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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Co-Op Program Coord
Position Classification Code: R2007
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 06
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Coordinates and administers a cooperative education program. Serves as the college or university representative on off-campus visits for the solicitation of cooperative jobs and scholarships from local and national firms and organizations. Interprets policies and procedures of cooperative programs for students and industry, interviews student applicants, and matches job/company to student.
Standard Duties:
Actively recruit and prepare students to participate in Cooperative Education Programs, including: outreach to students and student organizations, participation in career fairs and student orientation programs, maintain eligibility standards and program procedures, advise students regarding assignment opportunities; process paperwork, review and evaluate work performance and work reports, and maintain appropriate and accurate program records. Maintain and extend employer participation including: appropriate response to employer requests for information or student referrals, employer contact and recruitment, and assist with marketing strategies and activities to increase employer participation. Contribute to program, budget, and staff planning as needed. Participate in University and professional activities as appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-