Events, Orientation, and Transitions Coordinator
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates activities associated with Student Affairs events,
Orientation and Transitions programming, other assigned programs
and assists administrator as needed.
Advises students and/or parents.
Processes, reviews, and/or evaluates student documents.
Conducts student interviews.
Assesses student progress/needs and tutors students.
Advises faculty and staff as necessary and coordinates
Provides training for assigned participants/students/clients.
Develops, manages, and/or interprets related files (e.g., payroll,
documents, reports, forms).
Maintains related supplies, equipment, and instructional
Develops and maintains related database and enters data as
Serves as advisor and provides guidance and direction for
Assist in the oversight of transitional programs for the Office of
Orientation and Transitions including all Orientations and related
student leadership groups such as SWOT .
Assist with all orientation and transitions programming.
Provide excellent customer service to students, parents, guests,
staff, faculty and community partners.
Develop the Successful Warhawk Orientation & Transition ( SWOT
) Team and the leadership group, SWOT Force, including regular
on-campus meetings and occasional participation in regional
Assist in developing the ambassador leadership team, Orange Jacket
Society, other student leadership teams as assigned and oversee its
Support the planning and logistics of the student orientation
program, extended orientation and Flight Week.
Coordinate office operations.
Manage student and paraprofessional staff.
Coordinate special projects as needed, and as related to the Office
of Events, Orientation and Transitions, including the Martin Luther
King Legacy Breakfast and featured cultural events such as Hispanic
Heritage Month, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and
Coordinate and support Student Affairs events as assigned in
conjunction with CAB, SGA, and other student leadership
Develop new programmatic initiatives in conjunction with other
units on campus.
Collaborate with university marketing to create effective marketing
and PR for all orientation programs on all advertising mediums
(social media and college websites, flyers, etc.).
Serve on university committees in areas that focus on student
development and success.
Collaborate with other AUM Divisions and Office/Departments on
Assist the Dean of Students or his designee with selection,
training and supervision of Orientation Leaders.
Manage official office communication with new students.
Prepare reports and content for presentations, workshops,
publications and website.
Collaborate with Admissions and Enrollment Management stakeholders
to establish and utilize communication and data flows to ensure
efficiency and effectiveness of student communication and data
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of applicable University practices and procedures
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Access
Knowledge of the transition needs of first-year and transfer
Ability to speak in public and make presentations
Ability to supervise
Written communication skills
Ability to respond to multiple competing demands
Ability to use a computer and relevant software applications
Ability to work with individuals from various backgrounds
Ability to effectively use technology
Ability to input data into a CRM and manage students registration
and check-in in the orientation registration system
Ability to process, review, and evaluate student documents
Ability to conduct student interviews
Ability to provide training for participants, students, and/or
A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Business, or related field and
two (2) years of experience in work related to student services is
required. At least one (1) year of direct experience with
orientation and transition programs is desirable. Experience
working in higher education is preferred.
The successful candidate must be a passionate and energetic,
self-motivated team player with sound judgment, management and
problem-solving skills, flexibility and the ability to manage
Job Open Date:
This posting will remain open until closed:
Job Close Date:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once
interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.
About the University/College
Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at
Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just
take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the
best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report
recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South
for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public
institutions in the region.
Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage
applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans,
and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and
security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees
at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty
to immediately report information that has the potential to
adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.
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