Location: Alfred, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Oct 9 2019 Job Description:
Alfred State is now accepting applications for a coordinator who will play a key role in an institutional, multi-disciplinary, and cross-divisional effort designed to enhance applied learning (AL) initiatives across campus. Applied Learning is defined by the State University of New York (SUNY) as an "approach whereby students learn by engaging in direct application of skills, theories and models." Alfred State was the first SUNY institution to incorporate applied learning as an institutional student learning outcome and has identified it as a strategic priority. The Coordinator of Field Experiences, working with the Academic Affairs and Student Affairs divisions, will support efforts to enhance student success, build career competencies, support faculty and staff excellence, and expand community and regional impact.
This is a full-time, temporary position supported for two years by grant funding.
Develop reports on key applied learning metrics for assessment and marketing purposes
Help promote funding opportunities for faculty and staff related to special projects and strategic priorities
Collaborate with faculty and staff to meet AL goals and enhance student field experiences
Support and train users in software solutions to streamline the internship management experience
Promote a digital badging platform designed to support student workforce and internship readiness
Design and deliver presentations and workshops for students and faculty members
Counsel students seeking an AL opportunity
Create a digital one-stop student resource center to support high impact field experiences
Support events or projects that showcase student, faculty, and staff accomplishments
Familiarity with field placements, which may include internships, preceptorships, and practicums
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population
Demonstrated ability to work with faculty across disciplines
Experience working with and advising students
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
High proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
2 years or more of work experience in a related field
Experience with career development and field placements
Master's Degree in a related field
Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.
All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.
Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/university-police/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.
Internal Number: 116776
About Alfred State College of Technology
Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think. As a result, Alfred State has a 99% employment and transfer rate. Many of our programs lead to internships with area companies. We also offer job placement services and very active academic advising and counseling. In our most recent placement survey, 99% of our graduates either found jobs or went on to pursue four-year degrees.Being well-prepared and work-ready gives ASC students a significant head start on life and in their professional careers. Employees consistently marvel at how ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running; making an ASC degree worth more in the marketplace.