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Program Coordinator, Evening & Weekend Programming

Emory University
Georgia, United States
$42,000.00 - $48,000.00
Posted date
Jun 30, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Please note, we have two openings for this role, and priority consideration will be given to candidates who have applied by July 12th, 2021.

The Program Coordinator serves as an integral part of facilitating on-campus programming experiences within Student Involvement, Leadership, and Transitions within Emory Campus Life.  These positions will provide front-line, professional staff level support to student staff working during the evening and weekend hours with the office’s Dooley After Dark program as well as additional late-night program offerings from other offices within Emory Campus Life.  These positions will also oversee student organization support through programs, training, resource development, and recognition programs.    


Student Involvement, Leadership, and Transitions (SILT) is a hub for campus involvement, events, and programs. SILT programs and events are aimed at promoting engagement, learning, intercultural competency, enhancing leadership capacity in our students, and building community. From joining student organizations, to running for student office, to orientation initiatives, to attending large-scale social events, our office offers a myriad of ways of connecting with the Emory community.  SILT is comprised of two areas: Involvement and Leadership and Transitions. The Evening and Weekend Programming Positions are part of the Student Involvement area.

 The Student Involvement team contributes to the development of community through campus engagement and student organization involvement.  We assist in connecting students to opportunities with student organizations; plan robust and ongoing late-night programming; student organization development and education; and advisor support and training. 

 The Leadership and Transitions team contributes to the development of students from new student orientation through to graduation. We assist in the transition experience of new students into the Emory community and facilitate the development of leadership capacity throughout a student’s collegiate journey. The Program Coordinator (1) serves as an integral part of facilitating leadership development initiatives and transfer student support within Student Involvement, Leadership, and Transitions within Emory Campus Life.  


  • To cultivate purpose in students through transformative experiences that promote engagement, learning, intercultural competency, and community building.


  • Where students pursue passion and achieve connections to advance a global society.


  • Responsible for the hiring, training, scheduling, evaluation, and development of 10 to 15 student programming staff as primary supervisor.
  • Oversee daily student staff operations and coordinate special projects.
  • Co-coordinate all facets of the Dooley After Dark late night/weekend programming with the assistance of student programming staff.
  • Co-plan student activities fairs.
  • Support the overall development of students through serving as a resource, guide, advisor, and mentors through individual, group, and organizational advising.
  • Liaison between offices within Campus Life to create collaborative partnerships, open communication, and enhance student organizations.
  • Serve as an administrator for the university’s student organization online management system and assist implementation and training of the program for student leaders.
  • Assist with the review, development, and updating of policies and procedures governing student organizations.
  • Review, mark up, and sign contracts for all student organizations.
  • Assists with the staffing of special programs in collaboration with other SILT entities.
  • Serve on departmental, divisional, or university committees or task forces as requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program


  • Two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


  • A master’s degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, or other related areas.
  • Demonstrated experience working in student leadership development, orientation, advising, and/or programming within a student affairs setting.
  • Demonstrated experience with public speaking, teaching, and/or facilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to inclusive communities, intercultural communication and competence, and cultural humility.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and to demonstrate strong initiative.
  • Strong organizational capabilities.
  • Flexibility with varied work situations.
  • Comfort with an alternative work schedule that includes evenings and weekends.


  • Ability to walk, lift up to twenty-five pounds, bend, stoop and twist.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record; must be insurable.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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