Involvement Coordinator - Sociocultural Programming

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  |  Milwaukee, WI

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Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Involvement Coordinator - Sociocultural Programming

Job Type: Leadership Development/Programs Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 20334
Application Deadline: 02/10/2018

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$36,790 - $45,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$36,790 - $45,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

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

Position Description

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

Student Union/Student Involvement 

Student Services Coordinator, Associate/No Prefix (Position 02021597.6692) 

(Involvement Coordinator) 

 

The UWM Student Union is seeking applications from persons interested in an academic staff position as a Student Services Coordinator for Sociocultural Programming. This position serves as a member of the Student Involvement team, an energetic group of individuals that strive to connect students to experiences on campus that enhance their opportunities to explore, lead, learn, create, celebrate, and connect. We encourage students to create unique experiences that help build a sense of community; explore different organizations, events, and activities; and learn and grow beyond the classroom. The Student Involvement Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to develop, plan, and implement events, programs, and leadership development activities focused on diverse identities, social justice, and urban issues. This position works closely with student staff, campus partners, and student organizations to develop and implement involvement opportunities. The involvement coordinator also provides student organizations guidance and support, administers campus policies and procedures, supervises university segregated fee expenditures, advises students on event planning and risk-management, and works closely with students seeking co-curricular involvement opportunities across campus. To learn more about Student Involvement, visit our website at http://uwm.edu/studentinvolvement/. 

General Information: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a doctoral research-extensive university and part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. The 92-acre main campus is located in a residential neighborhood near the shores of Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown Milwaukee. To learn more about the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, visit our campus website at www.uwm.edu. 

Responsibilities: The Student Involvement Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to develop, plan, and implement events, programs, and leadership development activities focused on diverse identities, social justice, and urban issues. The involvement coordinator is specifically responsible for development and implementation of UWM's student-centered social justice education program, Lead the Change. This position works closely with student staff, campus partners, and student organizations to develop and implement involvement opportunities from major public events to small workshops. The involvement coordinator supervises two graduate and one undergraduate student staff, provides student organizations guidance and support, administers campus policies and procedures, supervises university segregated fee expenditures, advises students on event planning and risk-management, and works closely with students seeking co-curricular involvement opportunities across campus. This position has a flexible work schedule that requires working nights and weekends.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree or higher required in one of the following areas: urban studies, education, student affairs, counseling, communication, sociology, or a related field. Experience in large-scale event planning and promotion. Master’s degree must be obtained by September 1, 2018. 

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge and application of best practices in the areas of social justice, diversity, inclusion, and the ability to work with diverse student populations. Demonstrated experience planning and implementing events and activities, including, but not limited to, committee leadership, communication, contract negotiation, budget management, and marketing. Demonstrated skills and experience in training, advising, mentoring, and staff supervision. Ability to operate in a student-centered manner while exhibiting understanding of student learning and development. Demonstrated experience building and maintain relationships with community and/or campus partners. Ability to manage multiple projects, work in an environment with regular interruptions, and focus on details.

Application Information

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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