Corcoran Careers


Position: Career Coach, Industry
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type: Individual Contributor

 

View and apply to the position at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/70626

The Center for Career Services is GW’s central career services office supporting students and alumni in their career and professional development. Through personal career coaching, specialized programs, premier internship opportunities and connections with top-tier employers, they help students realize and advance their career and professional goals. The career services team is innovative, energized, and committed to creating a positive environment for student and alumni to discover their best selves.

 

The Center for Career Services seeks a Career Coach, Industry that will focus on the areas of Arts, Media and Communication. This position will direct and manage the establishment, delivery, and evaluation of all activities that facilitate the advanced career development of students and alumni by creating and sustaining access to specialized, industry-specific resources including: technology; networking and mentoring programs; employment and internship opportunities; and the most current information related to industry trends, standards, and career growth for one or more assigned industry cluster areas. Ideal candidates will have a background in Arts, Media or Communication.

 

Reporting to the Associate Director, Industry Coaching, the Career Coach, Industry will be responsible for the following:

 

  • Position provides career coaching and career management education to students and alumni to help them become market- and employer-ready including assessment of student/alumni goals and interests, resume review, interview preparation, networking techniques, self-branding and effective job/internship search tactics to ensure market- and employer-readiness.
  • May have direct student reports: may schedule, train and supervise student workers.
  • Uses coaching techniques and conducts mock interviews (behavioral and technical). This position also plays an integral role in the design, delivery and management of career and professional development programs, seminars and sessions (online and in-person), in order to educate students on career management methodology, and also assists with the collection and reporting of statistics on student employment outcomes. Develops, delivers, and evaluates career development programs to build foundational career skills of students, and may conduct and/or customize meetings and presentations with students in person and through group workshops and classes.
  • Develop and maintain expertise and advanced knowledge in assigned industry cluster area(s). Communicate industry expertise to students and alumni utilizing innovative mechanisms and learning strategies, online resources, best practices, alumni, parent, and employer volunteers, university expertise, and linkages to professional associations. Monitor and facilitate completion of industry cluster career development program per established metrics.
  • Additional responsibilities include providing relevant market insight to students, participating in career services events, and creating, developing, and maintaining relationships with industry-specific contacts.

 

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience in industry focus or advising/coaching students on industry-specific careers. Specialized knowledge of industry-specific hiring practices, job roles, career tracks and professional expectations. Ideal candidates will have a background in Arts, Media, and Communication.
  • Experience working with college students, including working knowledge of coaching and student development theories and practices.
  • Professional experience in career coaching and counseling, career development, experiential learning, educational program development and delivery, corporate recruiting, industry, or related fields is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across diverse groups and contribute to inclusivity in the campus community.
  • Strong communication, presentation, writing, project management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience developing collaborative partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders; ideally working with faculty, alumni, and employers within the industry cluster.
  • Experience working with web-based career management, communication and collaboration tools such as: Handshake, PeopleGrove, LinkedIn, Facebook, Adobe Creative Suite, WebEx, Skype, course management systems, Google and Microsoft Applications
  • Supervisory, service management, marketing and outreach experience a plus

 

Campus Location

Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.

 

College/School/Department

Enrollment Management

 

Family

Student Affairs

 

Sub-Family

Career Services

 

Stream

Individual Contributor

 

Level

Level 2

 

Full-Time/Part-Time:

Full-Time

 

Hours Per Week:

40+

 

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday 9 am - 6 pm, occasional nights and weekends required

 

Position Designation:

Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.

 

Telework:

No

 

Required Background Check:

Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status.
  • In order to gain a better understanding of your experience, the professional experience section of your resume must include months in addition to years. For example, instead of “2014 – 2015,” it should include “April 2014 – January 2015” or similar information.

 

Internal Applicants Only?

