Coordinator of Student Involvement

Job ID

673

Posting period

05/23/2014

Job Type

Full-time

Campus

Biddeford

Description

The Coordinator assists the Department of the Campus Center & Student Involvement in advising, guiding and engaging students in creating a vibrant, dynamic and educational co-curricular experience. The Coordinator will be an active participant and mentor to students to help create an environment that enhances the academic and personal growth of students. The Coordinator will advise a portion of the over 75 student club/organizations and their generated activities/programs. A specific focus of the Coordinator will be on media related organizations. Other advising duties may include: Department and Student Affairs sponsored events, Arts@UNE, Campus Center Box Office and assisting with Clubs and Organizations (C/O) events.

Responsibilities

  • Advise media and publication related clubs and organizations, including but not limited to the Nor’easter Newspaper, Yearbook, and student radio station.
  • Assist in advising a portion of over 70 clubs and organizations recognized by the Undergraduate Student Government, including C/O registration, C/O policy and procedure dissemination, C/O training, C/O policy and procedural review and recommendations, C/O program advisement and event review, C/O contracts for talent and service.
  • Provide on-site supervision of student activities and events, including but not limited to, weekend and evening events.
  • Assist in the supervision of 3 Student Involvement Interns who program, advise, train, and support C/O.
  • Promote an environment that encourages students to become connected on campus through participation in co-curricular activities.
  • Participate in the on-call duty rotation with the Campus Center and Student Involvement professional staff and respond to crisis and emergency situations.
  • Assist in the oversight of Campus Center and Alfond Forum facilities’ operations, specifically front desk and Box Office student staff.
  • Confer regularly with immediate supervisor, Student Affairs staff, and other University personnel to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs/activities/policies, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems, and refer students to appropriate University resources as needed.
  • Serve on various department and University committees as directed.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of New Student Orientation programs, specifically the Trailblazer in the Community program.
  • Select, schedule train and provide direction for approximately 35 student staff members for Graphic Design and Photography, Campus Center Box Office, and facility front desks.
  • Manage the Campus Center Box Office including purchasing of tickets and oversight of the University Tickets sales platform.
  • Assist in the coordination of other major campus programming including, but not limited to, Variety Show and Arts@UNE.
  • Provide support in major department, division and institutional programs and initiatives including but not limited to Orientation, Family and Friends Weekend, Experience UNE Days, Open House and ULead programs.
  • This is a live on position.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

General

  • This position requires non-traditional hours in addition to on-call responsibilities.
  • Understands and complies with OSHA’s blood borne pathogen standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) and chapter 8 of the University of New England safety manual.
  • Completes University new employee orientation and sexual harassment training within 30 days of the date of hire.
  • Understands and complies with the University of New England Safety Manual.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

Provided by the Associate Director for Student Involvement and New Student Programs

 

Qualifications

Bachelors degree (Masters preferred) in a related field,  1 to 3 years of relevant professional or graduate internship experience in a college setting or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Previous experience working with print media (newspaper and yearbook).
  • Experience at a private institution preferred.
  • Previous professional experience with college student organizations, student activities, student involvement and leadership development
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, since the day-to-day responsibilities of the position require managing a wide range of activities on a changing schedule
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings
  • Crisis management skills
  • Information technology related to student affairs, publication design, advertising/promotion and social media
  • Desirable - Masters degree in Higher Education, Student Development or Counseling

 

* Background check may be required.

Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Contact

Additional Information

This is a full time 11 month position that will require non-traditional working hours, including evening and weekend commitments. An apartment with a furnished bedroom, full kitchen, living room, and free cable and internet access through the campus network will be provided as part of the compensation package.

The University of New England is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and welcomes female and minority candidates.