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Senior Program Coordinator for Leadership Development
|Onsite Event Position ID:||2230|
|Job Type:||Leadership Development/Programs Service Learning/Volunteerism|
|Location:||Fort Collins, CO|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students|
The Office of Student Leadership, Involvement & Community Engagement (SLiCE) strives to transform students to transform the world. The office mission is to maximize student potential through high quality, innovative programs and services. The SLiCE office offers a broad range of programs and services for Colorado State University students, faculty, staff and the community in the areas of leadership development, student involvement, and service and volunteer programs. Through the programs at SLiCE, students find both support and resources to graduate as engaged, active participants and leaders in their local, national and global communities.
The Senior Program Coordinator for Leadership Development will work primarily with the President’s Leadership Program (PLP). The mission of PLP is to develop active, informed civic leaders who practice ethical, inclusive leadership and embody positive humanitarian characteristics, such as optimism, service to others, passion, mindfulness, and fairness. PLP is a 14-credit academic leadership development experience for a select group of 100-125 students. Studying leadership from an interdisciplinary perspective, students apply their learning through participation in service-learning, internship, and artistry projects. The Senior Program Coordinator also serves as an academic advisor with the Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies Minor which builds off of the foundational year-long independent academic courses offered through PLP. The minor refines and expands the existing set of credit-bearing leadership courses in PLP, one capstone experience in the student’s major and an independent study/research based practicum.
This position is responsible for implementing the recruitment and selection of incoming students into PLP, providing oversight and guidance as the lead coordinator for the first year of PLP (3-4 sections/semester), creating and facilitating instructor training, organizing and providing feedback to instructors on teaching and classroom management, planning and assisting in the implementation of a service weekend for each section of PLP. Serving as one of the academic advisors for the Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies Minor, this position will develop and maintain academic records related to student progress, submit appropriate student progress reports, assess core learning outcomes, manage course registrations, registrar forms, and other necessary administrative tasks as needed by the program or University departments.
The Senior Program Coordinator will also work with the SLiCE Leadership Development team engaging in research and development for leadership education, ensuring that curriculum and facilitation for all of SLiCE’s leadership programs are current and relevant to today’s leadership expectations and needs. The position reports to the SLiCE Assistant Director for Curricular Leadership.
Serving as a role model of professionalism by being organized and able to work well under pressure with multiple and consistently changing deadlines, as well as have excellent communication and administrative skills as the Senior Program Coordinator will work continuously with University leaders in a variety of campus offices including Office of the President, Provost, Vice President for Student Affairs, Events and Constituent Engagement, etc.
The Senior Program Coordinator will have an abiding concern for, and commitment to, serving the diverse needs of the university community, active promotion of an inclusive environment, and supporting the Lory Student Center as the focal point of campus life.
Significant contributions include program and service execution, personnel management, event planning, aligning program/service delivery with intended learning outcomes, facilitation and instruction, and the development of sustainable partnerships internal and external to Colorado State University.
Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field by start date.
Two years full-time, professional experience working directly with undergraduate students in a Student Affairs or Instructor/Faculty-related position.
Demonstrated experience teaching or facilitating leadership classes, workshops, or trainings to undergraduate students in a higher education setting.
Demonstrated experience with curriculum development, specifically in the areas of leadership, communication, civic engagement, power and social justice, and or/related areas.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice.
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the value of leadership education as holistic student development and the ability to articulate such to a varied public.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships.
Comprehensive knowledge of student development, leadership theory, and service learning.
A full position description, including responsibilities, can be found online via the application link below.
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