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Coordinator, Student Programming

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 16, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Job Description

The Coordinators for Student Programming serve as part of a team of professionals in Student Engagement & Campus Life (SECL), that provides education, guidance, and services to students and student organizations at Virginia Tech. The primary responsibilities of the Coordinators are to 1) advise two university chartered student organizations (the Virginia Tech Union and The Big Event- one Coordinator and the Black Student Alliance and the Homecoming Board- one Coordinator) 2) create and execute programmatic offerings for graduate students and special events on campus, and 3) supervise a graduate assistant. This includes working with student organization leadership and members, university policies, internal and external partners, budget oversight, event planning and coordination, and supervision. Utilizing a student-driven philosophy, the Coordinator will engage students in meaningful ways to ExperienceVT with focus on the Division’s Aspirations for Student Learning. These positions will work closely with the Assistant Director of Programming to implement programmatic experiences. The Coordinators for Student Programming report to the Assistant Director, Student Programming.

Required Qualifications

A collaborative and learning-centered professional with a Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field is required by the start of appointment. 1-2 years of experience in student affairs or higher education. Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion. Above average communications skills are essential, as well as, a desire to work in a teamwork-focused environment, which includes colleagues, and students. Evening and weekend work required.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in large-scale programming, advising student organizations, and working with university policy. 1-2 years working with student organizations and/or large-scale programs. Proficiency with computer programs. Budgetary oversight experience is desired.

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Salary Information

42,500-45,000 (Two Positions)

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Additional Information

About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs’ Aspirations for Student Learning serve as a framework for our roles as educators as we work alongside students to encapsulate their learning into a strengths-based discovery of their talent so they may: commit to unwavering curiosity ; pursue self-understanding and integrity ; practice civility ; prepare for a life of courageous leadership ; and ultimately , embrace Ut Prosim as a way of life . We operationalize these aspirations through ExperienceVT whereby we work alongside undergraduate, graduate and professional students to create a customized plan for their experience designed to accomplish their individual goals. We measure our success by the success of our students. To that end, we will do whatever it takes to support the individual well-being and success of every student at Virginia Tech

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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Advertised: August 16, 2021
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