Coordinator of Student Engagement

Other Institution  |  St Mary's City, MD

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator of Student Engagement

Job Type: First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs Leadership Development/Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: St Mary's City, MD
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Other,
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 30655

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

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

Position Description

The Coordinator of Student Engagement is a 12-month, full-time, live-on professional staff member in the Office of Student Activities.  This positions reports directly to the Assistant Director of Student Activities and is responsible for providing leadership to campus programming coordinated by the Office of Student Activities and the Student Government Association.  The Coordinator will assist the department’s role in new student orientation, as to be determined by the administration.  This position will manage the Student Governments Programs Board and put on large scale, well developed events for the campus community. May assist in supervising para-professional and student staff.  This position must be able to work independently and handle confidential and sensitive issues with diplomacy.

  • Responsible for following the policies and procedures as defined in the employee handbook.
  • Responsible for following the Statement of Ethical Principles and Standards of ACPA - College Student Educators International and the laws of the State of Maryland.
  • Advises the Student Government Association (SGA) Programs Board and their World Carnival Committee, and provides leadership development training to all members.
  • Recruits, selects, trains, and supervise Orientation Leaders and assists in the execution of New Student Programming.
  • Assist with implementation of leadership trainings and programming.
  • Supports oversight of a selection of the Student Government Association (SGA) clubs and organizations.
  • Supervises para-professional and student staff, including yearlong orientation staff.
  • Has “on-call” responsibilities and serves as a member of the Crisis Intervention team.
  • Assists with major college events sponsored including Seahawk Orientation, Advising, and Registration days, Orientation, and Senior Week.
  • Participates as an active member of the Student Affairs staff by supporting division-wide efforts as needed.

Job Requirements

Master’s Degree in higher education/student affairs, counseling, or a related field preferred. At least one to three years of experience developing campus programs and resources for students, facilitating leadership development activities and/or training programs, and advising student leaders and organizations.  Demonstrated experience advocating for and providing resources for racial/ethnic, religious, and LGBTQ minorities on a college campus.  Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Application Information

Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/60375. Questions may be directed to Elizabeth DeGrandpre at eedegrandpre@smcm.edu.

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