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Program Coordinator for Campus Life CLSI

Hamilton, New York - Posted on: Thursday 05/26/16


Job Category: Professional/Administrative

Division/Department: DC-Campus Life

Full time/Part Time: Full-Time

Working hours: M-F, days with regular evening, night and wknd hrs

Job Description:

The Program Director for Campus Life - CLSI position is primarily responsible for the oversight of a portfolio of student groups, events, and training on campus with a focus on late night programming and anti-hazing, social hosting and belonging-focused efforts, and the arts.

Areas of focus include responsibility for:
late night programming and other social programming, including fraternity and sorority support;
student arts-related programming;
execution of social hosting, anti-hazing programs, management of on-line training requirements;
management of broad street association programming and funding;
accountable for ensuring that all student leaders and members within assigned areas receive sufficient training to meet their obligations;
high quality development, implementation, and evaluation of assigned campus life programs;
ensuring that students have access to opportunities for student group membership and leadership and that they receive value as a result of their participation in the community;
encouraging students to achieve a sense of responsibility for their personal growth and academic success;
effective outreach to students and proactively ensuring students engage in campus life area through personal interactions, and various media;
applying knowledge of campus life areas to the development and execution of programs that align with and foster the development of students within program areas. Ensures effective and responsible execution of these programs;
developing and sharing knowledge about campus life areas and University policies and procedures;
effective management of logistics for events and programs, including accurate capture and maintenance of records and program data;
generating ideas for program execution;
assessing and making appropriate judgments in cases of emergencies;
managing assigned budgets; and
as required, effectively supervising students.

Essential Functions:

Individuals will be expected to master the following technical competencies:
Speaking/Team Advising: Demonstrated ability to apply theories, research skills, methods, and strategies underlying the various competition events, cases, speeches and presentations to provide feedback to improve student performance. In depth knowledge of rules, procedures, and judging standards for all speaking union events sufficient to provide a high quality experience for students.
Knowledge of requirements sufficient to assess students' speeches, cases and literary pieces and foster coherent and convincing messages. Skill in providing consistent discipline-specific training sufficient to allow for appropriate preparation and improvement. Knowledge of logistics sufficient to ensure all debate teams are provided with equal access to room space and technology. Demonstrated ability to travel with team.
Student Group Advising: Demonstrated expertise in student affairs and ability to influence students in making good decisions and working with groups and individuals. Demonstrated ability to develop and work within student leadership structure. Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing student leadership opportunities for student leaders. Skills to train both students and staff in effective practices.
Event Management: Demonstrated expertise in event planning and implementation sufficient to ensure events meet University goals, and are held in compliance with University policies and procedures. Expertise in risk management sufficient to avoid material consequences to the University.
Program Management: Demonstrated expertise in program delivery, consistent with broader organizational guidelines and within the context of a small, private, residential, rural liberal arts college. Implements and troubleshoot on-site logistics. Ability to apply techniques of assessment to measure programmatic effectiveness. Connects intended outcomes, priorities and goals to divisional and institutional outcomes, priorities and goals.
Administrative: Demonstrated ability to effectively and consistently apply time management, problem solving, and planning skills in the implementation of processes or programs. Demonstrated ability to effectively use technical solutions to assist in the collection/maintenance of key data and records and within university, division and department guidelines. Demonstrated ability to consistently meet functional accountabilities while staying within assigned budget constraints.


(Education and Experience): A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required. A minimum of one year experience advising student groups. Prior experience with budget and event planning. Knowledge or understanding of higher education institutions. Ability to to work well in a fast-paced environment supporting 40 diverse on-campus student groups.

Additional Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience developing and putting on key higher education student events such as orientation, senior brunch, dance festivals, and graduation.

Job Open Date: 05-22-2016

Application Types Accepted: Professional/Administrative

To Apply:

Special Instructions to Applicants: Colgate is committed to responding to the diverse educational needs of our students, and strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives, identities, ways of life, and philosophies. Colgate is an EEO/AA employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Strong internal candidates are encouraged to apply.

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