GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: With the Director of Campus Life, manage, assist, and advise all student organizations in leadership and membership development, program planning, policies and procedures, event promotion, conflict management, travel, budgeting, conference attendance, etc. Design and implement student organization events (ex: orientations, leadership recognitions, workshops, institutes, etc.) and manage and maintain student organization database; participate in staff trainings and meetings; and participating on committees and other programs promoting student activities on campus. Enhance the incoming first-year and transfer Day Program student experience outside of the classroom through quality transitional programs as well as through leadership education.
Assist with the development and implementation of social, educational, cultural, and developmental programs and activities for students.
Assess the interests and needs of the student body to create and implement comprehensive and developmental student programming that encourages involvement and participation.
Assist the Director of Campus Life with the implementation of day new student orientation programs, including SOAR, Auggie Days, Spring SOAR, and Transfer SOAR, and others as developed.
Advise the Augsburg Student Activities Council and Augsburg Day Student Government.
Assist in working with student organizations to:
Ensure that student leaders and advisors understand institutional policies and procedures and how these relate to their organization's programming, events, and activities.
Explore self-directed activities that provide opportunities for self-realization and personal growth for themselves and their peers.
Assist director with the supervision of Campus Life student workers, including student paraprofessionals, student workers, and graduate interns.
Help implement annual Student Leadership Institute
Organize annual Augsburg Student Leadership Awards.
Manage the Student Activity Fee and Green Fee.
Co-lead the Emerging Leaders Program.
Lead efforts around student programming for Homecoming.
Serve as a campus liaison and resource for day program commuter students.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize and organize workflow.
Understanding and knowledge of student/human development.
Skill and ability not only to plan programs but also to teach students about programming in an advisor/mentor role. (Role should be focused as teaching rather than as event coordinating.)
Ability to set and meet deadlines and be attentive to details.
Ability to lead/teach; work in a team environment; and work independently with little or no supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate patience and understanding.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Working long or irregular hours; night and weekend duties as needed.
Working in intense work environment, specifically during competing time demands at various points in the year; ex: opening, summer orientation, homecoming, etc.
Working in temperature extremes, specifically summer heat during orientation and outdoor activities/events.
Frequent to infrequent driving/travel for conferences, retreats, and shopping for program materials.
Bachelors Degree or higher
Four years' experience in Student/Campus Activities or similar position
Experience facilitating workshops for student organizations leaders
Master's degree or Specialist Certification preferred.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Three Professional References
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Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.
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