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Applied Learning Coordinator (Grant-Funded)

Mohawk Valley Community College
Job Location:
Utica, 13501
Institutional Research and Planning
Salary: $53,735

This is a grant-funded position. Grant-funded positions expire either at the end of the stated term or whenever funding for the position ceases.

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community's college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues to join the MVCC community. We are currently seeking a full-time Applied Learning Coordinator in our Career Development Center. The Applied Learning Coordinator is responsible for managing partnerships with industry and workforce development agencies that lead to the applied learning opportunities for students including internships. This position provides individual career counseling; group workshops for resume and cover letter development, workplace success skills, interview skills, and other skills for current students to assist them with conducting a job search. The Applied Learning Coordinator administers career assessment and assists undecided students with the selection of curriculum of study.  

Key responsibilities for this position include:
  • Provides individual and group advisement for students interested in applied learning experiences;
  • Conducts site visits to maintain relations and expand applied learning opportunities;
  • Participates in external networking activities with emphasis on relationship development;
  • Manages communication with partners from local business and agencies for career and internship opportunities;
  • Coordinates with faculty liaisons for development of applied learning sites and to assist students with placement;
  • Develops and implements career related programming;
  • Coordinates Career Fairs, Volunteer Fairs, Internship Fairs, and Job Shadowing programs;
  • Creates and manages applied learning contracts and tracks placements;
  • Connects students to resources that provide current information on developments and trends in the job market;
  • Performs other duties related to this job description and as assigned by the Director of Holistic Student Support.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in human resources or developing and managing external partnerships
  • Ability to travel and possession of a valid driver's license
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in relevant field
  • Experience in career planning in a college setting
  • Experience coordinating internships
Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 9/25/2023

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
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