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Coordinator for Pre-College Visit Programs
|Job Type:||Enrollment Management/Admissions First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 20,000 Students|
It is the mission of Student Orientation Programs to introduce new and prospective students and their families to the university's intellectual climate. In addition, we seek to improve the quality of the new student experience by providing assistance with academic, personal, and social adjustment to the university, demonstrating the University of Oregon's commitment to teaching, learning, and scholarship.
Through recruitment programs such as the Ambassador Program, Duck Preview, Duck Days and orientation events such as IntroDUCKtion and Week of Welcome, Student Orientation Programs serve approximately 90,000 visitors, prospective students, new students, and families.
The Coordinator for Pre-College Visit Programs serves as a member of the Student Orientation Programs team and is essential to the recruitment and yield of new undergraduate students to the University of Oregon. Additionally, the coordinator is essential to the ongoing successful recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of the Ambassador-Multicultural Recruiters (MCRs). Like all full-time staff on the campus visits team, the Coordinator independently develops and implements programs, events, and training initiatives to meet the University's recruitment goals.
This position has significant impact on the achievement of the university's recruitment goals because of its ongoing focus on student staff selection, training, and evaluation. The campus visit has a significant impact on prospective students' college choice; increased focus and attention to the quality of visit programs is an essential component to recruitment. The Coordinator collaborates with campus partners and community stakeholders to ensure the messages, facts, and information about university programs and services is accurate and that the university's stories are shared in an effective way during the campus visit.
The position requires a significant level of independent judgment and autonomy in regards to work planning; presenting the university to tens of thousands of prospective student and community visitors, families and campus organizations; and application of university student employment policies. The Coordinator will directly supervise 30+ MCRs as well as the daily operation of visits for all 80+ student Ambassadors. Secondary responsibilities include traveling on behalf of the university, and other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree.
• Two years' work experience in higher education administration, enrollment management, student affairs, or a related field. Graduate-level work applies.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
• Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
• Experience working in diverse environment and/or with diverse clientele.
• Experience hiring, training, and supervising student employees.
• Educational background and work experience in Higher Ed. Administration, Enrollment Management, student development, or related field.
• Excellent organization, planning, public relations, and presentation skills.
• Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Second language skills desired. Candidates who are fluent in Spanish will be given preference.
• Master's degree in higher education administration, student affairs, or a related field.
• Experience planning and implementing large-scale programs.
• One experience hiring, training, and supervising student employees.
FLSA Exempt: Yes
Application review begins immediately. To ensure consideration, apply by August 6, 2019; position open until filled. Complete online applications must include: • Cover letter summarizing how you meet the position's qualifications as well as your interest in the position/department; • Current resume which includes dates of employment and three professional references, one of which must be a direct supervisor; and • Responses to the following supplemental questions: 1) What is your guiding philosophy for student supervision and how do you enact that philosophy when working with students directly? 2) What experience have you had with recruitment programs and events focused on underrepresented student populations? Please provide specific examples where you were in a leadership position in these endeavors. 3) Give an example of a situation where you used professional judgment in making a difficult decision; what was your process and what was the outcome of your decision?
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