The CLSI Program Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of a diverse portfolio advising student organizations including interest groups, fraternities and sororities, multicultural organizations, and student government. Such oversight includes leadership development, co-curricular program design, and budget management. The Program Coordinator must be comfortable working closely with a variety of campus partners in a fast-paced environment to support a safe, fun, and inclusive campus community.
Accountabilities Areas of responsibility include: Student Group Advising
Guide student groups in sound decision-making.
Foster and support a variety of student perspectives and ideas while working within university policy.
Foster inclusive organizational growth and ensure all students have opportunities for membership and leadership.
Ensure effective and responsible execution of student organization events.
Encourage innovative and collaborative opportunities to support organizations in meeting their goals.
Coach students to discover their strengths and utilize them as leaders.
Ensure student leaders and members within assigned areas receive sufficient training to meet their obligations.
Inspire student leaders to find value in the leadership experience and demonstrate personal growth.
Utilize social change model of leadership to prepare students to be socially just leaders.
Apply assessment techniques to measure program effectiveness.
Manage risk to ensure student safety and avoid material consequences to the University.
Implement and troubleshoot on-site logistics.
Accomplish goals while staying within assigned budget parameters.
Provide direct operational support for departmental initiatives and events.
Communicate and collaborate with colleagues across the dean of the college division.
Recruit, select, train, and supervise student staff.
Complete regular reports as required by the director of CLSI.
Develop strong relationships with campus partners.
Serve on divisional and institutional committees as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
Prior experience developing and running student-oriented events within the context of higher education such as orientation, concerts, dance festivals, and philanthropic activities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work collegially with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff on a daily basis.
Experience with Campus Labs Engage platform preferred.
Fraternity and Sorority advising experience preferred.
Master's degree preferred.
A bachelor’s degree is required.
This position is hourly, works 12 months per year and will be required to work some evenings and weekends.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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