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General Electric Edison Program Operations Leader in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

The GE Research Technical Development team sets and executes the strategy for technical learning and early career programs, including the Edison Program.

The Edison Program Operations Leader is responsible for administration and coordination of the GE Research Edison Program curriculum, producing high quality technical and leadership learning experiences that develop the next generation of research technologists.

Job Description

As the Edison Program Operations Leader, you will

  • Partner with the GE Research Edison Leader and other key stakeholders to source and develop appropriate content; act as producer for overall successful delivery of live virtual and in-person education events.

  • Utilize standard work processes to deliver high-quality learning experiences. Responsibilities may include calendar management, faculty management, vendor management, and facility management.

  • Oversee all aspects of coordination, logistics, and support for the GE Research EEDP curriculum addressing technical, leadership, and professional development for early career program members.

  • Create and execute communication to customers and stakeholders.

  • Track and report relevant metrics of EEDP program execution, including administration of rotation assignments in digital management tools (including Workday) and quarterly hours performance reporting.

  • Work closely with Talent Acquisition, the EEDP Manager, and cross-org stakeholders to facilitate the EEDP recruiting & onboarding process, promoting a flawless candidate experience.

  • Additionally, as a member of the Technical Development Team, you will be pulled into exciting technical learning projects that touch technologists across GE Research.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Technology, Science, or other STEM field from accredited university

  • At least 5 years of experience in Engineering/Technology

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required; we will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job opening, now or in the future

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail

  • Experience in campus recruiting, conducting candidate interviews and candidate assessments

  • GE Edison Program graduate

  • Experience with Lean culture and focus on continuous improvement

  • Humble: respectful, inclusive, curious/inquisitive

  • Transparent: clear communicator, mentor, creative problem solver and collaborator

  • Focused: sets strategic priorities, data-driven decision maker, critical thinker

  • Familiarity with GE Research disciplines and organization

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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