Coordinator, Activities Leadership and Civic Engagement (LCE) - (STA007077)

Provides professional advice and assistance to student organizations in planning, organizational development and student activities.

  • Advises student leaders, boards, councils, and cabinets on organizational development, program planning and fiscal operations.
  • Facilitates and implements campus activities leadership programs, orientations, workshops, mediations and retreats.
  • Interprets UH policies and procedures, organizational constitutions and by-laws for student leaders.
  • Provides on-call support for registered student organizations, students and outside parties regarding university procedures for events held on campus.
  • Monitors organizational budgets and fiscal operations of student organizations.
  • Provides guidance and leadership for compensated student leaders.
  • May prepare contracts with vendors for services provided to student organizations in compliance with university guidelines and policies.
  • Assists in the maintenance of required records for student organizations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

Bachelor's Degree and 1 year experience.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Coordinate and facilitate the Ignite Leadership Program, including selection and training for mentors, marketing, recruitment/selection, and overseeing curriculum.
  • Oversee the Impact Living Learning community, including marketing, selection, facilitating monthly meetings, and coordinating events for the community.
  • Serve as the advisor for Dance Marathon at UH, including overseeing the student leadership board as they market, plan, and execute the main event and multiple fundraising and awareness events throughout the year.
  • Support the LeadUH program by coordinating the leadership certificates. Maintain relationships with campus partners, market the program to students, and oversee upkeep of records for tracking student progression and completion.
  • Manage the marketing and tracking for the President’s Volunteer Service Award through volunteer service hour tracking.
  • Maintain an online resource bank for leadership & civic engagement.
  • Create, implement, and coordinate Constitution Day events and initiatives.
  • Supervise a Graduate Assistant that assists with the advising and functioning of leadership development initiatives.
  • Support the implementation and staffing of signature Leadership & Civic Engagement programs such as, but not limited to Days of Service, Election programming, End It, the Hunger Banquet, the EPIC Question Wall, and the Empower Conference.
  • Participate in the implementation and staffing of large-scale events requiring the presence of Center for Student Involvement staff such as, but not limited to, Frontier Fiesta, Homecoming, Move-in Weekend, and Cat’s Back. Some nights and weekends required.
  • Serve on University and Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services standing and ad hoc committees and taskforces.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Degree(s) Required:

Bachelor’s degree required, with a strong preference for a Master’s degree in student development, counseling, or related discipline.

Special Skills and Knowledge:

Knowledge of and ability to implement student development theory.

Environmental/Working Conditions:

Frequent night and weekend work. Must be able to lift approximately 30lbs. Must be able to stand and remain active for extended periods of time.

Work Schedule (identify days and hours normally worked):

From: 8:00 AM

To: Depends on meetings and events

Varies. Nighttime meetings and events at different times of year, not consistently

Other Requirements:

Requires a minimum of 1-3 years of directly-related job experience. Graduate Assistantships can count for one year. Ability to build relationships and rapport with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents. Ability to provide positive customer service, even in difficult situations.

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