Staff Positions

Hartwick College employees are dedicated to supporting student learning and personal development.

Whether it is helping students adjust to the challenges of college life, encouraging them as they achieve academic success; attending student productions, art shows, or Senior Thesis presentations; delivering student mail; or guiding them through the job or graduate school search, Hartwick staff are committed to providing a safe, challenging, and supportive environment in which students gain knowledge from experiences they never dreamed possible.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,400 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce.

Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

To apply for a position listed below, applicants should send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references in one document (pdf or MS Word preferred) to Kimberley Lindsley, Human Resources Coordinator, at jobs@hartwick.edu. Applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P. O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820 or faxed to 607-431-4329.

 

Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator

Date: January 25, 2017
Title: Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator 

Description: Under the supervision of the Director of Career Services, the Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator works closely with the Internship and Career Planning Advisor on a cross-functional team. The Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator will serve as a liaison between Career Services and employers to develop strong partnerships around internships, experiential learning and employment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for aiding in the expansion of the employer base, with particular focus on alumni, and potential internship experiential learning, and employment opportunities for Hartwick students. The person will also assist in organizing on-campus recruiting, career fairs, job shadow programs, and other events for employers and students to connect. The coordinator will also provide 1-1 career coaching and workshops to students seeking experiential learning, internship and post-graduate opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Aggressively promote the internship experience to students, beginning in their first year, through increased marketing efforts and education outreach.
  • Serve on the Internship Advisory Committee to create and revise policies, procedures, and practices related to internships.
  • Advise students and faculty on the internship process, and serve as a guide and intermediary throughout the experience and manage all administrative aspects of the academic learning agreement process.
  • Ensures a high-quality employer relations and recruiting program that reflects the needs of employers and students. Assists in the development of employer recruiting policies and procedures.
  • Conducts ongoing targeted outreach to expand recruiting opportunities for students of all interests through outreach to employers, alumni, parents and consortia groups. Works collaboratively and creatively with the Career Services staff in developing job postings that meet the interests of our students. Actively develops new opportunities.
  • Processes employer and job registration requests through our career services module and markets internships and jobs through other means such as tabling, e-newsletters and an internship and job board.
  • Coordinates on-campus recruitment programs and interviews; attends on and off-campus meetings with employers.
  • Maintains systems such as job banks, resource databases, and placement statistics; analyzes data.
  • Maintains detailed record of external communication, including contact reports, in order to enhance relationships, manages connections, facilitates regular communications and provides fellow CS advisors with key information about our contacts and partners.
  • Manages and strengthens on-campus and off-campus recruiting program including annual internship and job fairs and the annual dinner event honoring employer partners.
  • Conducts ongoing targeted outreach with a wide range of prospective employers. Develops and cultivates relationships with employers from diverse organizations —ranging from Fortune 100 to small start-up companies, in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, local, national and international.
  • Contributes to the Career Services Administrative Reports and College Assessment through collecting proper metrics and reporting activities and outcomes of employer relations efforts.
  • Actively networks with alumni, parents, employers, professional organizations and the community. Engages in best practices for employer cultivation and relationship development/management.
  • Conducts workshops on internship search, resume writing, job search research methods, preparing for job interviews, and other topics.
  • Advises students on internship acquisition and other career preparation topics.
  • Attends networking functions, as appropriate, to develop employer contacts while promoting College objectives.
  • Partners with College Advancement to cultivate internship and job opportunities with Hartwick alumni in a manner that also advances the colleges goals. Tactics include leading off campus mentoring programs.
  • Collaborate with staff in Global Education to research and develop international internship opportunities.
  • Meets the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK (LACN) membership requirements for internship and job referrals to LACN database and manages the Spotlight on Careers page assigned to the College by LACN.
  • Provides assistance with major college-wide events such as Commencement.
  • Performs other general administrative duties as assigned by the Director, including reports and other correspondence. 
  • Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Participate in major campus events, including Commencement Weekend.

Qualifications:  Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with 3 years of experience in a similar position/related field, including experience in sales or recruiting, either in a business setting or in education.  Master’s Degree plus one year of related experience preferred.

