Student Leadership and Engagement Coordinator
- Johnson C. Smith University
- Charlotte, North Carolina
- Posted Date
- Jan 31, 2023
- Position Type
- Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs
- Employment Level
- Employment Type
- Full Time
POSITION: STUDENT LEADERSHIP AND ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
DIVISION: STUDENT AFFAIRS
OPENING DATE: APRIL 26, 2022
CLOSING DATE: Applications will be reviewed immediately and position will remain open until filled.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Student Leadership and Engagement, the Student Leadership and Engagement Coordinator has the responsibility of planning and implementing activities and events that support students’ leadership engagement, as well as personal/professional and organizational development. The incumbent will support and oversee the registration of student organizations and execute evening and weekend programming, and Intramural Sports Program (including a JCSU Pep Squad). Maintain relationships with external community service agencies and groups, and work with other Student Affairs’ units (i.e., Spiritual Life) to communicate service-learning opportunities to students. Contributes to the drafting and writing of protocols, procedures, training manuals and handbooks that ensure that student and university-recognized organizations and advisors are aware of the university and office rules, regulations and policies. Maintains a clearinghouse of information about student activities and events on campus (i.e., student organization directory) and provides accurate information concerning activities/events dates, times and locations that may be presented in a variety of formats (i.e., fliers, social media, JCSU website, JCSU News, etc.). Devises and plans evening and weekend programming that may tie into divisional programming, Athletics and activities hosted in the Mary Joyce Taylor Crisp Student Union, including the Bull Pen (game room and performance space).
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree required in Business Administration, Education, Social Work, Communication Arts, Psychology, Non-Profit Leadership or related fields. Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or College Student Personnel Services preferred. Possess strong analytical and communication skills, sound professional judgment, initiative and the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of individuals including students, faculty and staff. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, social media platforms and graphic design are a bonus. Some knowledge of event planning, organizational management and student development theory is highly preferred. Must be creative, organized and able to multitask, with strong attention to detail and the management of his/her/the university’s time.
Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.
To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax to (704) 330-1494: Use the Subject Line “Student Leadership and Engagement Coordinator”. Include a resume, cover letter, contact information for three professional references, completed JCSU Application, and unofficial transcript(s). Official transcripts will be required of the finalist.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED - Please be sure to include all documents requested above when applying.
About Johnson C. Smith University
Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1100 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www.jcsu.edu.
Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www. jcsu.edu
Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University
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