Internship Services Manager ,

internship - full time, paid

Year Up
Providence, RI
Closed
Posted 52 Days ago
Year Up
Providence, RI
internship - full time, paid
Posted 52 Days ago
Closed

Description

Grad Schools New! Internship Services Manager (Providence, RI) Posted by Year Up | Providence, RI Year Up ------------ New | Published 21 hours ago ------------ Start Date August 8, 2019 Application Deadline July 26, 2019 Salary Negotiable ------------ See all listings from this organization About this organization POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Title: Internship Services Manager (Providence, RI) Office: Providence, RI Location: Providence, RI Career Stage: Manager FLSA Status: Exempt Job Type: Regular Full-Time OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Director of Program, the Internship Services Manager (Providence, RI) is a key member of the Program team, as well as a critical partner to Corporate Engagement teammates in ensuring a successful internship experience for interns and employers alike. Effective service delivery during the internship program contributes to Year Up's mission in several important ways, since intern performance and intern/supervisor satisfaction directly influence Year Up's graduation rate, conversion from internship-to-employment, and the renewal/growth of our employer relationships. Achieving success before, during, and at the conclusion of the internship phase depends on maintaining strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including students, internship supervisors, and Year Up colleagues across a range of functions. You will support a portfolio of interns and supervisors throughout the internship phase, including monitoring intern performance via bi-weekly communication with interns and supervisors, coordinating service recovery across internal and external stakeholders, and facilitating cyclical programmatic processes. In many ways, you serve as the "in-house expert" on the ingredients required for a successful internship experience and the "command center" that ensures other functions are playing their roles accordingly. To be successful in this role, you will be adept at communicating across a variety of audiences and will have experience working with internship programs that bridge educational and corporate environments. As an ideal candidate, you exude a spirit of customer service, demonstrate superb organizational skills, and take pride in your ability to bring clarity to ambiguous or complex situations. We are looking for a proactive self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and is energized by the opportunity to ensure our young adults exceed the expectations of the nation's top employers. In keeping with Year Up's values, the Internship Services Manager (Providence, RI) will also have the opportunity to interact with students as a coach, group facilitator, and advocate, participating in building a positive educational environment. We understand that people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We encourage candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications below. If you believe you have the transferable skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this role, we encourage you to apply. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Internship Preparation * Manage the planning of the bi-annual internship matching process and as necessary, align program and Corporate Engagement colleagues in gathering key information required for the process * Drive internship on-boarding activities including necessary background checks, drug screens, and applications as well as coordinating the collection of internship information and manager orientation * Manage planning, logistics, and facilitation of internship readiness workshops with the Corporate Engagement team, as well as other functional staff designed to build relationships with interns in your portfolio, including reviewing the internship contract and covering logistics with interns prior to internship start date * In partnership with Corporate Engagement colleagues, drive a clear supervisor engagement plan for each account before the start of internship to ensure roles are clear Internship Management * Proactively ensure bi-weekly contact with interns and supervisors to monitor performance and satisfaction via phone, email, or in-person meeting; provide coaching where appropriate. * Track, analyze and report out on performance status across the internship portfolio (based on ongoing feedback, supervisor/intern survey responses, and other performance data) and highlight key trends for consideration * Act as an escalation point to support and resolve "tier 1" issues and coordinate response to more significant issues by escalating to Program Managers, coaches, Student Services, and Corporate Engagement colleagues * Resolve "tier 2" issues and coordinate response to more significant issues by escalating to Program Managers, coaches, Student Services, and Corporate Engagement colleagues * Work in partnership with Program Managers to drive the development of performance improvement (EPIC) plans for interns, gathering feedback from interns and managers, and communicating closely with Corporate Engagement team * Ensure the accurate, on-time completion of timesheets and status reports weekly in alignment with the online student contract. * As appropriate and in partnership with Corporate Engagement colleagues, manage the planning and delivery of events designed to improve the supervisor experience (i.e. Corporate Partner Days/Roundtables) * Uphold the 'high service, high support, high expectations' program model in interactions with all stakeholders Internship Close-Out * When employers intend to make an employment offer to an intern, drive and track account-specific conversion processes and work with partner HR or