Coordinator of Entrepreneurship, Visibility and Professionalization, College of Communication &...
Job no: 495219
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
- Create partnerships and professional opportunities for students with other departments across the university and professional organizations and businesses in the area, including the creation of potential student “residency” opportunities Work in conjunction with others in the Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts to recruit arts employers for student career fair eventsConduct student workshops on career-related topics including networking, interviewing, online presence, etc. through collaboration with faculty who are teaching professional practices and senior capstone coursesCoordinate the creation and collection/documentation of current student and alumni work for sale/loan via an online "marketplace"Work with others to provide student art for the President’s Student Art Showcases in Bole Hall and the President’s home
- Work with faculty/staff/students to coordinate publicity materials for student exhibitions, events, student experiences, arts/visiting artist programing, etc. for print, web and social media Work with faculty/staff and student groups to create a centralized calendar of events for department websiteCreate and maintain student alumni tracking and outreachWork in conjunction with faculty in photography to coordinate annual juried photography exhibition
- Collaborate with faculty, staff, academic departments/units and internship sites to identify and promote internships for studentsCreate and maintain a database of student opportunities/resources for students including internships, residencies, fellowships, funding, exhibition and career preparedness, etc.Execute strategies to promote internships and other professional opportunities to students through informational sessions and class visits
Education:Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or terminal degree preferred Relevant Experience:
- One (1) year of professional experience required. Demonstrated knowledge about the working world of artists, designers, arts educators and scholars, their required/recommended career preparation, and potential paths to achieve professional goals.Already existing strong network of arts contacts within the region.Ability to conceptualize and execute complex student-focused initiatives.Demonstrable commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion and/or social justice causes .Ability to present and advise on a wide range of career-related topics.Ability to build collaborative relationships with students, faculty, employers, and alumni.Three years’ demonstrated experience in a professional work setting working with students, career services, or arts administration is preferred.
- Entrepreneurial, collaborative style, with excellent human relations skillsDemonstrated facility with computer-based systems and online platforms, and comfort with adoption of new digital processesDemonstrated organizational abilities and exceptional written and verbal communication/public speaking skillsAbility to start, manage, and complete projects independently from inception to completion with full accountability for deadlines, quality, and accuracyAbility to prioritize and balance a number of projects simultaneously while maintaining a high quality of work in a fast-paced environment
- Cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications/requirements as well as your statement of intent concerning your vision for professionalizing today’s art studentResumeNames and contact information of three professional references
Advertised: May 3 2021 Eastern Daylight Time