Coordinator, Student Professional and Industry Experience

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Reno, NV, United States
Permanent Academia-Higher Ed

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a part-time (50% FTE) Coordinator, Student Professional and Industry Experience.

The incumbent will cultivate relationships with employers to generate career employment and internship opportunities for UNR students, as well as coordinating career fairs, employer panels, and professional experience programs on and off campus. The coordinator focuses on expanding connections between employers and students, including increasing student engagement with recruitment tools and providing consultation to employers. The coordinator implements and assesses programs and activities designed to assist University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) students in identifying employment interests and opportunities within the context of the global economy. The position is engaged in continuous assessment of student outcomes to ensure effectiveness of professional experience programming.

The Nevada Career Studio is committed to innovative, tech-forward programming; increasing student opportunities for experience through extracurricular engagement, internships, and other professional activities; and developing career partnerships with alumni, faculty, employers, and the community. This position reports to the Associate Director, Employer Relations and Internships.

Required Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s Degree and one year of relevant work experience (recruiting, career education/development, higher education administration or related field) or Master’s Degree.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the land grant institution for the state of Nevada with a growing student enrollment approaching 22,000 with 35% of our student body from traditionally underrepresented populations. The University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Recently recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), the university is also recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (6th year in a row).The university is located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada and in the middle of the nation’s next new College Town, the City of Reno. The University of Nevada, Reno is just a short distance from the state capitol, the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, numerous state and national parks. Also, the City of Reno is less than a 4 hours’ drive from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25868

EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.