Student Program Coordinator

Tallahassee, FL
Apr 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41134

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Oglesby Union, Student Activities Student Affairs


This position provides support and leadership for campus traditions and service opportunities including, but not limited to, Homecoming, Dance Marathon, the Big Event, Relay for Life, and Jimbo*s True Seminole Tailgate. This position will also help with the coordination of the student organization registration process.

Provide advising and support for major student philanthropic events on campus; including but not limited to The Big Event and Relay for Life. Serve as advisor to Dance Marathon (DM). Assist students in assessing and managing risk. Attend weekly overall committee meetings to provide feedback and insight into event planning, permitting, fundraising and team building. Serve as a liaison between DM and the University. Hire, train and supervise one graduate assistant and graduate interns for DM support.
Coordinates student organization involvement in Homecoming and division wide activities and programs as part of the SAC programming team. Facilitates student organization involvement in university awareness week programs and events.

Support major departmental and divisional programs and initiatives such as Parents* Weekend, and fall and spring major events. Coordinate Jimbo*s True Seminole Tailgate activities and co-sponsorships. Assist with planning and implementation of Leadership Awards Night.,

Assist with the recognition process for over 600 student organizations and serve as a resource to those organizations. Develop, distribute, and compile assessment and evaluation instruments related to recognition process, and other related activities.

ttend student committee, Student Activities Staff, as well as Union Staff meetings to gain understanding of the Student Activities Center and Oglesby Union role within the Division of Student Affairs. Interprets Student Affairs rules and ensures University policies and procedures are followed.


A Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to the duties of this position; or a high school diploma/equivalency and six years of experience related to the duties of this position.
(Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)

Prior customer service experience.

Good Leadership and direction skills.

Experience supervising and training employees.

Experience training and advising college students.

Ability to utilize problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of student program planning, development, and evaluation.


Experience with University Special Event planning and working with students.


A Master's in degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Student Development, or a related field; or a bachelor's degree and two years of related work experience


Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

University Information

Combing traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction. Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores * Strength, Skill, and Character.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation*s Top 10 for Hispanic students. Programs in physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human science, business and law are consistently included in the top public university lists.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the national High magnetic Field Laboratory- home to the world*s most powerful magnets.

In a National study conducted by The Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE), Florida State University was ranked among the 15+ Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for 2015. The institutions were evaluated on workplace diversity, staffing practices and work environment, in addition to salary/benefits and family friendliness. For further information on Florida State University, please visit Mission.

The Florida State University preserves, expands and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts. The University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, creative endeavors, and service. The University strives to instill the strength, skill, and character essential for lifelong learning, personal responsibility, and sustained achievement within a community that fosters free inquiry and embraces diversity. Vision.

The Florida State University will be one of the world*s premier institutions of higher education, devoted to transforming the lives of our students, shaping the future of our state and society, and offering programs of national and international distinction in a climate of inquiry, engagement, collegiality, diversity, and achievement. Governance.

Florida State University is administered through the collaborative efforts of statewide entities, including the Board of Governors of the State University System and the university-based entities, including the Florida State University Board of Trustees, the University administration, and, within the University, the schools, colleges, departments, centers, and institutes that carry out the University*s educational, research, and public service missions. Each of the two satellite campuses, FSU-Panama City, and FSU-Panama, has a separate administrative process as well. The powers and duties of each administrative unit are defined by the Florida Constitution, by Florida statutes or administrative rules, by the FSU Constitution, and by policies established by the University administration, college, or department. The conduct of university business is subject to the open meeting and records requirements of the Florida *Sunshine* laws, set forth in Florida Statutes Section Chapter 286.

Anticipated Salary Range

Minimum starting salary range $23,660.00-$38,000.00

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


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