No

 

Posting Number:

S008610

 

Job Open Date:

09/11/2019

 

Background Screening

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Position: Instructional Lab Associate, Scene Shop
Salary: $52,151 - $71,734
Type: Individual Contributor

This position typically works closely with clients to assess and implement technology in teaching. The core responsibilities of this role are to provide learning technology support and assist faculty in developing technology skills, to assist faculty in integrating learning technologies into their pedagogy and creating course learning objects, and to provide technical, creative, and visual design support in integrating emerging technologies for face-to-face, blended, and online modalities. This position will interface with clients, responding to their needs and collaborating with other information technology staff in order to identify, develop and implement appropriate technology solutions for teaching and learning. This role may research projects, scholarly activities and publications, will design and build online learning modules, will produce and edit videos, and will also assist in creating and using other media

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee open studios – acting as a resource for students using the space and ensuring proper utilization of facilities, and provide training and reinforcement for student lab technicians.
  • Oversee studio technicians in preparing necessary materials for the proper functioning of the studio spaces.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the fields of art and design in order to advise faculty and staff on the addition of new processes and equipment to the shops.
  • Manage the setup and implementation of equipment in scene shop, including wood, metal, and CNC cutting and milling.
  • Oversee development and implementation of health and safety standards in studio spaces; serves as health and safety contact; and safety trainings for student workers, faculty, and students.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise student Studio Assistants in the fabrication studios throughout each semester. Contribute to the implementation of an OSHA compliant staff protocol training system for all student employees.
  • Contribute to the environmental health and safety of studio areas by participating in after hours and weekend oversight of studio spaces on an as-needed basis.
  • On occasion, staff school wide events such as orientation or graduation along with all other school staff.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Other Information

Located in the heart of Washington DC, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is a vibrant educational community dedicated to educating the next generation of cultural leaders through diverse fields from Museum Studies to Graphic Design to Photography and beyond.

Part of the George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design offers over 20 undergraduate and graduate degrees and functions as an incubator for artists, designers and scholars and with a wide variety of classes serves to enrich students from across the university. Recognizing that the challenges that society faces are diverse, requiring different modes of thought, the Corcoran provides a platform for engagement that bridges creativity and professional practice with the breadth and depth of the larger liberal arts education.

The Corcoran School embodies and exemplifies what Columbian College has defined as the Engaged Liberal Arts, which strives to link disparate fields and better prepare our graduates for rich, multidimensional careers in the 21st century.

Special Instructions to Applicants

View and apply to the position at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/69047

Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Position: Instructional Lab Associate, Digital Fabrication
Salary: $52,151 - $71,734
Type: Individual Contributor

This position typically works closely with Corcoran studio staff and faculty to assess and implement digital fabrication technology in teaching. The core responsibilities of this role are to provide learning technology support and assist faculty in developing technology skills, to assist faculty in integrating learning technologies into their pedagogy and creating course learning objects, and to provide technical, creative, and visual design support in integrating emerging technologies for face-to-face, blended, and online modalities. This position will interface with clients, responding to their needs and collaborating with other information technology staff in order to identify, develop and implement appropriate technology solutions for teaching and learning. This role may research projects, scholarly activities and publications, will design and build online learning modules, will produce and edit videos, and will also assist in creating and using other media.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the setup and implementation of equipment and software in all digital fabrication labs, including 3d printing, laser cutting, and CNC cutting and milling.
  • Assist with safety trainings for studio spaces.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises student Studio Assistants in the digital fabrication studios throughout each semester. Contributes to the implementation of an OSHA compliant staff protocol training system for all student employees.
  • Creates, manages, and maintains the schedule of all digital fabrication studio spaces.
  • Contributes to the environmental health and safety of all studio areas by participating in after hours and weekend oversight of studio spaces on an as-needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Other Information

Located in the heart of Washington DC, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is a vibrant educational community dedicated to educating the next generation of cultural leaders through diverse fields from Museum Studies to Graphic Design to Photography and beyond.

Part of the George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design offers over 20 undergraduate and graduate degrees and functions as an incubator for artists, designers and scholars and with a wide variety of classes, serves to enrich students from across the university. Recognizing that the challenges that society faces are diverse, requiring different modes of thought, the Corcoran provides a platform for engagement that bridges creativity and professional practice with the breadth and depth of the larger liberal arts education.

The Corcoran School embodies and exemplifies what Columbian College has defined as the Engaged Liberal Arts, which strives to link disparate fields and better prepare our graduates for rich, multidimensional careers in the 21st century.

Special Instructions to Applicants

View and apply to the position at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/68849. An application must include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, document with a link to a portfolio/relevant research, names and contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching and research interest.

Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete application will be considered. Finalist will be invited to make an on-campus presentation to the full faculty of the Corcoran, after which point a committee recommendation will be shared and a vote taken.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.