As a key member of the GS student life team, the Student Life Program Manager provides support on a variety of student program initiatives and events, collaborating with key stakeholders in the Dean of Students Office. Creates, plans, and provides program innovation and development for GS students.
Multicultural & Social Justice Education: Oversee the growth and development of diversity, multicultural, and social justice education initiatives at GS. Continue to grow and collaborate on diversity, multicultural, and social justice initiatives with Student Life at Barnard College, Columbia College, and Columbia Engineering. This includes but is not limited to advising and supporting four of the six Heritage Months (Queer/LGBTQA, Native American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Black History Months), students of color community support programs, and LGBTQA student community support programs- serving as a co-advisor for the programs, advising student chairs for the program, and ensuring that program goals are met to support the multicultural, diverse student body at Columbia University and GS. Oversee all GS specific diversity programming including but not limited to regular social justice education series and identity based community building spaces (including students of color, first generation, and LGBTQA students). Coordinate and facilitate social justice education programs during Fall & Spring Orientation. Develop new and innovative multicultural and social justice education and training programs to include in the GS New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) for all incoming students. Coordinates programs for first generation and low income students including the FLI Fridays series.
Postbac Premed Student Support: Serve as the lead for all Postbac Premed student program initiatives and collaborations including but not limited to the Premedical Mentorship Program and increasing collaborations with the team of Postbac advisors.
Student Group Advising: Advise the Premedical Association (PMA) student government and ten+ auxiliary student groups recognized under the PMA. Serve as the advisor for GS-focused recognized student organizations including, but not limited to the Students of Color Alliance (SOCA), GS Alliance, Arts Collective (ArtC), and Koreans in GS (KIGS). Meet with the Executive Boards members to provide guidance in the areas of university policy, budgeting, programming, officer training, and leadership development. Serve as the advisor to new student groups seeking recognition from one of the university governing boards. Develop and maintain comprehensive training curriculum for board members of GS student groups.
Student Engagement: Develop and implement programming to encourage students to explore New York City and the surrounding community. Oversees the Student Life component of the GS Planning Days pre-orientation program. Oversee the recruitment and management of volunteers to the GS Undergraduate and Postbac Student Life Volunteer Lists. Recruit student and staff volunteers for all GS Student Life and Dean of Student Office programs. Publicize all volunteer and other campus opportunities to volunteer lists. Assist in the planning and implementation of all programs coordinated by GS Student Life.
Work evenings and weekends as programs and events require.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; advanced graduate degree required. Minimum of 3 years of related experience with working with student organizations, and event planning in an academic setting required. Must be able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities and be a team player. Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership, and organizational skills. Knowledge of MS Office required. Proficiency with SIS (Student Information Services) desirable.
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