Student Development Spec I

San Marcos
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Student Development Spec I

Job Number: 2018048

Location: San Marcos

Department: Off of Student Diversity and Inclusion

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 3,205.92

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work, anthropology or relevant fields.
- Experience working with student veterans and/or other underrepresented communities.
- Knowledge of student development, diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, retention and multicultural theory.
- Knowledge of and work with assessment and evaluation tools.
- Experience with coordinating programs, events and trainings;
- Experience making public presentations;
- Knowledge of social media and MS Office software.

Preferred Qualifications:
- 1 or more years working with populations the position will serve.
- Bilingual with Spanish proficiency.
- 2 or more years of Student Affairs experience or a degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration or related areas.

Job Description:
The Student Development Specialist I for Veteran Programs (SDS I) assists with the coordination and delivery of all department services, including, but not limited to academic, personal and social advising of students from underrepresented and first-generation populations. The SDS I coordinates programs that support student veterans, oversees the Texas State Veteran Friendly Office Program, and develops and coordinates retention and outreach programs for student veteran community. The SDS I advises the Veterans Alliance of Texas State (VATS) chartered student organization and other SDI student organizations, and serves on the Veterans Advisory Council.

Job Duties:
- Support student veterans regarding retention, personal and academic issues.
- Advise the Veterans Alliance of Texas State (VATS) chartered student organization and assist with other SDI organizations.
- Assist with coordination and development of educational and support programs for student veterans.
- Develop and coordinate student veteran programs and other programs and initiatives as assigned.
- Prepare and implement outreach programs and initiatives for student veterans.
- Coordinate Veteran Friendly Office Program and related Training.
- Promote programs and projects that encourage retention of student veterans including the approval and monitoring of expenditures for student veteran programming budget.
- Evaluate and assess services and programs including written summary reports with specific recommendations.
- Serve on Veterans Advisory Council.
- Collect and promote web-based information for student veterans.
- Help maintain department webpages and social media sites.
- Represent the SDI department at job fairs, college programs, and other promotional events.
- Assist with Bobcat Preview (new student orientation program).
- Prepare and maintain calendar of student veteran events and programs.
- Conduct event and yearly assessment of programs and activities.
- Assist with supervision of student-worker staff.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information to Applicants:

Job Open Date: 10/05/2017

Job Close Date: 10/19/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce


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