Coordinator of Job and Internship Placement


  • Develop new and build on existing business and industry relationships to find and develop internship and job placement opportunities for Hartnell students.
  • Stay abreast of Hartnell career and technical education (CTE) and strong workforce programs by meeting with administrators, instructional faculty, counselors, and students, to be an advocate for Hartnell programs and students with employers.
  • Coordinate with administrators, faculty, and other college personnel to call on and meet industry leaders to act as workforce experts, advisors, mentors, and internship and job placement sites.
  • Create and implement strategies for promoting participation in the internship and job placement programs for students and businesses through outreach, job fairs, individualized or group presentations, participation in workforce advisory committees, and other appropriate and innovative techniques.
  • Utilize the latest technologies to keep students in the career technical fields abreast of internship and employment opportunities.
  • Serve as direct contact for business and industry involving all aspects of internships and job placements.
  • Promote the quality and success of the program and students by making site visits, following up with the employers and placement sites, and soliciting and acting on feedback from all participants in the program.
  • Attend and participate in CTE advisory committee meetings and other appropriate meetings where internships and job placement could be advanced, and industry-informed job and career pathways could be developed, such as the Strong Workforce Board, the South Bay Regional Consortium.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other offices and individuals on campus who provide career development, cooperative education, apprenticeships, mentorships and internships, to ensure a coordinated effort, and the broadest possible range of extra- and co-curricular practical experiences for students.
  • In collaboration with area faculty and counselors, assist with the development of appropriate orientation programs and/or materials for all participants in the job and internship programs.
  • Implement orientation programs for participating faculty and businesses.
  • Maintains student records, monitors student progress and attendance, and performs record-keeping activities as appropriate.
  • Supports the development, analysis, and assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and Service Area Outcomes (SAOs) to ensure the measurement and improvement of program effectiveness (Program Planning and Assessment), and, in collaboration with the supervisor and site manager, implements program modifications as necessary.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Best practices in serving the needs of career and technical education students.
  • Teaching and learning principles and practices.
  • Computers and various application and instructional software programs, as well as other technologies applicable for use in college classes.
  • Leadership and communication skills.
  • Workshop organization and meeting facilitation practices.
  • Community college-level subject content in CTE.
  • Problem solving and study skills.
  • Record-keeping and maintenance techniques.
  • Business and Industry and job and internship placement programs.
  • Oral and written communication and team building skills.
  • Work collegially with faculty, administrators, and business leaders to foster student success.
  • Use correct English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Plan and organize programs in a highly collaborative, multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Perform data analysis and prepare comprehensive reports and records.
  • Maintain confidential information and accurate records.



A bachelor's degree and two years' experience working in an educational setting or with job placement services.
Recent experience in program development, project management, job placement, internship building, human resources, or similar experience or services is desired.
Valid California driver's license


Regular, full-time, grant-funded, 12 months per year classified position. Hours: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Salary range 34 on CSEA salary schedule: $4,836/month to $5,878/month (5 Steps); District provides health benefits, which currently consist of full medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee and a high percentage of coverage for eligible dependents. District-paid life, accident, and income protection insurance is provided for the employee only. Must become a member of the California School Employees Association, (CSEA) and the Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS). This position is grant-funded and therefore contingent on the renewal of the award.

Salinas, CA 93901
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