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The Ohio State University and the Office of Student Life create extraordinary student experiences. Student Activities strives to foster meaningful involvement, community engagement, and leadership development which enables all students to contribute to a global society. The Coordinator for Buck-I-SERV provides leadership in the development, coordination, and execution of Buck-I-SERV (alternative breaks) programming to the university community. The Coordinator is responsible for selecting, advising, and training the Buck-I-SERV Board, who coordinate a variety of trip and training logistics for the program, as well as the recruitment, placement, and training of trip leaders, participants, and advisors. This position serves as a resource for campus partners for planning group trips and related service programming. Other core responsibilities include coordination of administrative and fiscal processes, marketing and outreach efforts, evaluation and assessment, donor stewardship, and relationships with alumni in trip host-cities.
Student Activities is housed organizationally within the Office of Student Life and physically within the Ohio Union. The Student Activities team is led by the Director of Student Activities and Orientation, and includes functional areas of leadership programs, community engagement, student organizations, student governments, campus programming board, major campus programming, and discount ticket program. The Student Activities team consists of 20 full-time and graduate student staff members, as well as ~50 student employees. The staff culture is characterized by creativity, inclusiveness and mutual respect, high energy and expectations, evidence-based practice, and commitment to healthy work-life balance.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Specifically, throughout the first 12 months, the Coordinator will: 1.Assume responsibility for administrative operations of Buck-I-SERV programming. 2.Effectively implement selection, training, and placement for trip leaders, participants, and advisors for winter, spring, and summer trips. 3.Advise and train Buck-I-SERV Board cohort of student leaders in trip planning processes including the design and facilitation of educational content at regular meetings through a variety of delivery methods. 4.Develop purposeful relationships with a variety of constituencies including program participants, service sites, donors, and alumni. 5.Within 30 days, have established effective working relationships with Student Activities staff members, Buck-I-SERV Board, and supervisor. 6.Within 90 days, have built a foundation of knowledge around the Buck-I-SERV program and campus resources, demonstrated effective advising and training skills, demonstrated administrative and budgetary accountability, and be prepared to implement evaluation and assessment plans.
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Interested candidates may contact Jonathan Register (firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-688-2948) in Student Life Human Resources or Rebecca Delo (email@example.com or 614-688-1979) in Student Activities.
Bachelor's degree in social sciences or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; program planning and administrative experience; experience organizing volunteers and program materials; demonstrated skill working with diverse audiences and community partners.
Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge of student development theory; knowledge of service-learning theory and social justice issues; knowledge of and experience working with alternative break programming; experience working in a large collegiate setting.
Target Salary: $18.27 - $20.19 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.