Student Program Coordinator

Tallahassee, FL
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42969

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


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.


Coordinate Florida State University Allies & Safe Zone Training program. Includes presenting Allies & Safe Zones workshops, developing new content for ongoing learning, ongoing program assessment, and serving as a resource across campus. Organize participants' levels of involvement, research effective training and information strategies, collaborate with students and departments, and provide support and direction for inclusion across campus. Manage website and listserv components, develop regular communication and maintain advertising and assessment of workshop activities. Coordinate the facilitation team through training, session assignment, and ongoing partnerships.
Advise the Pride Student Union including meeting with leaders, attending events, and assisting in developing and achieving goals. Interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with Student Body Statues, the Florida Administrative Code, State of Florida Statues and Laws, and the rules and regulations of the Florida State University. Attend meetings and programs and support initiatives.
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 understanding for the department.
Serve on the advising and professional staff team for the Student Government Association. Attend and support SGA events, establish connections with students, have overall knowledge of SGA and Florida State University. Advise additional student organizations and SGA entities as assigned. Participate in departmental initiatives and practices, including staff training, graduate intern supervision, and student employment management. All other duties as assigned. Oversee and implement programs in the areas of leadership development, ally development, identity development, multicultural competence, fiscal responsibility, and event management.


A Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to the duties of this position; or a high 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.)
Experience advising and supporting diverse college student organizations.
Experience presenting content to small groups.
Knowledge of student development and identity development, and allyship models.


Master’s degree in Higher Education Student Affairs or related field and experience working with student organizations, Identity based groups, and on a college campus.
Knowledge and understanding of the basic levels of ACPA/NASPA core competencies.

University Information

Florida State University is one of the largest universities in Florida with a diverse student population of approximately 41,000 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 o ers 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. The priority review date is March 16, 2018.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


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