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Under the supervision of the Talent Relations Manager, the Career Programs Coordinator (CPC) will be part of a transformational career services team. The Career Center's mission is to advance student success by providing a robust Berklee network, coordinated career resources, and enriching practice based and experiential opportunities that help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset as they define, develop and realize their artistic, creative, and career potential with greater intention and success.
The CPC will support planning, communications and logistics for signature events such as Career Jam, Internship Expo, Student Employment Fair, Artist Resource Fair, Network Before You Move and more. The CPC will contribute to the daily administration of the Berklee Career Manager job, internship and gig board and help keep staff and faculty informed about new employers interested in hiring Berklee talent. The CPC will facilitate connections between employers, students, and alumni through management of employer engagement activities such as company information sessions, auditions, workshops, master classes, and other on-and-off campus events. In addition, the CPC will partner with the Assistant Director of Internship & Career Programs to present weekly internship seminars and support administrative processes.
Candidates should have great attention to detail, be relatable to students, and be able to develop and maintain strong relationships with employers and stakeholders across multiple constituents.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Employer Development and Engagement:
Supports the strategic employer outreach plan by identifying, building and maintaining relations with employers and alumni to increase the quantity and quality of job, gig and internship opportunities for students
Responsible for the administration of the Berklee Career Manager, the CSM platform where employers post jobs, gigs, and internships. Administration includes overseeing all new and existing employer accounts, job and internship postings; approve and post career events; post and manage career fairs and employer registrations; maintain and update employer contact information.
Work with staff to create, collect, and analyze recruiting and outcome related data; contribute to semester reports on employer recruitment and hiring outcomes.
Stay current on trends impacting hiring of interns and graduates in music, performance, entertainment and creative industries
Works in conjunction with the Director of Employer Engagement and Development to support recruitment and career program efforts; including scheduling and coordination of events that include employer information sessions, mentoring sessions, master classes, workshops, classroom visits, career fairs, auditions and campus interviews and visiting artists.
Develop career-related marketing materials and coordinate the creation and distribution of promotional materials for events and activities in consultation with the communications team and Career and Content Coordinator.
Plays a key role in the event planning, marketing, travel bookings, and logistics for signature events: Career Jam, Internship Exp, Artist Resource Fair, Network Before You Move, and Student Employment Fair
Work with the Assistant Director of Internship and Career Programs to coordinate the administration of Berklee Internships for credit. Process applications and approve internship eligibility forms, prerequisite waivers, and other internship data management.
Assist in presenting weekly internship seminars.
Manage and enhance relationships with past, current, and potential employers with the intent to significantly expand career-ready internships and other opportunities for students and alumni.
Career Advising and Education:
Educate, assist, and prepare students on specifics of applying and working at internships and full time jobs.
Advise on research techniques, job search strategies, networking tactics, resume and interview prep, and salary negotiation.
Support walk in advisement and present in LHUM and LENs classes.
Liaise with student clubs (i.e., Music Business Club, Billboard Hot 100, Berklee Women in Action Film Scoring Club, Sound Design Club, Student Government Association).
Work in conjunction with Library & Learning Resources to collaborate on events and workshops, and update and maintain career resources held in the Stan Getz Library.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in a career services office or related area in higher education.
Two+ years of customer service related experience.
Two+ years of event planning experience including maintaining event/program budgets.
Experience working with career management systems and client relationship management systems.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Strong interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.
Ability to pursue multiple tasks simultaneously while demonstrating attention to detail and follow through on duties.
Demonstrate the ability to work well with students and employers of varied backgrounds.
Familiarity with music business, musical theater and dance; performing arts, and music technology preferred.
Knowledge of the rules, regulations, ethical standards and laws relating to internships, interviewing and employment.
Positive attitude and commitment to excellent customer service.
Handle stressful, delicate matters in a professional, discrete, and mature manner.
Demonstrate capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives and experiences.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED :
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
May include occasional oversight of student employees for events and programs.
Occasional weekend and evening work requested for various campus events and activities, approximately once or twice per month.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0003252
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.