Outreach Specialist

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Job Title: Outreach Specialist
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37041
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Job Description

This position will assist in bolstering departmental outreach efforts in three key areas: student staff development, events & reservations, and marketing & communication. in the supervision and management of the student staff employment. The Outreach Specialist will do this working directly with the Student Experience Coordinator, the Events & Reservations Coordinator, and the Student Affairs Marketing and Communication team. Some of the primary duties are listed below within Essential Functions.

Essential Functions:

    Assist in coordinating and executing student staff onboarding and development. Facilitate department orientation for new student staff.
    Work with department managers to coordinate professional development opportunities for student staff. This effort includes serving as advisor of Student Staff Advisory Committee
  • Work with Events & Reservations Coordinator to enhance onsite customer service at pertinent functions
  • Coordinate student staff recognition programs
  • Maintain database of student staff alumni
  • Serve as a liaison to assist Marketing & Communications in maintaining awareness of high profile MizzouRec programs and/or announcements
  • Involvement with duties and responsibilities of divisional and university special projects and events, programming, and work groups pertaining to the overall student experience.

Salary Range: $13.27 - $15.39 an hour

Grade: GGS 006

University Title: Student Support Specialist I

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Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Some evening and weekend events may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in business, recreation, or related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.

One to two years in leadership or managerial experience with preference of working with college students, event management, and/or organizational communication. Education in a related field maybe substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Application Materials

Completed online applications and resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time