Sterling College offers a relaxed environment with supportive staff and dedicated students. Benefits for full-time employees include TIAA-CREF retirement plan, health insurance, and salary commensurate with experience.

Work Program and Internship Development Coordinator

Position Description: The Work Program Office oversees the administration and management of the Work College Program, the Work Study Program, the Internship Program, and the Career Resource Center.  The Work Program and Internship Development Coordinator will provide day-to-day operations and support to these programs and the Dean of Work as well as provide assistance to businesses developing internships.


  1. Guide students to resources available and encourage their growth and learning in the work curriculum;
  2. Develop and circulate informational, educational, and promotional materials for distribution to students, alumni, employers, local businesses, and other college departments;
  3. Update and maintain inventory of resources in the Career Resource Center including web pages and social media accounts;
  4. Support Vermont businesses in the creation of internships;
  5. Assist with planning and organizing campus wide events;
  6. Manage time card entry and track student hours;
  7. Prepare payrolls and data for financial audit and federal reports;
  8. Coordinate internship logistics;
  9. Train and supervise student workers;
  10. Update, produce, and assemble curriculum packets;
  11. Maintain and archive accurate records;
  12. Conduct outreach work to potential internship hosts, research sponsors, and work crew supervisors.
  13. Provide occasional support for other program areas of the college and the deans of Academics and Community, as requested.

Qualifications:  The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree; exemplary professionalism; robust computer skills; internship development experience; work experience in job placement or training; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; good writing skills; work experience with college students and/or in a college setting (preferably a Work College); public relations skills; knowledge of environmental careers; and a desire to be part of a small, educational community.

Starting date:    September 2014

To apply, send a cover letter (that addresses a background that has prepared you for the responsibilities of this position in a unique college community and setting), résumé, and list of three references to:

Katie Lavin, Assistant to the President, Sterling College, P.O. Box 72, Craftsbury Common, VT  05827, or klavin@sterlingcollege.edu

The deadline to apply is by August 29, 2014.      

Sterling College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. Sterling College prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.