however, schedule may vary to meet departmental needs.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Advertised: August 9, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: September 9, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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