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Experiential Learning Coordinator | Clayton State University

  • 17 Jun 2022 8:58 AM
    Message # 12819811
    Stefanie Swanger (Administrator)

    Job Summary
    The Experiential Learning Coordinator will assist the Office of Career Services in expanding experience-based learning opportunities to Clayton State students through collaborations with academic units that have embedding career related activities that focus on experiential learning. Assist the Associate Director in serving as a liaison between Career Services and academic departments that participate in our University Internship program. In addition, the Experiential Learning Coordinator will develop and maintain effective business relationships with internship work sites, coordinate the on/off campus job shadowing program, mentoring program, provide internship assistance to students who are engaged in early career development, deliver career development workshops, assist with planning events and conduct classroom presentations related to professional development and career employment while incorporating professionalism, respect, integrity, and compassion in all that they do.


    • Assist with all aspects of the University Internship Program, including site development, student assistance, utilizing career management tool, collect and analyze data, coordination of Internship Job Fair and collaboration with Academic Affairs. Facilitates the resolution of concerns brought forward by students, faculty, and/or internship site personnel.
    • Conducts ongoing outreach to employer constituents and develops ongoing relationships with organizations and businesses to ensure that job openings and internship opportunities are offered to Clayton State students and graduates.
    • Provides career coaching and career development guidance to students and alumni; includes one on one and group interaction with students focusing on resume reviews, practice interviews, classroom presentations, internship job search strategies utilizing our online career management system and career assessments.
    • Coordinates our university on campus and off campus job shadowing programs and mentoring program.
    • Contributes to all aspects of Career Services programming, organization, marketing and implementation of programs, workshops, and events.
    • Participates in local, state, and regional professional affiliations

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required in a related field (student affairs, counseling, business or higher education)
    • 3 years work experience in Career Services, HR or Recruiting or related field
    • Experience in the use of counseling or coaching strategies for individual students and graduates including the use of career assessments.
    • Effective communication that includes reflective listening; relationship development; concise, error-free writing; and presentations that accomplish specific objectives.
    • Strong marketing, computer and organizational skills
    • Proven ability to develop and sustain collaborative relationships, execute projects and establish goals with minimal supervision.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    • Knowledge of experiential learning best practices.
    • Knowledge of career services functions, services, and professional standards.
    • Knowledge of job search components and processes.
    • Ability to provide and analyze statistical data for periodic and end of year reporting
    • Ability to organize work effectively independently and with the team, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
    • Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to represent the department and University in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner.

    Application Link: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=28000&JobOpeningId=238208&PostingSeq=1&PortalActualURL=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu%2fpsc%2fcareers%2fCAREERS%2fHRMS%2fc%2fHRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL%3fPage%3dHRS_APP_JBPST_FL%26Action%3dU%26FOCUS%3dApplicant%26SiteId%3d28000%26JobOpeningId%3d238208%26PostingSeq%3d1&PortalRegistryName=CAREERS&PortalServletURI=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu%2fpsp%2fcareers%2f&PortalURI=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu%2fpsc%2fcareers%2f&PortalHostNode=APPLICANT&NoCrumbs=yes&PortalKeyStruct=yes 

    Application Deadline: July 15, 2022

    Institutional Contact: Bridgette McDonald, bridgettemcdonald@clayton.edu

    Conditions of Employment
    Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

    Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.

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