Coordinator for Student Engagement, VCU Transform


Position Information

University Code 35221 University Title Student Services Specialist 1 University Job Family Student Services ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search National Working Title Coordinator for Student Engagement, VCU Transform Position Number 592510 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department VCU Transform Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The VCU Transform Living and Learning Program’s mission is to equip students to be leaders/change makers both locally and globally by fostering their integrative learning through classroom instruction, reflection, and real-world application in order to strengthen each student’s leadership development, efficacy, and success. The Coordinator for Student Engagement has responsibility for developing the programming the co-curricular opportunities for students in the LLP and first-year Programs in Residence. The Coordinator will supervise the undergraduate student interns. The Coordinator will assist in helping students in the program deepen their understanding of engagement through co-curricular leadership, service, and global experiences both on and off campus. The Coordinator will create and track events in RamsConnect to help students complete their program requirements. The Coordinator will explore and deploy expanded functions of RamsConnect such as digital badging and service tracking for LLP students. The Coordinator will propose and oversee the development of new programs in residence to support the recruitment of students into the Transform LLP . The Coordinator will teach LLP courses as needed. The Coordinator will assist in assessing program learning outcomes and will report findings to the Director. The position will support the marketing, recruitment, and selection of students into the Transform LLP, Emerging Leaders, and other first-year learning communities. The position will ensure successful collaboration with other units within the Division of Student Affairs and the wide university and Richmond community. The position may require some work outside of normal business hours including nights and weekends.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Master’s degree in leadership, education, social sciences or related field. Experience with management of leadership development programs and student programming. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Knowledge of student development theory and practice. Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Demonstrated commitment to student success and experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU . Ability to function independently and as a member of a team in a constantly changing environment.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Experience in evaluation and assessment of programs. Experience with teaching undergraduate leadership theory and practice. Experience serving as a peer leader as an undergraduate or graduate student. Ability to be certified to drive university vehicles.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range 40,000-42,000 Application Process/Additional Information

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence. Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences, and academic and professional activities will impact your contribution to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion. Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research, and teaching that promotes equity and parity; advising and mentoring students, and/or initiatives to create a positive and successful organizational experience for traditionally underrepresented staff groups.

Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Open Date 05/05/2021 Posting will close on or before 07/06/2021 Open Until Filled No Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/105815 Posting Specific Questions

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  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
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