The mission of Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) is to
provide students with co-curricular learning and leadership
development opportunities through activities, events, student
organizations, fraternity and sorority life, Associated Students’
Government, and orientation which promote and enhance their student
experience and provide them with a sense of belonging at CSU
Pueblo. SEAL also oversees the planning and facilitation of the
University Commencement Ceremonies and Major Events.
The events and activities sponsored by SEAL provide opportunities
for students to become active participants in the CSU Pueblo campus
by attending and participating in events intended to provide
opportunities for students to interact with each other, learn about
new ideas and perspectives, develop new interests and skills, enjoy
the true college experience, and have fun.
Description of Job
The Assistant Director (AD) of Orientation, Family Programs, and
Major Events, who reports to the Director of Student Engagement,
Events, and Leadership, is responsible for delivering quality
orientation, transition programs, and services for CSU Pueblo
students and their families. The AD will consistently demonstrate
skills, attitudes, character, and values that support the richness
of our CSU Pueblo identity while fostering student learning
This position is responsible for all aspects of New Student
Orientation, including purposeful programming meant to promote
student engagement, transition to academic life, enhance the sense
of community on campus, increase CSU Pueblo pride and student
retention, further student leadership development, and advance the
educational value of the student involvement experience.
- Coordinate New Student Orientation programs.
- Supervise Orientation CORE Members.
- Oversee Orientation Team Hiring, Training, separation, and
- Coordinate logistics for New Student Orientation Programs
including technology needs, room set up, reservations, transition
of rooms, etc.
- Video production assistance and text content management.
- Manage Comevo Online Orientation software.
- Coordinate integration of Comevo software with AIS (Banner) by
communicating with IT.
Military-Veteran, Post-Traditional Student, and Transfer-Student
- Work with Veteran Support Center to further develop online and
in-person military-veteran orientation track.
- Intentionally create schedule for military-veteran, transfer
students, and post-traditional students based on assessment
- Correspond with new students and their families via telephone
and email, including troubleshooting the website and registration
site, processing payments and refunds, and modifying registrations
for Student and Pack Family Orientation Programs.
Pack Pre-Orientation Program (New Initiative)
- Assist with creation and implementation of weeklong Pack
Pre-Orientation Program including scheduling, budget, registration,
hiring of staff, and other duties as needed.
Spanish Orientation Program
- Ensure online Spanish-language orientation is updated and
- Work with appropriate parties to develop in-person Spanish
- Work with appropriate parties to create website and marketing
materials in Spanish.
- Monitor budget expenditures for Orientation programs and track
payments/refunds for paid programs.
Parent and Family Programs
- Coordinate Pack Family Orientation Program.
- Supervise Pack Family Student Orientation CORE Members.
- Oversee hiring, training, separation, and timesheets of Pack
Family student staff.
- Coordinate logistics for Pack Family Orientation, including
technology needs, presenters, room set up, and reservations.
Parent and Family Association
- Develop contact list for Parent and Family Association.
- Create and disseminate quarterly communications including a
Pack Family Newsletter.
- Oversee Parent and Family Weekend in conjunction with
Homecoming Events including event management, reservations, payment
- Oversee University Tickets ticket sales center for special
- Serve as point of contact for special event ticketing.
Correspond with individuals purchasing tickets, requesting refunds,
Work collaboratively with other campus departments, faculty, and
staff. Participate in University functions and committees as
appropriate. Provide supervision and on-going staff development for
student staff and orientation team including student staff
Assist with coordination of the annual Student Employment and
Involvement Festival and Welcome Week programs, including Pack
Kickoff. Work with outside vendors and contractors regarding SEAL
contracts. Assist with all SEAL events, including Packfest,
Commencement, and weekly events. Assist with Pack Pantry pickups
and stocking. Provide procurement support, including processing of
contracts, purchase orders, check requests, and deposits. Assist
with updating websites for SEAL departments.
Assist with reservations, grad fairs, marketing, and event
logistics for Commencement Exercises.
Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean or Director of
Student Leadership, Engagement, Events, and Leadership.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment
& Appeal Rights
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
- At least two years of experience working in a
leadership/planning role in New Student Orientation Programs
- Master’s degree from accredited university
- Bilingual (Spanish)
- Graphic Design (Adobe Creative Suite)
- Video Production/Editing (Adobe Final Cut ProX)
All interested candidates must apply through the on-line
application system. No other format of application
materials will be accepted.
Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be
considered for this position:
- a letter of intent (cover letter);
- a current resume or CV;
- an unofficial transcript; and
- three professional references with contact information to the
Applications submitted without the required attachments above
will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the
selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to
make changes or add information to their application packet, with
the exception of their personal contact and demographic
Early submission of application materials is encouraged.
Screening of application materials will begin immediately and
continue until the job is filled; however, applications submitted
by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, September 6, 2021, will be given full
About Colorado State
Colorado State University-Pueblo is a comprehensive state
university with an enrollment of 4,000 students. CSU-Pueblo
provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction
with a small professor-to-student ratio for an ever-changing global
economy. Students can choose from 28 undergraduate programs
with 70 fields of study in the College of Science and Mathematics,
the Hasan School of Business, the College of Humanities and Social
Sciences, and the College of Education, Engineering, and
Professional Studies and 10 graduate programs.
CSU-Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population
of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic
characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent
of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated
CSU-Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution. Besides reflecting
our commitment to serve this critically important and
rapidly-growing segment of the student population, that designation
also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant
funds to support its ability to better serve all students.
The University also seeks to provide a rich and diverse
cultural environment that allows freedom of expression within a
spirit of civility and mutual respect. The public service
expected of all members of our community benefits our society -
local and global - and builds our sense of citizenship.
Among its unique features, CSU-Pueblo is one of seven schools in
the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines
electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business
ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools
internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in
business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board
of Directors. The College of Education, Engineering and
Professional Studies houses an undergraduate engineering program
that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and
World Report and a School of Nursing and Health Sciences,
which was ranked the top nursing program in the state of
At CSU-Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly
with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a
more traditional collegiate experience. Competing at the NCAA
Division II level, CSU-Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports
and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow
students to get involved in campus life.
About Pueblo, Colorado
The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse
city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the
state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the
majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year round
climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and
300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts
to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities,
encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along
Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or
skiing in the mountains to the west. The region is heavily
agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and
a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology
CSU-Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning
and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background
investigations for all final candidates being considered for
employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to,
criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender
search, and motor vehicle history, if applicable. Candidates who
are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a
background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions
depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV
and/or credit check.
The University reserves the right to check additional references,
with prior notification given to the candidate.
Note: The successful candidate
must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and,
under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be
able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S.
by the day employment begins.
It is the policy of Colorado State University-Pueblo to provide
reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with
disabilities. If you need accommodations, please contact the
Human Resources at (719) 549-2441 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the University's
annual security report is available at: https://www.csupueblo.edu/campus-safety.