This position for Student Engagement will be the full-time advocate and strategist for on and off campus student involvement, including the oversight of all registered student organizations. Advises student leaders in planning and successfully executing innovative student programs, events, and activities that are both social and academic. Plans initiatives to connect students with involvement opportunities. The person holding this position leads the planning of Campus Involvement Fairs and Student Organization & Leadership Awards Gala. This position also supports the execution of annual university events such as President's Backyard BBQ and Student Appreciation Week. Oversees the Involvement Network (Engage Software), an online database for student organizations and events.
This position advises Campus Activities & Programming Board (CAP) and the Student Allocation Committee (SAC). This position supervises the Graduate Assistant for Student Involvement and provides functional supervision to office staff for tasks associated with student involvement. Assists in the management of the general operations for the Office of Student Involvement, including strategic planning, risk management, supervision of student employees, budget oversight, marketing, and assessment. The person holding this position will also represent the Division of Student Affairs and the office through committee work, departmental and divisional tasks, campus and community relations, and assigned projects. This position will require evening and weekend work as well as periodic travel. Flexibility and direct open communication with all stakeholders is essential.
Oversee 350+ student organizations and provide developmental opportunities. Manage the annual registration process, trainings, advisor resources, annual reporting, student organization office allocation. Develop and implement involvement-based programming and trainings through the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership. Oversee the Commuter Lounge and provide programming specific for Commuter Students.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university, major in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Business Administration, or a related field.
Experience advising or working with student organizations.
Must have a strong background in student involvement and/or event planning.
Experience initiating, planning, implementing, and evaluating events and ongoing programmatic efforts.
Broad knowledge of student development and leadership theories and ability to apply theories to professional practice and programming.
Must be committed to diversity and inclusion and have a proven ability to effectively work with diverse populations.
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