Internship Coordinator (Student Services Professional II)
San Diego State University

San Diego, California

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Internship Coordinator (Student Services Professional II)

Job No: 513473
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Position Summary

The Dean's Office in the College of Engineering (CoE) is responsible for all administrative and managerial functions of the College, which include overseeing the operations of the College's four (4) academic departments, coordinating work of the College's committees, managing budgetary and financial matters, providing faculty and staff support, working with other University departments to integrate CoE functions into Academic Affairs and the University systems, providing student services, and managing the development activities for the benefit of the College and its' students. The Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE) provides career and academic advising, tutoring and other services that support student success.

The Internship Coordinator works to provide comprehensive career development services to engineering students. The incumbent supplements student classroom learning experiences by supporting the administration of campus programs that ensure student involvement in internships (and related experiential learning opportunities), facilitating the increased involvement of the diverse CoE student body in internships, and by advocating and promoting quality student internship experiences with university staff, faculty, and community partners.

The ideal candidate will possess demonstrable knowledge in the STEM field, as well as professional experience counseling and guiding others in their internship and career decisions.

For information about the College of Engineering, click here.

Full-time, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year work experience in a diverse setting, serving a diversity of people.
  • At least one year work experience or background in career or internship counseling.
  • At least one year work experience or background in a university STEM program.
  • At least one year work experience at San Diego State University.
  • Degree or experience in a STEM field (specifically, engineering, math, or physics).
  • Working knowledge of updating website content.
  • General knowledge of the procedures and practices related to internships in a university setting.
  • Working knowledge of the major areas of a university including Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Business Affairs and University Relations and Development.

Specialized Skills
  • At least one year work experience at a university, in a career services capacity or other student service-related office.
  • At least one year work experience in the STEM industry in a recruitment or college internship/career capacity.
  • Proficiency of and experience in MS - suite (ACCESS, Word, EXCEL, etc.) and Google Suite (aka Google Workspace- Drive, Slides, Gmail, etc.)
  • Proficiency of and experience in EAB Navigate, CANVAS, Peoplesoft, APEX, ASIR, other student tracking/communication tools.
  • At least one year work experience in collecting and organizing data and/or detailed information for reports and disseminating to diverse audiences of varying sizes.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,304 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month.

SDSU Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on May 11, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by May 10, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at or 619-594-1139.

Advertised: Apr 26, 2022 (9:00 AM)
Applications Close: Open until filled

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