The Student Life Program Administrator oversees the supervision, budgeting, planning, scheduling, operations, and programs under the auspices of the Campus Student Life Office. In addition, the Program Administrator helps establish and enforce college and campus policies and procedures for student engagement activities including, but not limited to, involvement in student clubs/organizations, student leadership training and development, social and cultural events, research best practices in student life, campus-based and college-wide awards ceremonies, alcohol tobacco and other drug awareness and programming for the campus. The position implements a strategic approach to student engagement through college-wide events and programming. The SL Program Administrator will engage directly with students by providing multifaceted (social, educational, cultural, etc.) opportunities for student involvement, extra-curricular and co-curricular initiatives.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Responsibilities include oversight and leadership for student clubs and interest groups, mentoring and supporting the Student Government Association, developing and implementing dynamic leadership programs and initiatives for the student body at large, working with special student populations (i.e. veterans, adults, students with disabilities, international students) to provide appropriate programming and support, and developing training and recognition programs for student leaders. Position will support cultural and educational programs, social activities, awareness programs, and rules/regulations mandated by Federal and state laws (i.e. FERPA, Clery Act, Title IX, and Violence Against Women Act). The use of student learning outcomes and assessment is required. Advises club leaders and club advisors on program development, purchasing procedures, College policies, and federal and state law. Other responsibilities include collaborating with faculty and staff to establish and support teaching and learning, training student organization advisors, coordinating travel and volunteer opportunities for NOVA students, coordinating with campus police in planning student activities, and significant budget management. Serves as primary point of contact for Alcohol and Drugs awareness and programming at the campus level. The position will develop effective systems for disseminating information about student life activities. Other duties include developing leadership development training programs and initiatives and the creation of recognition opportunities for student leaders, advising the Student Government Association and overseeing the management of all Student Activities Revenue accounts and all individual club accounts. Position works with Shared Services for required purchasing needs to ensure compliance with state rules and regulations. The Program Administrator will conduct assessment for student activities, student organizations, and special initiatives sponsored by the Office of Student Life.
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Development, Education, Business Administration, Athletics Management or related field, or equivalent applicable training or experience. Experience working in an academic environment, including program planning. Experience managing a college student life program or similar, to include budget development, management and implementation.
Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Development, Education, Business Administration, Athletics Management or related field. Experience in supervising professional and para-professional staff, and work-study students. Experiences with SIS, Purchasing and budgeting.
Internal Number: 25909
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.