The successful candidate must possess high energy, excellent communication and organization skills; be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and have the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, employers, parents, and administrators.  Experience creating and presenting workshops and other programs; marketing including print, online, and social media development; and experience building partnerships and enhancing community engagement. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer knowledge and experience using Window-based software; Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience using databases and publishing programs; and experience using online networking sites such as LinkedIn. Proven ability to take initiative and work independently and ability to work as a member to a cross-functional team.


Internship and Career Planning Advisor

Date: January 25, 2017
Title: Internship and Career Planning Advisor 

Description:

Under the supervision of the Director of Career Services, the Internship and Career Planning Advisor works on a cross-functional team with an emphasis on student engagement. The Internship and Career Planning Advisor is responsible for implementing on and off campus internship and career planning programs and services as well as offering 1-1 and group advising to increase student engagement in the career planning process with particular emphasis on internships.

The Internship and Career Planning Advisor leads efforts to foster supportive, diverse and inclusive internship and career planning activities on and off campus, and assists students with professional skills such as resume writing, graduate school research and application process, job and internship searches, and interview preparation.

The position is also responsible for supporting pre health and public health program students in engaging in experiential opportunities such as job shadowing and internships and preparing for graduate school applications and interviews.

Responsibilities:

  • Aggressively promotes the internship experience, and the importance of career planning, to students, beginning in their first year, through increased marketing efforts and education outreach.
  • Partners with Career Services staff, and all academic departments, to promote internships, and career planning, particularly those departments whose students are underrepresented among internship participants.
  • Develops and implements programming to both raise awareness about and showcase internship participation as well as programming that showcases post graduate outcomes.
  • Partners with staff to develop, coordinate, and implements programming to introduce students to the services available such as workshops, student panels, and employer presentations. Conducts classroom presentations on various career service functions or career related topics.
  • Leads efforts to foster supportive, diverse and inclusive internship and career planning activities.
  • Works with students to evaluate major field of study, clarify career goals, and formulate plans to achieve those goals. This may be on an individual basis as well as for specific groups through special presentations and workshops.
  • Manages the career planning webpage and partner with CS staff to manage other online and paper-based career exploration and job and internship search tools.
  • Serves as career advisor for currently enrolled students via individual appointments, walk-ins, organizing workshops and in-class presentations.
  • Assists students in developing internship and job search strategies and conducting internship and job searches.
  • Assists students with professional skills such as resume writing, graduate school research and application process, job and internship searches, and interview preparation.
  • Partners with Career Services staff to create advertising and conducts marketing for all career service events: workshops, employer information sessions, career fairs, and on-campus recruitment and advertises use of online tools such as WICKworks and Spotlight on Careers.
  • Develops and lead the Student Peer Advisor program, including training, supervising, mentoring and evaluating student employees, and recognizing students’ contributions to the office. Organize events for Peer Advisors to promote engagement among our students employees and to promote outreach to students across campus.
  • Partners with staff to develop and lead off campus internship and career-related programming for students such as the Link and TASTE programs and Spring Break Career Planning Retreat.
  • Supports staff in managing on campus events such as the Internship and Career Fair, on-campus recruiting, and other career planning workshops and programs.
  • Partners with faculty and staff on the Health Professions Advisory Committee and in the Public Health program to manage and lead programs supporting experiential learning opportunities for pre health program and Public Health major students, including job shadowing and internships. Serve as liaison with employers who regularly host pre health students for these experiences. Increase opportunities for pre health program and Public Health major students to job shadow and interns.
  • Maintain active networks through organizations such as NACE, EACE, and NYSCEEA.
  • Participate in major campus events, including Commencement Weekend.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with 3 years of experience in a similar position/related field, preferably in career counseling or career services within higher education.  Master’s Degree, MBTI, and Strong Interest Inventory certification preferred.

The successful candidate must possess high energy, excellent communication and organization skills; be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and have the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, employers, parents, and administrators.  Have strong presentation, communication and workshop development skills. Proficiency with technology, including familiarity with database applications, standard MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media platforms. Proven ability to take initiative and work independently. Proven ability to work as a member to a cross-functional team.

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