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General purpose:The Graduate Coordinator assists the Center for Student Engagement staff plan and host Fall Orientation for incoming first year and transfer students.
Summary of Essential FunctionsÂ
Supervise the Student Orientation Director (SOD) and 45 Orientation Leaders.
Develop the communication from the Center for Student Engagement to the incoming new students.
Plan and host the training for the Orientation Leaders with assistance from the Student Orientation Director.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Supervise the Student Orientation Director and 45 Orientation Leaders.
Design social and community building programs for the Orientation Leaders and the Orientation program.
Serve as a member of the Orientation Planning Committee and collaborate with multiple offices.
Manage the social media outreach to incoming students alongside the SOD.
Manage the assessment of the Orientation program alongside the Assistant Director of Transitions and the Associate Dean of Student Integrated Learning.
Serve as a professional staff point of contact for the Orientation Leaders during the Orientation program.
Work with SOD to co-host virtual social events throughout the summer for incoming students.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesÂ
Demonstrated strong digital engagement skills
Knowledge of student leadership training models and new student programs
Demonstrates efficient time management while prioritizing workloadÂ
Strong organizational skills and attention to detailÂ
Ability to communicate effectively with collaborators and teammates, via email and in-person
Strong interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others
Ability to work independently on tasks
Ability to consider the diverse needs and interests of the MICA student body, and address these through intentional and thoughtful programming
Enrollment in a higher education (or related field) graduate program.
Demonstrated leadership abilities.
A desire to serve the MICA community.Â
Student supervisory experience.Â
Prior experience in program/event planning preferred but not required.
Prior experience in new student orientation and student leader training preferred but not required.
Time commitment: 20Â hours per week
Stipend of $2,400Â
Conditions of EmploymentÂ
Background check required.Â
Preferred availability from June 1 - August 29, 2021
Orientation Leader Training: Thursday, August 19 â Tuesday, August 24, 2021 (includes Joint Student Leader Training: August 20-21, 2021)
First Year and Transfer Orientation; Wednesday, August 25 - Sunday, August 29, 2021
Some late nights and evenings required.
Must be able to work fully remotely, with access to Zoom, and Google Suite both provided for by MICA.Â
Application Timeline & Details
Applications close March 7, 2020
Interviews will take place March 15 - March 26 , 2021
For more information, please contact Jenn Ramsdell, Assistant Director of Transitions (firstname.lastname@example.org)Â
Physical demands and work environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Â
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R580
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.