staffing agencies to ensure interns complete paperwork/process as needed * Ensure close communication with Employment Placement colleagues to ensure interns are factoring conversion opportunities into their overall job search * Enter employment records in Salesforce for intern conversions Site Team/Learning Community Member * Serve as a coach/mentor for a small number of current students * Join and sometimes facilitate weekly group sessions with students * Participate in staff meetings and trainings QUALIFICATIONS: * Experience in a corporate or business setting * Experience in developing and maintaining relationships; a consummate networker who is able to move comfortably and credibly in the corporate community * Demonstrated knowledge managing a CRM; Salesforce.com experience strongly preferred * Stellar customer service skills with solid follow up and follow through practices * Documented strengths in meaningful relationship building, management and growth * Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail * Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills * A professional and resourceful style with the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative and manage multiple tasks and projects at a time * Comfortable with ambiguity, and proactive in taking the lead when opportunities arise * Ability to plan, introduce and lead a process that enables high quality growth * Ability to lead, willingness to be led, and comfortable with situational leadership * Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and development databases required * A passion for working with urban young adults, an unshakable belief in their potential and a strong commitment to the mission of Year Up * Understanding of the Opportunity Divide and its drivers * Commitment to diversity and inclusion COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: * Salary: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience * Benefits: Competitive package including 100% healthcare coverage, dental, and 401(k) match * Vacation: Three weeks paid vacation in first year of employment; four weeks after initial year * Professional development: Funds available to support staff in achieving career objectives ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Year Up is an award-winning, national 501(c)3 organization that enables motivated young adults, ages 18-24, to move from minimum wage to meaningful careers in just one year, by providing the skills, experience, and support they need to reach their full potential. Through a one-year, intensive program, Year Up utilizes a high expectations, high support model where students spend the first six months learning in-demand technical and professional skills, focusing on one of five career pathways, before applying their skills during a six-month corporate internship with a top company. Throughout the program, students earn an educational stipend, and complete coursework eligible for college credits. Year Up has served more than 24,000 young adults since its founding in 2000, and will serve more than 4,700 young adults in 2019 nationwide. Year Up currently serves 25 U.S. cities across 18 markets, including Arizona, Baltimore, Bay Area, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greater Atlanta, Greater Boston, Greater Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, the National Capital Region, New York City, Puget Sound, Rhode Island, South Florida, Tampa Bay, and Wilmington. 90% of Year Up graduates are employed and/or enrolled in postsecondary education within four months of program completion and employed graduates earn an average starting salary of $40,000 per year. Voted one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For in the country by The NonProfit Times for eight consecutive years, Year Up is a rewarding place to work. Our staff is passionate, supportive, mission-driven, and committed to positive change and continuous learning. We set high standards for both ourselves and our students, and live by a set of core values that reflect an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential of our young people. The work we do is life-changing, and we know that our team is the greatest asset in achieving our mission. COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: Year Up actively engages individuals from all backgrounds. We are committed to embracing diversity within our organization because we firmly believe that diverse employee teams help us to achieve our best organizational outcomes and provide the most effective support to our young adults as we work to close the Opportunity Divide. We are deeply dedicated to creating and maintaining an inclusive and supportive work environment. Learn more about our commitment to diversity:http://www.yearup.org/about-us/careers/commitment-to-diversity/ As an equal opportunity employer, Year Up is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. TO APPLY: Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume through our website. Note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. We respectfully request no phone calls. POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Title: Internship Services Manager (Providence, RI) Office: Providence, RI Location: Providence, RI Career Stage: Manager FLSA Status: Exempt Job Type: Regular Full-Time OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Director of Program, the Read more about this job Details at a glance * On-site Location * Full Time Schedule * Professional How To Apply Apply Here Apply Here Location Providence, RI

Skills

microsoft powerpoint, program management, planning, interpersonal communication, microsoft office, microsoft excel, microsoft word, customer service, time management, training, databases, event management, microsoft outlook, crm, negotiation

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