Program Coordinator - Center for Leadership and Student Involvement (12 Month, benefited position)
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job CategorySupport StaffPosition TitleProgram Coordinator - Center for Leadership and Student Involvement (12 Month, benefited position)Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeDivisionDean of the CollegeDepartmentCenter for Leadership & Student InvolvementDepartment Statement
The Center for Leadership and Student Involvement (CLSI) fosters student-centered programming that creates a healthy and vibrant campus landscape where all students can find their place. CLSI facilitates experiential learning opportunities in order to challenge students to become well-rounded, engaged, lifelong leaders.Accountabilities
The CLSI Program Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of a diverse portfolio advising student organizations including interest groups, fraternities and sororities, multicultural organizations, and student government. Such oversight includes leadership development, co-curricular program design, and budget management.
The Program Coordinator must be comfortable working closely with a variety of campus partners in a fast-paced environment to support a safe, fun, and inclusive campus community.
Areas of responsibility include:
Student Group Advising
Guide student groups in sound decision-making.
Foster and support a variety of student perspectives and ideas while working within university policy.
Foster inclusive organizational growth and ensure all students have opportunities for membership and leadership.
Ensure effective and responsible execution of student organization events.
Encourage innovative and collaborative opportunities to support organizations in meeting their goals.
Coach students to discover their strengths and utilize them as leaders.
Ensure student leaders and members within assigned areas receive sufficient training to meet their obligations.
Inspire student leaders to find value in the leadership experience and demonstrate personal growth.
Utilize social change model of leadership to prepare students to be socially just leaders.
Apply assessment techniques to measure program effectiveness.
Manage risk to ensure student safety and avoid material consequences to the University.
Implement and troubleshoot on-site logistics.
Accomplish goals while staying within assigned budget parameters.
Provide direct operational support for departmental initiatives and events.
Communicate and collaborate with colleagues across the dean of the college division.
Recruit, select, train, and supervise student staff.
Complete regular reports as required by the director of CLSI.
Develop strong relationships with campus partners.
Serve on divisional and institutional committees as assigned.
Act as an advisor to Sorority and Fraternity organizations if needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrated expertise in student affairs and ability to influence students in making good decisions and working with groups and individuals. Demonstrated ability to develop and work within student leadership structure. Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing student leadership opportunities for student leaders. Skills to train both students and staff in effective practices.Technical Competencies NameEvent ManagementDescription
Demonstrated expertise in event planning and implementation sufficient to ensure events meet University goals, and are held in compliance with University policies and procedures. Expertise in risk management sufficient to avoid material consequences to the University.Technical Competencies NameProgram ManagementDescription
Demonstrated expertise in program delivery, consistent with broader organizational guidelines and within the context of a small, private, residential, rural liberal arts college. Implements and troubleshoot on-site logistics. Ability to apply techniques of assessment to measure programmatic effectiveness. Connects intended outcomes, priorities and goals to divisional and institutional outcomes, priorities and goals.Technical Competencies NameAdministrativeDescription
Demonstrated ability to effectively and consistently apply time management, problem solving, and planning skills in the implementation of processes or programs. Demonstrated ability to effectively use technical solutions to assist in the collection/maintenance of key data and records and within university, division and department guidelines. Demonstrated ability to consistently meet functional accountabilities while staying within assigned budget constraints.Behavioral Competencies NamePersonal Accountability for ResultsDescription
Takes responsibility for decisions, performance, and outcomes; behaves in a responsible manner with a positive attitude; shows self-awareness and openness to feedback.Behavioral Competencies NameEffective CommunicationDescription
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills; shares information and seeks input from others; adapts communication to diverse audiences; protects private and confidential information.Behavioral Competencies NameProblem Solving and Decision MakingDescription
Analyzes and prioritizes situations to identify and solve problems; generates solutions to improve efficiency and quality; involves others in solving problems and making decisions; factors organizational goals into decisions; makes clear, transparent, and timely decisions.Behavioral Competencies NameChange ManagementDescription
Responds positively to changing university initiatives and readily adapts behavior to maintain effective performance; understands the long-term direction of the university and can relate this to departmental area; adapts to new methodologies; identifies and acts on areas where change is appropriate.Behavioral Competencies NameLeadership and TeamworkDescription
Applies skills and knowledge to provide a climate to achieve departmental and organizational success; balances individual and department goals; helps others perform at their best; builds productive relationships to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness; treats others with respect; resolves conflicts among team members.Behavioral Competencies NameCreativity and InnovationDescription
Generates, explores, encourages, and implements innovative ways of creating strategic value for the university, division, department, and individual level; critically assesses the effectiveness of new initiatives.Behavioral Competencies NameDiversity and InclusionDescription
Demonstrates respect for people and their differences; understands the benefits of a diverse workforce; earns the trust and respect of others; includes and welcomes others; works to understand the perspective of others; promotes opportunities to experience diversity within our community.Behavioral Competencies NameSustainabilityDescription
Understands the impact of decision making and personal behavior in achieving the university’s commitment to a sustainable and carbon-neutral campus; supports and advances the university’s sustainability initiatives; influences others to use sustainable practices.Requirements Professional Experience/ Qualifications
Prior experience developing and running student-oriented events within the context of higher education such as orientation, concerts, dance festivals, and philanthropic activities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively engage students on issues of diversity with the ability to be a strong advocate for diversity in working with diverse populations and experience engaging various constituencies across differences of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, and spiritual backgrounds.
Knowledge and skill in understanding issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, and spiritual backgrounds and their intersectionality sufficient to assist students with making the connection between their identities within the context of a small, private, residential, rural liberal arts college.Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Campus Labs Engage platform preferred.Education
Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred and/or a combination of a Bachelors degree and professional experience will be accepted.CertificationsPhysical RequirementsOther Information
This position is hourly, works 12 months per year and will be required to work some evenings and weekends.Posting Detail Information Requisition Number2019S071PTemporaryNoWork Schedule
Weekdays , some evenings and weekends.Job Open Date05/09/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions SummaryEEO Statement
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