Salem State University

Employment Specialist- MAICEI CIS Program- Interim

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(11/17/2021 9:13 AM)
Job Category
Temporary/Contracted Employee
Department : Name
Academic Affairs
Pay Basis

General Statement of Duties

The job of a MAICEI program Job & Career Specialist is a part-time position, working 29 hours a week during the academic year (August through May). The Employment Specialist connects student’s career goals to interning experiences on the Salem State University campus. Allowing the student to: find a career path, set career goals, build confidence in a work environment and gain work experience to help students compete for competitive paid employment. The Specialist holds monthly Career Workshops and bi-weekly Job Coaching meetings focused on preparing students with the knowledge, skills and experiences that will help guide them towards achieving their career goals. This interim position is expected to last through the end of the 2021-2022 academic school year.


Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Serve as the career and job development specialist for the Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment partnership
- Consult with students, liaisons & college staff on connecting students’ college and personal goals with employment
- Set Career Goals
- Facilitate job coaching meetings 1:1 which will enable students to seek, plan, prepare and coordinate internship opportunities on the Salem State University campus that best meet their Career Goals
- Facilitate monthly Career Workshops geared towards building skills needed to compete for competitive paid employment
-Develop collaborative relationships with the campus community; this will enable the MAICEI students with the opportunity to have internship experiences
- Assist Ed Coaches so they are able to provide assistance with internships
-Provide consultation to student, family members and District Liaisons who are looking to establish employment opportunities in the students’ home community
- Work with students to create and develop a Professional Career Portfolio
- Assist students to obtain and maintain quality work that meets their vocational goals
- Maintaining data log of all MAICEI students’ assessments as part of their interning experience; using the Massachusetts Work-Based Learning Plan




Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

    One to three years working with students with intellectual disabilities


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Special Education teaching background in a public school setting


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach a resume and cover letter. Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed


Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university


Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email


Please note: Contracted positions are part-time and non-benefitted. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Contracted positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship.


EEO Statement:

Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


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