The Coordinator of Student Engagement assists the Office of Student Engagement in advising, guiding and engaging students in creating a vibrant, dynamic and educational out of class experience. The Coordinator will provide oversight and advising as necessary for over 90 student clubs and organizations and their generated activities/programs. The Coordinator will assist in the development and implementation of department sponsored programs, New Student Orientation, and leadership development programming. This is a 12 month, live-on position.
Activities Programming & Student Organizations
- Provide oversight of all undergraduate student clubs and organizations (C/O) including C/O registration process, C/O policy and procedure dissemination, C/O training, C/O policy and procedural review and recommendations, C/O program advisement and event review, and C/O contracts for talent and service.
- Provide regular advising to student organization councils in the development of their council, budget development and program planning.
- Manages the day to day operations and usage of the Get Involved Portal software system and the management of the UNE Tickets Ticketing system
- Serve as a co-advisor of the Activities Programming Board in organizational development, program planning, budgeting, event management and policy interpretation and implementation.
- Assist in the planning and implementation of key annual events.
- Select, supervise, and train the Student Organization Managers.
- Assist in the planning and provide primary coordination of weekend programming.
- Assist in major department and institutional programs including but not limited to Orientation, Homecoming Weekend, and Experience UNE Days.
- Oversee usage of club space and materials within the Campus Center for office space, practices and storage.
- Advise the Junior Class Council and oversee their programming budget.
New Student Orientation
- Assist in the coordination of all aspects of Summer, Fall, and Transfer Orientations, and plan and facilitate all Orientation experiential programming.
- Provides support for the development of the Trailblazer program to seamlessly connect with traditional Orientation programming.
- Assist in the training and supervision of Orientation student staff.
Administration, Supervision and Management
- Confer regularly with immediate supervisor, Student Affairs staff, and other University personnel to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs/activities/policies, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems, refer students, and so forth.
- Serve on various department and University committees.
- Participate in on-call duty rotation with the Student Engagement and Campus Center Facility and Recreation professional staff and respond per procedure.
- Provide student staff with direction and oversee the operation of the facility, especially when programs and activities are occurring.
- Respond to emergency situations per procedure and as necessary.
- Supervision of student employees.
- Direction is received from the Assistant Director of Student Engagement.
- Master’s Degree preferred in Higher Education, Student Development, Counseling or a related field, and one to three years of relevant professional or graduate internship experience in a college setting or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
- Previous professional experience with student involvement, student organizations, and/or student leadership development
- Proven administrative, supervisory, and advisement skills.
- Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with students as a mentor, supervisor, and advisor.
- Ability to effectively communicate and partner with other department and division staff, University staff, faculty, parents, and community members to better the college experience for students.
- Demonstrated knowledge of information technology related to student affairs, event promotion, social media as well as some proficiency with operating audio/visual equipment.
- Ability to provide positive, friendly and effective customer service.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends
- Must be able to participate in an on-call duty rotation, and work nights/weekends.
University Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At UNE, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our core values as an institution. Cultivating a community that respects each individual’s unique lived experience and perspective is crucial to fostering the “healthy people, healthy communities, and healthy planet” that are the focus of our University’s mission.
We recognize that we must go far beyond written words to advance our ideals. We commit to implementation of policies and the coordination of programs and initiatives that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will be relentless in our desire to foster conversations that enhance open dialogue and discussion.
Living these values requires a daily practice within the institution and among members of our community. As we engage in this ongoing work, we grow as individuals, we become a better University, and we become a better neighbor and global citizen.
Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors will not be permitted to have an adverse influence upon decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.