Coordinator of Student Involvement

Location
Lawrenceville, GA
Posted
May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.




Position Title:
Coordinator of Student Involvement


Job Category:
Staff

Department:
Student Involvement - 4006510915

Division:
Student Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume
Description:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Student Involvement, the Coordinator is responsible for facilitating and
guiding programming initiatives for the Office of Student Involvement. The position will facilitate student
organization event planning for social, emotional and intellectual growth amongst students, and include a special
emphasis on residential and commuter students. Additionally, will facilitate multicultural initiatives, which
promote diversity and inclusion, to advance our integrated academic experience model.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Collaborate and coordinate with leadership, faculty, staff, and students in planning, executing, and
    evaluating events and programming initiatives within the Office of Student Involvement. This includes,
    but is not limited to, facilitating on- and off-site educational events, in support of departmental goals and
    outcomes. Programs include a special emphasis on residential and commuter students. The position will
    also facilitate multicultural diversity and inclusion programming initiatives. Responsible for maintaining a
    standard of excellence for all programming initiatives.
  • Serve as liaison to students, faculty, and staff regarding questions related to programming initiatives
    within the Office of Student Affairs, primarily, but not limited to, the Greenlight Activities Board and
    Mascot program. Develop student leaders within the programs, to include students' critical decisionmaking
    abilities.
  • Prepare, process and monitor: purchase orders, invoices, expense reports, supply orders, meeting facilities, event planning, reimbursement requests, travel accommodations, transportation reservations, etc.
  • Provide on-site supervision of events and activities, as required and requested.
  • Serve on committees, as requested.
  • Train and supervise student workers, as requested.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.





Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Student Personnel Work or closely related field.
  • Knowledge of student development theory, student advising and/or programming.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

PREFERRED:

  • Master's degree from an accredited college/university in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Student Personnel Work or closely related field.
  • Previous experience in a face-paced, higher education office environment.
  • Previous experience in a college/university Student Affairs-related setting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must possess core competencies of communication, planning, and student learning.
  • Strong interest in working with diverse student populations.
  • Ability to relate well to student groups.
  • A commitment to the educational goals of program activities.
  • Knowledge of the college union philosophy.
  • An understanding of and the ability to apply student development and learning outcomes theories.
  • An awareness of and commitment to the educational and cultural benefits of multiculturalism.





Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

PHYSICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND TRAVEL DEMANDS

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to
another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the
phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable
accommodations.





Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status:
Full-Time

FLSA:
Non-exempt

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