Coordinator for Dance Marathon

University of Iowa  |  Iowa City, IA

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Job Overview

Posted about 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator for Dance Marathon

Job Type: Administrative Leadership Development/Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Iowa City, IA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 28694

Benefits

Salary Range:
$42,000 - $44,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$42,000 - $44,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

Description:

Classification Title: Student Life Program Coordinator

Pay Grade: 3A

Percent of Time: 100%

Department: Center for Student Involvement & Leadership (CSIL)

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position:  Regular

Salary:  $42,000 - $44,000

 

Position Summary:

The Coordinator for Dance Marathon will co-advise the University of Iowa Dance Marathon (UIDM) student organization by promoting, coordinating, and evaluating Dance Marathon events, fundraisers, and other initiatives with a primary focus given to campus events, including planning of the annual BIG Event.  This position will oversee the recruitment of 2,000+ participants and all leadership training for 300+ Dance Marathon student leaders.  In addition, this position will oversee Dance Marathon Family interaction, including event planning, database management, and providing general feedback.  This position will also support efforts of diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of the UIDM organization.

 

About the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership: 

As part of the Division of Student Life, the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership (CSIL) at helps students get involved at the University of Iowa.  CSIL fosters growth and leadership in students and organizations by facilitating meaningful and empowering opportunities to engage and contribute within and beyond their communities. CSIL values learning and development, inclusion, leadership development, civic engagement, and relationships.  CSIL aims for all University of Iowa students to have opportunities that educate, entertain, and engage them to become socially responsible, global citizens.

 

About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 14 departments that span from Recreation Services to Student Involvement and Leadership and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom.  One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.

 

Application Details: 

Please attach a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.  Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.  For questions or additional information, please contact melanie-bell@uiowa.edu.

 

Successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal background check.


Job Requirements

Qualifications:

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Experience Required:

  • Professional work experience (typically 1-3 years) in higher education & student affairs, or working with students in event planning, program management, philanthropy, marketing and/or fundraising.
  • Demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and experience working with people of color and other historically underrepresented groups.
  • Extensive understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques, with the ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals.
  • Working experience with standard office computer applications.
  • Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Development, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Working experience in higher education in advising, developing, coordinating, and evaluating student life and campus activities programming.
  • Extensive experience in event management processes and activities, with the ability to plan, organize, and execute large student life or other medium to large-scale events and to coordinate resources before, during, and after an event.
  • Working knowledge of organizational practices or strategies for communicating or marketing to establish favorable public relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and build healthy working relationships and partnerships with community partners, preferably within the greater Iowa City community.
  • Working knowledge of processes, methods, and tools for creating and maintaining accurate and thorough financial reports.
  • Extensive leadership experience with a student organization; preferably Dance Marathon.

Application Information

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE VIA THE JOBS.UIOWA WEBSITE IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

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