Senior Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs

San Jose, California
Jun 13, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Senior Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs

Job ID: 24143

Full/Part Time: Full - Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 3086, Range 1

Department: New Student and Family Programs


About the Position

The Senior Coordinator is charged with the coordination of the mandatory SJSU new student orientation program and the Spartan Parent & Family Orientation, which introduces incoming students and their parent(s) and family members to the university community and its resources, policies, and procedures. The incumbent works under the limited supervision of the Director of New Student and Family Programs and through coordination with campus advisory committees. The incumbent is responsible for campus policy and procedure articulation and easily navigated, student-learning focused transition from acceptance through matriculation. Guided by the CAS standards, the incumbent supports the transition process as it relates to yield programs including Admitted Spartan Day and parent/family programming such as Spartan Family Weekend. The incumbent is responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, evaluation, and assessment of graduate and student staff that assist and coordinate programming related to Orientation and other transition activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Responsible for the review of enrollment projections and orientation program assessment data in planning for and coordinating campus-wide frosh orientation and parent/family orientation. Coordinates the participation of necessary campus partners to educate new students and their family members on university policies that impact them and provide guidance for students to advocate for themselves to support student persistence and retention efforts. Coordinates the technological and program content development, as well as monitors the Orientation website to assure accuracy and management of the attendance and assessment databases. Partner with director on parent/family programs and initiatives including coordination of Family Weekend and development of the Family Advisory Board Responsible for programming decisions/changes on short notice to be responsive to unanticipated circumstances. Plans and executes comprehensive training programs for undergraduate student staff to be properly oriented and integrated into the overall work of New Student and Family Programs. Responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of Core Staff members and Orientation Leaders. Creates, implements, and manages the online assessment survey for the Frosh Orientation programs, as well as manages the online assessment survey and compiles and reports findings.

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