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Cooperative Education Manager - Kettering University

04 Feb 2020 8:52 AM | Mickey Maher (Administrator)


Job Title              Cooperative Education Manager

Position Class Type         Regular

Position Type     Staff

Other Position Information        

About Kettering: Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Position Status  Full-time

If Part Time, hours per week      

Posting Text

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with co-operative education, career services, and/or corporate relations. Advanced education: Master’s Degree preferred; additional training or certifications.

Job Specific Required Qualifications       

Bachelor’s Degree with two to three years of progressive experience in higher education, career counseling, recruiting, and/or business setting. Experience working with diverse constituencies and the ability to travel for extended periods of time are required. Previous experience in public speaking or presentations. Demonstrated familiarity with PC and software applications. Must possess current valid unrestricted driver’s license.

Understand and have a commitment to Kettering University Values

a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students.

b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.

c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.

d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.

e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Posting Information

Posting Number              SP00213

Posting Date      01/27/2020

Closing Date     

Open Until Filled             Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants           

Job Duties

Percent of total time      25

Advise/coach students and provides assistance with resumes, cover letters, interview skills, and job search techniques. Promotes and markets cooperative education to students. Leverage CRM to provide excellent service and effective action. Utilize data to manage pipeline and make data-driven decisions.

Job Duties

Percent of total time      25

Markets, promotes, and sells Kettering’s co-op program to employers by developing and maintaining co-op and full-time job opportunities. Reviews, assists, and provides counsel to employers in the development of co-op job descriptions, work plans, and employment issues. Frequent travel and joint go to market recruitment efforts.

Job Duties

Percent of total time      25         

Monitors student and employer co-op experience by maintaining ongoing contact, performing reviews of co-op positions, reviewing employer and student evaluations, and conducting employer site visits.

Job Duties

Percent of total time      15         

Coordinate and develop experiential education curriculum and student learning activities including online modules, work reflections, and immersion experiences. Schedule, meet and facilitate scheduled group, and individual instructional and advising sessions.

Job Duties

Percent of total time      5           

Maintains ongoing communication and relationships with Kettering community.

Job Duties

Percent of total time      5           

Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Please explain how this position would be a good fit for you and where it falls in the scale of your future career goals.

(Open Ended Question)

* Do you have the ability to travel frequently?



* Do you have a valid unrestricted driver's license?



* Are you willing to work occasional evenings and weekends?



* Please provide the specific name of the publication or website where you learned about this posting.

(Open Ended Question)

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