Cooperative Education Manager

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH, USA
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

We are one growing team with one powerful goal — and as a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. That is why we’re committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all our employees feel welcomed, valued and empowered. Together, we will shape the future of education by transforming lives beginning with yours.

This position is based in the following office location:

Manchester, NH

The Opportunity

Southern New Hampshire University is looking for a Cooperative Education Manager to assist multiple programs across all schools on its University College campus located in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Studio model at SNHU uses a project-based learning approach to provide students with an authentic development environment, where they learn while delivering projects to clients. You will work with our faculty to maintain internal and external client relationships, locate and develop project opportunities, coordinate communications, conduct community outreach, and plan event management. We are looking for candidates who are as passionate as we are to be involved in a project-based approach. You will have a working knowledge of the professional practices involved in business development, and a collaborative mindset. This position is located onsite and reports to the VP of Academic Affairs.

In this Role You'll Get To:

  • Maintain relationships with internal and external clients, to identify potential projects, internship opportunities for students, and career pathways
  • Coordinate communications with clients, faculty, and other partners
  • Assist SNHU’s Marketing team in developing marketing strategies
  • Coordinate and promote a variety of programs across SNHU, Manchester, and the broader Southern New Hampshire community through presentations, talks, and other outreach and recruiting events, and build connections with the local community
  • Coordinate opportunities for students to receive industry mentorship, such as project reviews, and consultation
  • Lead planning at several industry events
  • Attend industry-related conferences and events to promote the studios to a variety of audiences (students, partners, hiring professionals)

What we're Looking For:

  • A bachelor’s degree, and 3+ years of related prior work experience
  • Experience developing statements of work, cost estimates, and other contractual documentation for clients
  • Experience building, tracking, and maintaining complex schedules
  • Knowledge of software development, project management, and production processes
  • Experience maintaining priorities in an energized, and changing environment
  • Experience managing a content pipeline and ability to facilitate workflow and estimate production costs and timelines
  • Experience with games and interactive simulations
  • Experience with client relations required


Thinking about the job, but not sure you should apply? We still want to hear from you.

We recognize that not everyone enters the world of work with the same advantage, opportunity, and privilege. This is why your skills and experiences are important to us. Take the leap and apply, you just might be the person we are looking for!

Are Benefits Important to You?

We offer exceptional benefits, many available starting on the first day of employment:

Anthem BlueCross affordable, low-deductible Medical insurance available on day one

Low to no-cost Dental, Vision and Life Insurance options

5 weeks of Paid Time Off that starts accruing on day one & Paid Holidays

A Retirement Plan with a 9% Employer Funded annual contribution

Tuition Benefits with family offerings

Who Are We?

SNHU employees are a team in every sense. Separately, we understand that each individual brings unique experiences, perspectives and ideas to create a vibrant work environment. Together we share common values of honesty, acceptance and accountability working as a unified force toward a common goal: to transform the lives of learners. By joining our team, you join us in our vision. Together, we’ll shape the future of education by transforming lives—beginning with yours.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Please note that a background check is required for employment.