Program Coordinator, Student Activities and Involvement

University of Florida  |  Gainesville, FL

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Program Coordinator, Student Activities and Involvement

Job Type: Administrative Leadership Development/Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities Student Affairs Administration
Location: Gainesville, FL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 31724
Application Deadline: 12/17/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$45,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$45,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

Program Coordinator- Student Orgs, Student Activities and Involvement

Division of Student Affairs, University of Florida

Summary of Position:

The Program Coordinator will be a member of a professional team for within the Department of Student Activities and Involvement, Division of Student Affairs at the University of Florida. The mission of the Department of Student Activities and Involvement is to provide the foundation for student organizations and their initiatives, facilitate activities and engagement opportunities, and advise, mentor, and educate students to maximize their UF experience.  The Program Coordinator for Student Organizations described is primarily responsible for advising, guiding, and providing support services for registered student organizations within the university community.  As an integral member within the Student Activities and Involvement team, this role serves areas that enhance the student experience and provide a foundation of opportunities that enhance campus life for students, faculty, staff, and community members alike.  Student Activities and Involvement impacts the student experience through supporting a multitude of student organizations and their initiatives, educating students about co-curricular involvement and its benefits, and provides engagement opportunities that augmenting the campus life experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as a resource and provide general assistance to student leaders and organization advisors on various issues affecting student organizations at the University of Florida
    • Advise student leaders on issues and policies affecting student organizations such as organization registration, developing and interpreting the organization’s constitution, advising, use of UF facilities and other resources, and student leader eligibility requirements;
    • Advise and assist student leaders in various aspects of organization operations such as organization wellness, planning, budgeting and fiscal management, contracts, officer transitions, safety, liability and risk management, event planning and management, and resolving conflict;
    • Advise and assist with the student organization event permitting process, risk management, and on-site event management for various student organizations and campus events;
    • Provide onsite event management and risk management oversight for student organization and campus events including but not limited to, Heritage and cultural months, Homecoming events, Reitz Programming Board events and GatorNights;
    • Advise student organization advisors on various student organization operations such as use of UF facilities and resources, organization wellness, student officer eligibility and transitions, safety, liability and risk management, event planning, and policies and procedures that may impact student organizations.
  • Provide comprehensive support services for registered student organizations and student organization advisors.
    • Manage the coordination and implementation of the student organization registration process;
    • Manage the coordination of a comprehensive training program (including workshops, individual consultations, and peer education) for registered student organization officers on topics such as leadership skills, budgeting and financial management, event planning and management, setting goals, liability and risk management, and program evaluation;
    • Assist with the implementation of student organization and student organization advisor recognition programs;
    • Assist in the management of the student organization database (Gator Connect) and work with software provider to make continued improvements to the database;
    • Assist in the management of the performer contracting process for all student organization and department programs and events.
  • Serve as point of contact and provide oversight for specific student organizations (as assigned)
    • Serve as primary Student Activities and Involvement point of contact for a designated group of student organizations, providing support related to registration, programming, event management, and operations;
    • Assist in providing oversight and advisement for major campus-wide events as assigned

Application Instructions:

To apply please visit our employment website: https://jobs.ufl.edu/ ; Job number: 512280

For more information about University of Florida Student Activities and Involvement, please visit www.studentinvolvement.ufl.edu.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of student development theory, developing learning outcomes, and the experiential learning process
  • Demonstrated ability to advise students and work with student organizations at the college or university level
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage events
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers, basic software applications, and website content management systems
  • Demonstrated communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills

Application Information

Application Instructions: - To apply please visit our employment website: https://jobs.ufl.edu/ ; Job number: 512280 - Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date. - For more information about University of Florida Student Activities and Involvement, please visit www.studentinvolvement.ufl.edu.

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