Student Development Coordinator, Intermediate

Job description

Job Title: Student Development Coordinator, Intermediate
Location: Student Affairs Mentoring
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 605305
Workplace Culture


NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.


Core Values One NAU side by side Student Centered | Integrity | Diversity | Service | Discovery | Excellence Northern Arizona University

Special Information


Only complete applications will be considered, and must include a resume, cover letter outlining interest in position and how past experience matches with job requirements, and three professional references.


This position includes commitments outside university business hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) including mornings, nights & weekends.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship


NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Job Description



Helps provide services and support to assist students in their development as a University student through the integration of academic learning and personal improvement/individual growth and to ensure meaningful and purposeful experiences and interactions that foster a successful path towards graduation.


  • Assists with the coordination of program activities and services of the Student Affairs Mentoring program to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
  • Serves as a liaison for students, and other departments within the University and within the larger Flagstaff community to help them succeed.
  • Assists with the design, implementation and evaluation of services that provide innovative, meaningful and supportive experiences to students that integrate academic learning and individual growth.Uses aptitude and achievement assessments to help students explore their interests, skills and abilities.Collaborates with various campus partners to identify strategies for student retention and success.Helps facilitate workshops/trainings provided to students to assist them in their development as a university student.Helps maintain department related data used to conduct research and evaluate program effectiveness. Works with a diverse student and employee population using awareness of multicultural issues to support an effective work and service-oriented environment.Recruits, hire, supervise and evaluate peer mentors
  • Coordinates with peer mentors the creation/maintenance of a semester event calendar for program, NAU and community events, through social media platforms, online calendars, and website.
  • Responsible for logistics and production of informational materials related to programs and services originating from the Student Affairs Mentoring program.
  • Participates in Orientations, Discover NAU Days and other campus events to promote department services.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Undergraduate bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of relevant experience or
  • A combination of related education, experience, and training.

Preferred Qualifications



  • Master's Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, Educational Administration, Counseling, or related field
  • Leadership curriculum development
  • Peer mentoring best practices
  • Supervision of student employees
  • Background in training development & facilitation
  • Intermediate user of PeopleSoft & Salesforce

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities



  • Knowledge of student development theory.
  • Knowledge of current physical health, mental health, alcohol & drug use, & social issues on university campuses.
  • Knowledge of primary factors that impact student retention & common strategies used to increase student success.
  • Knowledge of higher education law, including FERPA, Title IX, HIPAA, etc.
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills.Supervisory, Interviewing, organizational, and training skills.Active listening skills.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external diverse populations.
  • Problem solving, data-entry, organizational, and analytical capabilities.
  • Ability to facilitate effective presentations in a variety of modalities, including digital spaces
  • Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment including ability to be impartial and utilize judgment, diplomacy, and equity.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, program, or present at campus-based programming and workshops.

Background Information



Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.


Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus and NAU-Fort Defiance as these campuses have on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities.

If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.



The budgeted salary amount is $41,500.


**The starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

FLSA Status


This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.




This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU.


NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date.

Learning and Development


Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.

Application Deadline



April 12, 2021 at 11:59 pm

How to Apply



To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity



Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.





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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time