Program Coordinator, Student Activities - Kennesaw Campus

Kennesaw State University  |  Kennesaw, GA

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Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Program Coordinator, Student Activities - Kennesaw Campus

Job Type: Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Kennesaw, GA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 35041
Application Deadline: 05/21/2021

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs

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

Position Description

Plans and implements program initiatives for the assigned college, department, and/or unit. Participates in thegeneration of program resources, communication, design and development of operating goals, objectives, andprotocols. Serves as primary point for program implementation and operational matters. Provides technical,professional and programmatic guidance, consultation, and support.

1. Develops, plans and coordinates the implementation and execution of programs, special projects, eventsand other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the assigned program(s)and/or area(s)

2. Oversees and administers all facets and activities related to day-to-day operations of the assigned program(s)

3. Serves as liaison with internal and external clients on all matters relating to program activities

4. Provides and/or coordinates the provision of technical guidance, consultation, related support to clientele within area of program focus

5. Assists with forecast projections and budget for each fiscal year and evaluates progress towards financial goals

6. Prepares and delivers program presentations and collateral for program and events

7. Coordinates the collection, compilation, and analysis of program activity data, prepares comprehensive program reports and evaluation summaries

8. Coordinates and monitors social media presence and program outreach

9. May supervise and/or lead staff and/or students assistants, as assigned

1. Responsible for the delivery and development of high-impact student programs and activities on theKennesaw campus that provide a welcoming campus environment and support a diverse student population.

2. Assist the Director of Student Activities on the Kennesaw Campus with the department’s strategic plan andthe development/implementation of programs, workshops, and activities that strengthen student development,leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills

3. Assist with student-led programming efforts, including program/activity development, planning, andimplementation, event management, and budget development and management

4. Serve on the planning committee for campus-wide programs and events, such as Week of Welcome andHomecoming

5. Coordinate use of the Owl Life student engagement software to create and publicize student programs andevents, track student participation, and ensure compliance with divisional and university guidelines

6. Provide support for other divisional priorities and initiatives beyond the scope of department, as requested

• Able to devise, develop, collect and analyze statistical information and reports
• Demonstrated professional knowledge and operational expertise within designated area of program focus
• Ability to make administrative and/or procedural decisions and judgments
• Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization,communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
• Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
• Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
• Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

• Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of student development and frameworks
• Ability to recognize and protect confidential information and exercise judgment, tact, and diplomacy inhandling sensitive information and situations
• Ability to work as a contributing member in a team-oriented environment, successfully interacting with internaland external colleagues and partners
• Available to work evenings and weekends for programming with students

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy ofKennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color,disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran.Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effectiveOctober 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Job Requirements


Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Minimum Experience Required:
One (1) year of work experience related to the position

Previous experience with program development and coordination
Previous experience in higher education

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration, Higher Education, or related field
Experience with student activities, event coordination/planning, and student advising
A demonstrated passion for and/or experience supporting student success in a diverse and complex environment

Other Information
This is a supervisory position
This position does not have any financial responsibilities
This position will be required to drive
This role is not considered a position of trust
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card)
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance

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