Assistant Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs

Texas A & M University-College Station  |  College Station, TX

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Job Overview

Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs

Job Type: First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs
Location: College Station, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 493
Application Deadline: 05/26/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$37,000 - $39,000
Additional Compensation:
Professional Development budget Comprehensive benefits package
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Benefits
Salary Range:
$37,000 - $39,000
Additional Compensation:
Professional Development budget Comprehensive benefits package
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

The Student Development Specialist II in New Student & Family Programs will be serve as the primary supervisor to the Orientation Leaders, which includes the selection, training, and supervision of these 40-60 student employees. They will supervise the non-teaching Graduate Assistant responsible for co-supervision of the Orientation Leaders. The SDS II will also assist with the development and implementation of New Student Conference programs, Howdy Week 
programming and other orientation, transition and retention initiatives.


Job Requirements

40% Supervision: Serve as the primary supervisor to the Orientation Leaders which includes the hiring, training, supervising, and evaluation of these student leaders. Maintains pertinent student records. Coordinates and implements the Orientation Leader training schedule, arranging for facilities
to accommodate OL training and programs, scheduling OL for New Student Conferences, planning the leadership retreat, and coordinating the day-to-day orientation leader grouping logistics. Conducts research on best practices associated with student leader training and development for orientation programs. Supervises the Non-Teaching Graduate Assistant responsible for co-supervision of the Orientation Leaders. Includes planning and implementation of new staff training for this individual, coaching, and performance evaluations.


 30% New Student Programming: Coordinates and implements aspects of the of the New Student Conference experience which includes coordinating the pre-conference evening program logistics and coordinating and implementing the Being an Aggie program. Assists with the development and implementation of office-wide programs including New Student Conferences, Family Weekend, Howdy Week, and other new orientation, transition, and retention initiatives. Explores and coordinates new initiatives for new student programming.


 25% Event Planning: Coordinates and implements specific programs within Howdy Week: Aggieland’s Week of Welcome including coordination of the general campus events and the Office of New Student & Family Programs signature event, Ice Cream Carnival. Establishes and maintains communication channels with on-campus general event coordinators, assists with the creation of the Howdy Week marketing and publicity campaign, plans the Ice Cream Carnival, recruits staff volunteers, and coordinates Howdy Tables. Conducts research on best practices associated with week of welcome programming. 
Coordinate the Aggie Orientation Leader Program Reunion events which includes arranging facilities to accommodate programs, assisting with the development and implementation of the reunion weekend, coordinating former and current student events, and assisting with the creation of the marketing and publicity campaign for the AOLP Reunion weekend. Prepares correspondence and reports.

5% Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
 

Application Information

Candidates are strongly encouraged to include a copy of their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position. Application deadline May 27, 2019.

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