Student Program Coordinator

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Job ID: 42964

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Student Government Association
The staff of the department of Student Government at Florida State University assist students in reaching their full potential. With a focus on leadership and identity development, belonging and inclusion, civic engagement and participation, and financial responsibility and stewardship, SGA staff advocate and support traditions, initiatives, and communities that benefit the student body.
The Student Government Association at Florida State University provides FSU students with representation, services and advocacy within the university structure. The Student Government Association provides quality leadership for, and accountability to its constituency by recognizing the strength that arises from diversity, engagement, and dialogue.
Core Beliefs
We believe that SGA offers students hands-on, experiential, outside of the classroom learning.
We believe that advising the students of SGA is a situational process of challenge and support.
We believe that diversity of thoughts, ideas, and identities bring a richer, more educational dialogue to leadership and the campus community as a whole.
We believe that all students have the potential to serve, lead, advocate on behalf of their peers, create change, and be positive financial stewards of their funds.
We believe that students learn through engaging in the leadership process and that the limitless opportunities within SGA is a venue to practice that leadership and hone their skills.
For more information about all that SGA offers, visit


The SGA Student Program Coordinator advises multiple agencies within SGA and assists in event planning and inclusion efforts for the department. As a member of the SGA staff, the student program coordinator will serve on University Committees, support student leadership and identity development, and other duties as assigned.
Advise two or more of the Florida State University SGA Agencies (Black Student Union, Hispanic Latino Student Union, Women Student Union, Veteran Student Union, Asian American Student Union) and leadership development institutes including meeting with leaders, attending events, and assisting in developing in achieving goals. Serve as part of the SGA advising team and work with student leaders in various organizations. Attend meetings and programs, and support initiatives.
Serve on the advising and professional staff team for the Florida State University SGA. Attend SGA entity sponsored programs; establish connections with students, have overall knowledge of SGA and FSU. Interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with Student Body Statutes, the Florida Administrative Code, State of Florida Statutes and Laws, and the rules and regulations of the Florida State University for all student organizations. Participate in departmental initiatives and practices, including staff training, graduate intern supervision, and student employment management. All other duties as assigned.
Serve on University-wide committees, particularly regarding large-scale SGA programs such as Awareness Months, Healthy Campus initiatives, Hazing Prevention, Green Dot, and collaborative programs. Plan, attend, assess and coordinate events as a committee member. Collaborate with outside departments, establishing and maintaining strong working relationships and providing understands for the department.
Oversee and implement programs in the areas of leadership development, identity development, multicultural competence, and fiscal responsibility and event management.
Support and coordinate departmental assessment initiatives with agencies and bureaus, connecting outcomes to divisional and institutional goals and managing the development of assessment and evaluation tools for programs and services.


Bachelor' s degree and two years experience; or high school diploma/equivalency and six years of experience. (Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)
Experience advising and supporting diverse student organizations.
Experience presenting content to small groups.
Knowledge of student development and identity development, and allyship models
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.


Master Degree in higher education or similar discipline strongly preferred.

University Information

Florida State University is one of the largest universities in Florida with a diverse student population of nearly 42,000 from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. One of the nation’s elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation’s highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — is currently on a mission to become a ‘Top 25’ nationally ranked public university. Florida State offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, a welcoming campus, and prime location in the heart of the state capital. 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 among the Top 10 best in the nation for Hispanic students. Beyond academia, Florida State also has a top NCAA Division I Sports program with recent conference and national titles in football, women’s basketball, baseball, and women’s soccer.

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. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

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.

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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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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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