The Creative Careers Coach will
● Guide, advise, and support students interested in creative careers through the career
planning, decision making, and job searching processes.
● Assist students in analyzing their interests and skills and developing career goals.
● Work with students of all identities to ensure they have access to the level of support
they need to be successful.
● Assist the Creative Careers Program Manager to develop and execute experiential
learning programs at the Creative Careers Hub at the NYU Production Lab.
NYU’s Global Programs & University Life organization is committed to being a welcoming
campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and
equity that inform academic excellence. Staff in this organization are expected to contribute to
diverse, equitable, inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and
The coach will work on average 20 hours per week in person. The pay for the position is
budgeted for $40/hour.
Career Coaching (75%)
● Coach and advise students and alumni individually, related to career/life planning
● Evaluate students’ skills, interests, values, personality attributes, and experience.
● Instruct students in methods of career exploration to enable them to make effective
● Work with students to formulate an individualized plan of action including developing an
effective resume/cover letter, developing interviewing skills through mock interviews, and
designing job search strategies.
Career Development Programming (25%)
● Implement career-related workshops and services to students and alumni.
● Utilize relevant educational and organizational materials to support programs.
● Identify and secure guest speakers and moderate panels for academic and career
Required Education and Experience
● Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience.
● Experience in career coaching and/or academic advising
● 3+ years relevant experience in the creative industries (e.g., arts administration, film,
Preferred Education and Experience
● Master’s in Fine Arts
● 5+ years relevant experience
● Experience implementing programs, seminars, events, and preparing training materials
Interested candidates should send a cover letter outlining their interest and qualifications
for the role and a resume to Gregory Weight, Director of External Partnerships and
Experiential Learning, at firstname.lastname@example.org.