Ithaca College

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR, Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College; Ten-month position (August – June).

Responsible for cultivating and supervising internships that focus on a wide variety of professional practice areas within communications including entertainment media, journalism, advertising/ PR, emerging media, cinema and photography, and corporate/instructional communications. Conduct and disseminate research on job market trends and coordinate workshops, guest lectures, and networking events to help students identify and successfully achieve their post-graduation professional and continuing education goals. Serve as a Park School liaison for alumni and prospective employers, track alumni employment, and coordinate alumni-oriented events.

Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in communications or closely related field and a minimum of three years professional experience in the communications field; experience in mentoring or advising undergraduate students; ability and initiative to cultivate relationships and build partnerships with external communities to expand experiential learning opportunities; strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment; the ability to represent the Park School in a professional and positive manner with various constituencies of the School, College, alumni, and communication professionals. A master’s degree and/or previous experience in higher education is preferred.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

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