Coordinator of Student Life

Northern Virginia Community College
Alexandria, VA
Apr 10, 2021
Apr 21, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time
Role Title Education Support Spec III Role Code 29144-FP FLSA Exempt Pay Band 04 Working Title Coordinator of Student Life Position Number 28000511 Agency Northern VA Community College Division NV280-Provost Alexandria Work Location Alexandria - 510 Hiring Range $50,000 - $58,000 Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category B-Professionals Full Time or Part Time Full Time Does this position have telework options? Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? Work Schedule This position will primarily work five (5) days a week with a primary schedule of 8:30AM-5:00PM Mondays-Fridays. Adjustments in schedules will need to be made as needed for evening events and/or weekends. Must be able to work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends and out of state travel. Sensitive Position No Job Description The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA's Annual Security Reports General Description: 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 life, campus-based and college-wide awards ceremonies and alcohol tobacco and other drug awareness and programming for the campus. The position implements a strategic approach to student engagement through campus-wide events and programming. The Student Life Program Administrator will engage directly with students by providing multifaceted (social, educational, cultural, etc.) opportunities for student involvement, extra-curricular and co-curricular initiatives 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 (ie 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 (ie 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. Essential Functions: Positive and progressive student-centered guidance to students. Special Assignments May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor. KSA's/Required Qualifications Required KSAs: Demonstrated success in strategic planning for Student Life and assessing student learning outcomes in extra-curricular activities. Strong skills in advising student organizations and working with student leaders. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate student leadership programs. Knowledge of best practices and theory in working with Student Life programs and student leadership. Outstanding program planning, implementation and evaluation skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to mediate conflicts successfully. Must be able to work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends and out of state travel. Excellent organizational abilities. Strong supervisory skills. Ability to work with students and faculty advisors in campus organizations. Ability to mediate conflicts and solve problems as they arise. Ability to work effectively with a highly diverse student population. Knowledge of student development theory and ability to train staff in best practices for student life professionals, and engage theories in decision making for programs and activities. Strong budget development and management skills. Ability to understand and follow college state, and federal purchasing policies. Ability to work with vendors and outside agencies in planning and implementing large scale events and programs. Ability to work collaboratively within large, complex educational organizations and develop ties with the community. Knowledge of college policies and procedures, academic requirements and laws related to college administration. Ability to communicate accurately, both orally and in writing. Strong teaching and public speaking skills. Excellent organizational skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work with computer programs such as Student Information Systems, MS Word, EXCEL, Outlook and PowerPoint. Must possess excellent organizational skills and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Program Administrator also must have the ability to work well with a highly diverse campus population. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Communications, Business, Athletics Management, Education or related fields. Experience working in an academic environment. Program planning and implementation experiences. Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in Counseling, Student Development, College Student Affairs, Higher Education, Business or related fields. Budgetary experience. Reading, Writing and Conversational Language skills in a second language (other than English) commonly spoken in the Northern Virginia community. Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees Yes Required Travel N/A Salary $50,000 - $58,000 Posting Number CLS_381P Recruitment Type Public Number of Vacancies 1 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 04/09/2021 Job Close Date 04/23/2021 Open Until Filled No Agency Website Contact Name Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Background Check Statement Disclaimer The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: EEO Statement The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. ADA Statement The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes. E-Verify Statement VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes. Quicklink for Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * How have you engaged students, faculty and staff in student activities to promote successful student life programs? (Open Ended Question) * Define student engagement and describe how you will enhance the overall student experience at NOVA. (Open Ended Question) * How will you work to enhance faculty and staff participation with NOVA clubs and organizations? (Open Ended Question) * What do you believe are the critical elements in building a strong Student Life Program in a community college setting? (Open Ended Question) * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited. Yes No Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume Cover Letter/Letter of Application Optional Documents Other Document

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