To coordinate and develop diverse social, cultural, leadership, and education programs, which broaden and enhance the experiences of students, faculty, and staff at Bemidji State University. Will provide assistance in the overall operation and direction of the Hobson Memorial Student Union. The ideal candidate will display value in the importance of student contact and play a key role in their campus experience. The work schedule requires flexibility when activities fall outside of normal working hours. Incumbent will be responsible for appropriately acting in various roles such as administrator, group leader, advisor and facilitator.
Serve as University liaison for all recognized student organizations
Provide opportunities for student involvement and engagement in campus and university life.
Monitor all student organization accounts and provide fundraising support.
Develop, recommend, revise and interpret university policies and procedures, which govern and regulate activities of recognized student organizations.
Serve as liaison between talent agencies and student programmers in contract negotiations for performances on campus. Review all student organization contracts; make changes where required and forward to university contracting officer for signature.
Work with student leaders to arrange for space, equipment, security, cashiers and other personnel, payments, etc. for Campus Activities Board (CAB) and student organization sponsored events.
Coordinate annual student organization fair(s).
Design and implement assessment projects related to improve student organization success.
Provide involvement programs and activities for all students
Provided planned activities for students on a regularly scheduled basis throughout the year, including evenings, late night, weekends and summers as designated to meet university goals.
Collaborate with academic and administrative departments on program development and the delivery.
Initiate and/or coordinate special programs that support diversity and foster interaction between students, administration, faculty and community.
Co-chair with the Director of the Hobson Memorial Union the Orientation Task Force to facilitate orientation weekend and support first year initiatives.
Participate in university-wide diversity programming initiatives. Coordinate events and programs as requested. Support and assist other department or student organization planned events.
Assist with the advising, planning, implementation and evaluation of the student homecoming committee and their selected events. Work with the Alumni Foundation and Athletics to facilitate a campus and community engaged homecoming week of events.
Serve as advisor and resource person to the Campus Activities Board
Provide direction to CAB to ensure diverse cultural, social and education programs are offered.
Oversee the budgets for CAB, including assisting with the annual budget proposal to the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee.
Coordinate the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of CAB members.
Assist the board with marketing, membership development and event planning.
Develop positive relationships between student leaders and program agents, vendors, performers and entertainment representatives.
Attend programs and events sponsored by CAB.
Develop and maintain a cutting edge leadership education program which reflects BSU's mission and goals.
Provide initiatives, which are intentional, coherent, theory-based, pluralistic, and responsive to individual needs.
Seek feedback from student leaders to direct leadership education programming.
Coordinate civic engagement opportunities on and off the campus.
Coordinate and market the student development transcript program.
Assist with the overall administration of the Hobson Memorial Union.
Advise the director of staffing and budget requirements, use of space, and needs of physical improvement.
Be responsible for the facility during the director's absence.
Create and maintain appropriate print and electronic publications and manage the website and social media presence to support and market the programs and services of HMU.
Select, train, supervise and evaluate student, classified, and professional staff to assist in supporting the mission of the department.
Prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical reports related to activities and program outcomes.
As necessary, attend, participate in, and coordinate a variety of meetings, including staff, committee, task force, advisory, etc.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your application and/or resume clearly demonstrate fulfillment of the following minimum qualifications.
A bachelor's degree in a related field.
At least two years of relevant full-time work experience.
Experience in developing, coordinating and presenting training.
Experience using and adapting to new technologies and relevant software.
A master's degree in higher education, college student personnel, or similar field.
At least three years of full-time effective, innovative and energetic experience in advising organizations, program creation and organizing.
Understanding of and the ability to apply student development and leadership theory to foster student learning and outcomes.
Familiarity with facilities operations and day-to-day management of a student union.
Value for diversity and multiculturalism. Has a sensitivity to student needs and an ability to relate on many different levels to the diverse student, faculty, administrative, and community contacts this position encounters.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment.
Experience with marketing and promotion of student events, activities, and student life programs.
All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.
Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire.
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This is a Minnesota State University Associate of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) Range C position with minimum salary starting at $43,138. Salary is commensurate with education and experience and is determined by the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnState) and the MSUAASF organization.
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