STUDENT AFFAIRS SPECIALIST III
Position Summary: The Center for Student Activities & Involvement (CSAI), a unit of the Tate Student Center, seeks to empower student to contribute to the UGA community and a global society through student involvement and active participation on campus. CSAI is primarily responsible for supporting 800+ student organizations through the registration process; providing general advising and facilitated leadership sessions on organizational management and skills to student organization leaders; University Union Student Programming Board; student governance including the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Graduate-Professional Student Association (GPSA); Homecoming; student media components including the WUOG 90.5 FM student-run radio station and the Pandora Yearbook; Welcome UGA;the official UGA welcome experience; students-in-transition programs including the Transfer Student Experience and First-Year Programs; Tate Leadership Scholars; and the Miss UGA Scholarship Pageant. The CSAI consists of seven professional staff members (Director, Assistant Director, three Senior Coordinators, and two administrative associates), two part-time employees, seven graduate assistants, and six student staff members. The University Union Student Programming Board is the largest, student-run programming body at the University of Georgia (UGA). The four divisions of University Union (Cinematic Arts, Entertainment, Late Night Programs, and Socially Conscious) are responsible for providing educational, cultural, and entertainment programs for the campus and community. Programs are selected, planned, and promoted by the over 100 student leaders who make up the membership of Union. The student organization is coordinated by the University Union executive board, which consists of seven positions (President, Vice President for External Affairs, Vice President for Internal Affairs, and four division directors). A majority of the $750,000+ Union budget is comprised allocated student activities fee, in addition to a portion of generated income from ticket sales. The Senior Coordinator of Student Activities - University Union is a full-time professional staff member reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Activities & Involvement. This position is responsible for advising the University Union Student Programming Board; facilitating event-planning training curriculum for the executive board; assisting in the coordination and execution all events hosted by University Union; promotion and publicity for all events; and providing consultation for other events hosted by the Center for Student Activities & Involvement.
Responsibilities: Advise the University Union executive board and divisions, including Cinematic Arts, Entertainment, Late Night Programs, and Socially Conscious Facilitate and continuously update and assess training curriculum for all board members and applicable student leaders
Qualifications: Master's degree in a relevant field AND one (1) year of relevant experience. OR Bachelor's degree in a relevant field AND three (3) years of relevant experience. OR Seven (7) years of experience in a relevant field.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.