Talent Acquisition & Internship Coordinator

The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Sep 11, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Full Time
About The Kennedy Center "I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit." - President John F. Kennedy The Kennedy Center is the nation's cultural center and living memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Located on the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, DC, the Center presents performances across all genres, and is also home to artistic affiliates Washington National Opera and National Symphony Orchestra.Mission Statement:As the nation's performing arts center, and a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, we are a leader for the arts across America and around the world, reaching and connecting with artists, inspiring and educating communities. We welcome all to create, experience, learn about, and engage with the arts. Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion The Kennedy Center is a welcoming and inclusive culture where everyone benefits - we do it in a way that honors everyone's humanity. We are able to advance our mission because of committed and passionate employees. We are fortunate to be able to leverage their diverse perspectives, life experiences and skills to inform how our workplace can be a safe, transparent, and replenishing community. Through honest discussion, our focus on DEI, and the creation of aD&I council, we are committed to always being the best versions of ourselves.Job DescriptionSalary: $46-50,000 The Talent Acquisition & Internship Coordinator creates all marketing material and promotes the Kennedy Center internship program, administers the intern applications and oversees the intern selection process. They also administer and process entry paperwork and intern orientation, and serves as the HR point of contact for the interns while they are participating in the program. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for creating the term schedule, including internal and external opportunities and networking events for the Kennedy Center interns to connect with the greater DC metro arts management field. The coordinator oversees the Kennedy Center Fellowship in Arts Management Program, working closely with partners and senior staff to place and manage the fellows. The Coordinator is a member of the Talent Acquisition team and provides recruiting support for Assistant and Coordinator level positions as assigned. The Coordinator also collaborates with other employees in the Human Resources department on HR initiatives. Duties andResponsibilities30% Internship Program Coordination: Coordinate every aspect of the internship program, from managing orientation day to the intern appreciation breakfast. This includes creating a term calendar, and scheduling intern events such as seminars, coffee sessions, and brown bag lunches. Responsible for implementing effective communication channels among interns or between interns and Kennedy Center staff, including conflict resolution and career guidance. Plan external networking and social visits. 20% Marketing, Promotion and Networking: Create digital and print marketing materials for a variety of audiences, post advertisements on collegiate job boards, build and maintain relationships with college career centers and internship placement organizations , attend career fairs and conduct site visits to local colleges, connect with local intern groups for networking, research ways to increase diversity in applicants, maintain Kennedy Center Internship alumni group. 15% Recruiting: Run the process workflow for internal staffing requisitions, KC job postings, external job board management, resume and application screening, and communication with hiring managers throughout recruitment process. Ensure applicant tracking system candidate and requisition files are updated regularly to track status of candidates throughout recruitment and selection process. Support the Talent Acquisition Manager and Director of Talent Acquisition with recruiting tasks. 15% Administration: Create and process all entry paperwork for interns and other new hires, including contracts, I9s, handbooks, and term schedules. Throughout the term, track event attendance, ticket requests, and evaluations and feedback forms. 10 % Internship Program Development: Oversee and address concerns of interns and staff and make program changes accordingly, develop new initiatives in professional development and education for the internship and fellowship programs. Implement changes to the program to promote the Center's DEI initiatives. Collaborate with the Director of Talent Acquisition to align the internship and fellowship programs with broader human capital strategies at the Kennedy Center. 10% Application Management: Create and maintain Kennedy Center internship application through external application host "Taleo". Train Kennedy Center Staff on the internship application review process, and addresses any technical difficulties an applicant or Kennedy Center staff member may encounter. Distribute applications to intern supervisors for consideration. N/A Responds to the needs and requests of Kennedy Center management and staff in a professional and expedient manner; Adheres to all employer policies and procedures. N/A Other duties as assigned. KeyQualificationsBachelor's degree required. 2-3 years of directly relevant work experience (recruiting, occupational or career counseling, job placement services, etc.). More than 4 years of less relevant but appropriate work experience may also be considered. Skills & KnowledgeQualificationsMust have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, demonstrate initiative and be student success focused. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Able to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization. Ability to design and deliver workshops and programs preferred. Experience in presenting workshops and/or providing counseling in an educational setting highly desirable. Proficiency with incorporating the use of technology to deliver career services. Ability to research and develop knowledge of career development trends, markets and issues. Physical Demands The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and on the telephone. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel in order to operate computer keyboard, office equipment, and other essential tasks. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. This position infrequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet. Local travel up to 5% may be required.BenefitsWe offer a comprehensive range of benefits to all full-time employees including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, and a matching 403(b) Retirement Plan (employees are eligible for organization match after 1 year of employment). PDN-93f59b9f-162a-4af3-b60f-973722bee606SDL2017

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