Coordinator of Student Activities

Sewanee-The University of the South  |  Sewanee, TN

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Job Overview

Posted 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator of Student Activities

Job Type: Leadership Development/Programs Sales/Marketing Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Sewanee, TN
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 31056
Application Deadline: 07/26/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$32,000 - $44,000
Additional Compensation:
Financial compensation dependent upon education and years of relevant experience. Health, Vision, Dental plan available. Retirement plan available. Generous vacation/sick leave. Free parking and campus gym membership.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$32,000 - $44,000
Additional Compensation:
Financial compensation dependent upon education and years of relevant experience. Health, Vision, Dental plan available. Retirement plan available. Generous vacation/sick leave. Free parking and campus gym membership.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

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

Position Description

The Coordinator of Student Activities at the University of the South reports to the Assistant Dean of Campus Activities and serves as a member of the Student Life Staff. This position will assume oversight, planning, and support for student activities and events that are part of Student Life programs. The Coordinator will serve as a resource to student organizations with their event planning, budgeting, and leadership development. The Student Activities Coordinator also serves at the manager of the campus movie theater and as the primary advisor to the student-led campus programming board. As the Student Life division increases its program scope to include innovations such as wellness promotion, this role will assist with these programs.

Founded in 1857, Sewanee is comprised of a College of Arts and Sciences, with 1,700 undergraduate men and women, and a School of Theology, with 110 seminarians pursuing masters and doctoral degrees. The 13,000 acre campus is located on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau between Chattanooga and Nashville. Sewanee is consistently ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges and is affiliated with 28 Southern dioceses of the Episcopal Church.


Job Requirements

- Plan events, book artists/vendors, manage contracts and payments, and staff student life planned events, with a focus on creating a comprehensive calendar of activities on nights and weekends throughout the academic year; design and organize publicity for these functions.
- Serve as the primary advisor to the student-led activities planning group, “The Board” (Student Activities Board), including recruitment, selection, and performance evaluations. Meet weekly with student Chair/Co-Chairs of The Board to provide mentorship and develop plans for upcoming events; attend weekly Board meetings in an advisory capacity. Help to plan and manage the budget allocated to this group; develop and facilitate bi-annual retreats. 
- Assist student organization leaders with event planning and management, leadership support, and financial allocations; serve as main point of contact for organization expenditures and approvals, including reimbursements; coach students on utilizing the Student Organizations Handbook, Social Host Guidelines, and other University policies. 
- Manage the Sewanee Union Theatre, including coordinating film screening schedule and ordering films, collaborating with campus and community partners to host special screenings, and maintaining inventory and purchasing of all concessions. Oversee and manage theatre budget, supervise the student employees and their time sheets/salaries, and work to ensure positive customer experiences. 
- Manage databases, reports, social media, and web site planning and updates. Support the division in developing greater visibility for student activities and organizations.
Serve as the primary administrator and promoter for Engage, Sewanee’s online organization management tool for student activities and organizations. Communicate with student organizations through email, phone calls, one-on-one meetings, and Engage.
- Assist the Assistant Dean with other duties as needed, particularly at peak activity times.

Application Information

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through the Sewanee jobs website, https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings.

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