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Career Educator, College of Design | Georgia Tech Career Center

  • 10 Sep 2021 10:09 AM
    Message # 11038944
    Stefanie Swanger (Administrator)

    Department Information

    About the Career Center

    The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is one of the nation's leading research universities, providing a focused, technologically based education to more than 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation's top ten public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It offers degrees through the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 interdisciplinary research centers that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to America's government, industry and business. Visit www.gatech.edu

    Under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) challenges students to become accomplished learners who are able to make meaningful connections among work, study, and community. OUE connect curricular and co-curricular offerings to assist students in developing a strong foundation for success, during college and after. To learn more, visit www.oue.gatech.edu.

    The Georgia Tech Career Center is a part of the Georgia Tech Office of Undergraduate Education. The Career Center helps students prepare for their future through career exploration, internships, career advising, career fairs, career education, and more.

    The Career Center includes the cooperative education (Co-op) and internship programs in which students can participate while attending Georgia Tech, and a Career Education team provides resources students need to support their searches for full-time employment after graduation, such as help with the exploration, selection, and pursuit of meaningful careers; career counseling; resume writing interview tips, and more.To learn more, visit www.career.gatech.edu

    About College of Design

    Our approach to design education is unique for a design school – as a Georgia Tech college, we naturally associate technology and research with our work. We use design thinking to develop new technologies, anticipate the future of buildings and environments, and change the way people experience art, everyday objects, and their immediate surroundings.

    College of Design degrees focus on the intersection between technology and the ways people engage with the world. Our classes regularly dig into the science and engineering behind what is traditionally considered art. We emphasize human experiences, from products and soundscapes, to living in buildings and cities.

    Our design research encompasses today's most pressing human and built environment issues, including accessibility, sustainability, smart cities, and ground-breaking efforts in spatial analysis and music technology.

    We are accredited.

    Job Summary

    Assist with developing strategies to reach every Georgia Tech undergraduate student with high quality career education through delivering multi-modal career education initiatives. Cultivate a campus community that prepares all students for their future.  With an emphasis on presenting, teaching, training champions, and group sessions, this role will strategically develop and scale opportunities and programs which empower all students to identify career paths, secure internships and/or co-ops, and ultimately find career success upon graduation. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Career Center Leadership and Staff, Students, Faculty, Alumni, and employer representatives.

    This position will typically advise and counsel: Career Center Leadership and Staff, Students, Faculty, Alumni, and employer representatives.

    This position will supervise student assistants.

    Job Summary

    The Career Educator position will be embedded within the College of Design (CoD) to provide customized career programming and career advising to the CoD student population. This role will also expand employment opportunities for students by developing alumni relationships associated with the College and additional business development efforts.


    • Develop and deliver programming, training, classroom presentations, workshops, initiatives, and advising models which support students in identifying career pathways, co-op, internships, and post-graduation career opportunities.
    • Create career education content that is relevant and deliverable in various presentation settings
    • Serve as a career education liaison to an assigned college and support efforts to serve other high need colleges
    • Develop initiatives to scale and integrate career development into the fabric of the assigned college; support office-wide efforts to create and activate a robust career ecosystem which serves all students from all colleges and majors. Building relationships with academic college faculty, staff, and administrative assistants
    • Expand engagement with key departments on campus, such as academic advising, pre-professional advising, athletics, student life and other constituents.

    Required Qualifications

    Educational Requirements
    Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Human Resources, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

    Required Experience
    Three to five years of job related experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional Preferred Qualifications
    Experience within career development, higher education, human resources, or other relevant corporate and community experience. Experience providing career education within the targeted discipline

    Preferred Educational Qualifications
    At least one degree in the appropriate academic discipline where the career educator will work

    Preferred Experience
    Five to seven years of job related experience

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    Strong ability to collaborate with multiple and diverse constituents to accomplish goals. Analytical mind and problem solver with ability to think systemically

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. .

    Other Information

    This is not a supervisory position.
    This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
    This position will not be required to drive.
    This role is not considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position will not travel
    This position does not require security clearance.

    Other Information

    Please include a cover letter with your application. 

    Hiring range: $55,000-$65,000, with full benefits. 

    Application Deadline: September 16, 2021

    Application Link: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=3000&JobOpeningId=230937&PostingSeq=1&PortalActualURL=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu%2fpsc%2fcareers%2fCAREERS%2fHRMS%2fc%2fHRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL%3fPage%3dHRS_APP_JBPST_FL%26Action%3dU%26FOCUS%3dApplicant%26SiteId%3d3000%26JobOpeningId%3d230937%26PostingSeq%3d1&PortalRegistryName=CAREERS&PortalServletURI=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu%2fpsp%2fcareers%2f&PortalURI=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu%2fpsc%2fcareers%2f&PortalHostNode=APPLICANT&NoCrumbs=yes&PortalKeyStruct=yes

    Last modified: 15 Sep 2021 1:47 PM | Stefanie Swanger (Administrator)

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