Summer Programs Coordinator (Non-Student Hourly)

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Summer Programs Coordinator (Non-Student Hourly)


UNT-Student Success-Gen-111050

Full Time/Part Time:


Pay Rate:


Salary Information:

Salary commensurate with experience

Department Summary:

The office for Strategic Retention Initiatives (SRI) is housed under the Vice Provost for Student Success and promotes academic excellence and campus engagement among students at the University of North Texas.

Through intensive, targeted programming this office encourages students to participate in curricular and co-curricular activities designed to help them graduate and prepare for successful lives after UNT.

Position Summary:

The Summer Programs Coordinator will work alongside full-time staff to execute summer bridge programs. Responsibilities include managing the recruitment and onboarding process for summer bridge participants; developing and implementing program activities and workshops; presenting on relevant topics to program participants; providing mentoring and coaching to individual program participants as needed; and producing a variety of written communication to include formal program reports. This position will also assist with managing the recruitment, onboarding, and training for the student peer mentor staff. They will be expected to convene meetings of student staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Generally, a successful coordinator will be highly motivated, reliable, and able to work with a diverse group of team members and student participants. In the virtual environment especially, the ability to work autonomously and to be productive with limited direct supervision is essential.

Other minimum qualifications include:

*Bachelor’s Degree
*Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
*Excellent communication skills including good writing and classroom presentation ability
*Ability to keep records and to assemble and organize data
*Able to be physically present on campus for residential summer programs.
*Willing to work a varied schedule that will include some nights and weekends
*Ability to confidently use virtual meeting applications such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams

*This is a TEMPORARY part-time position that is grant funded through December 15, 2021.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have experience coordinating student programs/activities at UNT; significant knowledge of UNT campus resources; experience or knowledge of students on academic probation and/or other at-risk populations (e.g., low-income, first-generation); some knowledge of assessment and ability to use tools such as surveys, focus groups, and interviews; some knowledge of programs/platforms such as Canvas, EIS, and Handshake.

*Working knowledge of Strategic Retention Initiatives and the Early Start summer program is highly desirable as the new summer initiatives will incorporate a similar structure.

Work Schedule:

Varies – some nights and weekend required to facilitate student programming.

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

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Position End Date (if temporary):


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a brief cover letter that describes your interest in this TEMPORARY position.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time