Student Employment Coordinator

George Washington University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

The Office of Enrollment and Student Success (ESS) is a mission-driven organization providing a cohesive experience throughout all phases of the student lifecycle, from the admissions and enrollment process through graduation and beyond, by supporting a connected, comprehensive, and student- centered approach to the student experience. ESS includes the offices of undergraduate admissions, graduate enrollment, career services, student financial assistance, student success, student services, systems, and analytics. ESS is committed to a student-first mentality, utilizing a data- driven approach to continuous assessment and improvement across the organization.

The Student Employment Coordinator reports to the Director of Student Employment within the Center for Career Services, the central office that manages and provides comprehensive career exploration and industry coaching for undergraduate students, and university- wide responsibility for employer development, employer programming and services, and student employment, including the Federal Work-Study program.

The position is responsible for delivering core recruiting and onboarding services and providing support to student applicants, student employees, and department hiring managers. Duties also include resource and training development; as well as, supporting student and employer customer engagement associated with student employment procedural, regulatory, and developmental activities.


  • Engage strategically with applicants, student employees, hiring departments, and other GW departments to support recruiting and onboarding efforts, and address compliance issues.
  • Review and approve student employee job postings and Hire Proposals to ensure compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and classification structure. This will include coordinating with department hiring managers to determine appropriate student employee classifications and advising clients on best-recruiting practices.
  • Oversee onboarding activities for student employees including the I-9 process.
  • Develop and implement supplemental resources, training opportunities, and programs that focus on supporting hiring managers, supervisors, and students in recruiting, onboarding, hiring, and professional development practices.
  • Train, onboard, and provide direct supervision of department student staff.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, participating in and supporting the department's special events and activities, representing the department at university-wide events and activities, and serving on committees.
  • The position is based at GW's Foggy Bottom's Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 3 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in student employment, human resources, compensation administration, employer relations, and development, project management, customer service higher education, or related fields.
  • Experience with the Federal Work-Study programs and knowledge of their Federal regulations.
  • Detail-oriented and experienced working with records with a commitment to accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills working with a diverse population.
  • Technical skills, particularly with Banner and/or HRIS systems, along with the ability to learn and utilize other proprietary applications.
  • Experience and interest in working with employers and college students.
  • Typical Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience.


    Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.

    College/School/Department: Enrollment Management Family Student Affairs Sub-Family Student Employment Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time -> FTE 1.00 Hours Per Week: 40+ Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm Will this job require the employee to work on site? Yes Employee Onsite Status Hybrid Telework: Yes Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

    Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S012114 Job Open Date: 05/08/2023 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:

    Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

    The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you currently work at GW?
  • yes
  • no
  • If you are a current staff or research employee at The George Washington University, have you successfully completed your Introductory Employment Period (IEP)? The Introductory Employment Period (IEP) at George Washington University for non-faculty benefitted staff and research positions lasts for 180 days from the hire date into the position (if hired before October 31, 2022) and 90 days, if hired on or after October 31, 2022. Employees in their IEP are not eligible to apply for other internal university staff and research positions until the IEP is complete.
  • Yes
  • NO
  • Not Applicable
  • What is your expected salary range?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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