Program Coordinator, Student Leadership Development

Kennesaw State University  |  Marietta, GA

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Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Program Coordinator, Student Leadership Development

Job Type: Leadership Development/Programs
Location: Marietta, 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

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Develops, plans and coordinates the implementation and execution of programs, special projects, events and 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

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assists the Director of Leadership Development with strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs, workshops, and activities that strengthen student leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills with Marietta students

2. Manages the day-to-day operations of The Collaborative at Marietta, including student assistant supervision, and create marketing materials for events, workshops, and other initiatives

3. Fosters relationships with members of academic colleges, Student Affairs departments, and other Marietta campus partners to create comprehensive leadership development experiences for their students

4. Collaborates with Student Activities on the Marietta campus to provide comprehensive leadership development experiences for their registered student organizations

5. Provides individual and small-group leadership coaching, using identified leadership models and theories as guides

6. Coordinates use of the Owl Life student engagement software to create and publicize student programs and events, track student participation, and ensure compliance with divisional and university guidelines

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Abilities
•Able to devise, develop, collect and analyze statistical information and reports
•Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
•Ability to make administrative and/or procedural decisions and judgments

Knowledge
•Demonstrated professional knowledge and operational expertise within designated area of program focus

Skills
•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

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES*:
1. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of student leadership models and frameworks

2. Strong training and facilitation skills, including presentation skills and a thorough understanding of effective training methods

3. Able to recognize and protect confidential information and exercise judgment, tact, and diplomacy in handling sensitive information and situations

4. Able to work as a contributing member in a team-oriented environment, successfully interacting with internal and external colleagues and partners

5. 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 of Kennesaw 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) effective
October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415


Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience
One (1) years of related work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration, Higher Education, or related field
Experience with student leadership development, event coordination/planning, and student advising
Experience with curriculum design for both curricular and co-curricular programming
A demonstrated passion for and/or experience supporting student success in a diverse and complex environment

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

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