Coordinator Cooperative Education (REVISED)

University of Akron - Akron, OH4.2

Full-time | TemporaryEstimated: $36,000 - $48,000 a year
Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a resume/curriculum vitae and a list of three professional references to your profile.

After submission of your application, return to the "My Activities" link and upload the required documents under the my Cover Letters and Attachments section .

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments please call Human Resources at 330-972-7256.


Serves as career adviser for students and alumni with regards to career development, co-op/internships, and job placement. Plans and implements programs for current students and recent graduates with the goal of creating early class identification, deepening alumni interest in the College. Coordinate alumni engagement events and maintain alumni engagement database. Maintain communication to alumni and development department for engagement purposes.
Provide counseling and guidance to stuents in career planning. Advise and counsel students as to eligibility of intern/co-op and full-time placement. Evaluate student resumes and provide guidance on corrected content.
Develop alumni activities with the goal of creating strong ties of current students to the college prior to graduation, as well as designing and implementing alumni events for recent graduates. Creatively engage and educate students about the need for and benefits of strong alumni involvement. Interact directly with alumni as it relates to placement activities, as needed.
Assist Director with goal setting and assessing service needs.
Maintain alumni engagement database. Research updated alumni positions and effectively communicate information with alumni and development departments for engagement purposes.
Maintain effective lines of communication between students, employers and Director. Assist Director in responding to routine questions and/or problems from students, staff, faculty and administrators. Help provide guidance of all policies/procedures of program.

Required Qualifications

Relevant Bachelor Degree required. Minimum of one year demonstrated experience and success in adapting to changes and current trends in a progressive career services or higher education environment or in corporate recruitment. Must have knowledge of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database software packages required. Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required.




This is a full-time temporary position and is subject to the availability of funding, the employment needs of the University and the employee's ability to meet established standards of job performance.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Background Check Statement

The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees. The university endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of all students, employees and visitors on our campus. As such, the university will conduct a pre-employment background check for all applicants selected for employment.