Program Coordinator, Commuter Students Services and Off-Campus Living - 1904060
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). One (1) year of full-time experience in the planning and execution of student events and/or programs, including but not limited to: Commuter Student Programming, Student Activities, and/or Orientation Programming. One (1) year experience in student and/or student organization advising and administration. Previous experience and demonstrated competence in working with a diverse student body in a collegiate setting. Student experience will be considered.
Master's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel, Educational Leadership, Counseling, Social Welfare, or a related field (completed or in progress). One (1) year of experience working with off-campus housing related programming and outreach. Experience with student staff supervision. Experience with student leadership development and/or training. Prior experience with database management systems, reservation systems and/or assessment platforms. Marketing and communications including social media content management experience.
Brief Description of Duties:
Reporting to the Director of Student Community Development, the Program Coordinator plays an integral role within the Division of Student Affairs, addressing the diverse needs of the University's commuter student population of approximately 15k. The Program Coordinator helps to enhance the educational experience of Stony Brook students through facilitating student's development of, exposure to, and engagement with programs, events, organizations, and other opportunities. The Coordinator assists with all functions of the department including: Student leader training and development; program advisement; off campus living and safety advisement, major programming and event planning; cross campus partnerships, student staff supervision; and departmental marketing and assessment.
The successful incumbent will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. The selected candidates will be responsible for the following:
Programming and Outreach
Assist with campus-wide programming to connect students with peers, resources and departments/special guests (e.g. Commuter Connections, Drive-In Movie, Commuter Appreciation Week, Traffic Safety Week, and Off-Campus Fire Safety Week, etc.)
Assist with creating opportunities for students to work with members of the community on service projects.
Coordinate student recognition opportunities through awards, events, and marketing highlights.
Assist with print and digital marketing and communication efforts, targeted to prospective, new, current and former commuter students; assist with social media outreach and content management.
Advising and Leadership Development
Assist with program assessment efforts and learning outcome development; evaluate data, establish benchmarks and coordinate changes in accordance with findings.
Serve as Program Advisor to select student clubs; serve on Program Advisor Committee and Events Management Committee to discuss application of,and changes to, policies and procedures.
Assist with the production of mid-year/annual reports and strategic priorities for assigned area(s)
Provide one-on-one and group advisement to students, faculty and staff exploring off-campus housing options, in the absence of principal staff in off-campus living area.
Student Staff Supervision
Assist with recruitment, selection, hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of student staff; conduct regular supervision meetings. Supervise area student staff.
Student Organization Administration
Collaborate with University partners in the development and implementation of new initiatives, special programs and projects that create and sustain a sense of community for commuter students, including but not limited to Student Engagement and Activities, Community and Government Relations, Center for Civic Justice and the Office of the Dean of Students
Assist with efforts to build an advocate network by educating the campus community about the diverse commuter student experience; maintain involvement in University-wide outreach initiatives that offer greater departmental visibility to students including Orientation, Opening Weekend, and Admitted Students Day.
Assist the Director of Student Community Development with the budget including but not limited to monitoring expenditures, managing purchase requisitions, and tracking account balances
Ensure ongoing financial analysis and accountability; submit periodic reports to the Director.
Departmental and Divisional Service
Support and assist the Director of Student Community Development on department-wide initiatives focused on student community development needs of various special populations (e.g. commuters, non-traditional students/adult learners, graduate students, student parents, former foster-care students and international students, out-of Area students, international students, etc.)
Assist with the development of departmental-level and unit-level policies and procedures and recommend changes for continuous improvement
Support and assist Student Community Development Team on programs, initiatives, goal setting, and assessment to report meaningful metrics to measure outcomes and outputs; provide on-site leadership and support to related events; attend and participate in team meetings.
Serve on relevant departmental, divisional and University-wide committees including, but not limited to Opening of School, Transportation and Parking Committee, Academic Achievement Awards, and Diversity Plan Community Working Group.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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About Stony Brook:
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Student Community Development-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Nov 1, 2019
Posting End Date: Nov 16, 2019, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $45,500 to $47,000
Salary Grade: SL2
Appointment Type: Term
Internal Number: 1904060
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.