Check out the TPE Academy!


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    The Placement Exchange, Candidate Development Committee
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Check out The TPE Academy!

Call for Coaches and Candidates

The Placement Exchange (TPE) is now accepting applications for the TPE Academy, formerly known as TPE Bootcamp. TPE Academy is a semi-structured preparation and networking opportunity dedicated to developing candidates for a wholistic student affairs/higher education job search. The program will last 8-10 weeks and is a blend of virtual and in-person engagement. This tiered support and experiential learning opportunity will allow participants to…

  • Prepare for TPE Onsite before, during, and after the event
  • Have a 1:1 coaching/mentoring relationship with a seasoned practitioner in the field
  • Network with other TPE Academy cohort members while navigating the job search process
  • Invest in the future of the student affairs profession

Candidates

If selected to be a candidate, you must:

  • Attend TPE Onsite as a candidate and attend the TPE Academy workshop on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
  • Be an active participant in the goal setting process and follow through on all assignments as outlined in the TPE Academy Curriculum
  • Respond to all materials received from the TPE Candidate Development Subcommittee in a timely manner
  • Maintain meaningful contact with your coach via phone, email, and/or virtual meetings
  • Be prepared and on time for all virtual meetings with your coach
  • Participate in scheduled virtual engagement office hours hosted by the TPE Candidate Development Subcommittee
  • Participate in the entirety of the TPE Academy experience (February 2020-May 2020)

Coaches

Interested in serving as a coach?  Coaches are Full-time practitioner with at least 3 years of experience post-masters. 

Coaches will expected to do the following:

  • Be an active participant in the goal setting process and follow through on all assignments as outlined in the TPE Academy Curriculum
  • Respond to all materials received from the TPE Candidate Development Subcommittee in a timely manner

Additionally, Coaches will  assist your candidate in their job search process by…

  • Establishing and reviewing goals
  • Utilizing the TPE Academy Curriculum
  • Sharing any additional resources/literature from your personal repertoire
  • Encouraging candidate to participate in virtual engagement sessions offered by the TPE Candidate Development Subcommittee
  • Maintain meaningful contact with your candidate via phone, email, and/or virtual meetings
  • Encourage/provide connection opportunities through your professional networks and association involvement
  • Participate in scheduled virtual engagement office hours hosted by the TPE Candidate Development Subcommittee
  • Participate in the entirety of the TPE Academy experience (February 2020-May 2020)

Applications for both candidates and coaches are due by Saturday, February 8th, 2020. Limited spots are available!

Candidates apply here: https://form.jotform.com/200264103498147

Coaches apply here: https://form.jotform.com/200263267502042

For more info or questions, email info@theplacementexchange.org. Thank you for your interest!

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