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Coordinator of Entrepreneurship, Visibility and Professionalization, College of Communication & Creative Arts, PSS4

Apply now Job no: 495219
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Professional

The Coordinator of Entrepreneurship, Visibility and Professionalization will be responsible for increasing art student professionalization and enhanced program visibility across all areas of the art department, including the BFA in Studio Art, BA in Art, BA in Art Education and the BFA in Biomedical Art and Visualization. The Coordinator will create professional opportunities for students including internships and other career-related experiences. The CEVP will be committed to providing university and external outreach that promotes diversity, inclusion and/or social justice causes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Entrepreneurship

  • 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 events

  • Conduct student workshops on career-related topics including networking, interviewing, online presence, etc. through collaboration with faculty who are teaching professional practices and senior capstone courses

  • Coordinate 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

Visibility 

  • 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 website

  • Create and maintain student alumni tracking and outreach

  • Work in conjunction with faculty in photography to coordinate annual juried photography exhibition

Professionalization

  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, academic departments/units and internship sites to identify and promote internships for students

  • Create 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. 

Skills:

  • Entrepreneurial, collaborative style, with excellent human relations skills

  • Demonstrated facility with computer-based systems and online platforms, and comfort with adoption of new digital processes

  • Demonstrated organizational abilities and exceptional written and verbal communication/public speaking skills

  • Ability to start, manage, and complete projects independently from inception to completion with full accountability for deadlines, quality, and accuracy

  • Ability to prioritize and balance a number of projects simultaneously while maintaining a high quality of work in a fast-paced environment

 

To Apply

Submit the following:

  • Cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications/requirements as well as your statement of intent concerning your vision for professionalizing today’s art student

  • Resume

  • Names and contact information of three professional references

 

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed beginning May 21st and will continue until the position is filled.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Candidates must demonstrate authorization to work in the United States. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

 

 

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