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Coordinator for Student Government Association Finances

Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland, College Park
Pay range is $61,500-$65,500, commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 15, 2023

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Administrative, Student Affairs
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Full Time

Coordinator for Student Government Association Finances

University of Maryland, College Park

The Adele H. Stamp Student Union

For details and to apply:

Position 128403 or 

Best Consideration: May 28, 2023

The Coordinator for Student Government Association Finances primary responsibility is supporting all aspects for the Student Government Association funding process. This position provides advice, support, and mentorship to the Finance, Audit, and Student Group committees of the Student Government Association (SGA), as well as the SGA Treasurer, manages the SGA budget of approximately $350,000, processes SGA financial transactions, books and processes SGA travel, assists approximately 200 student organizations with the budget process and provides administrative support to student organizations utilizing applying for SGA funding.

Specifically, this position will be:

  • Working with the Finance Committee, Audit Committee, and Student Group Committee to build bridges with organizations and the SGA as well as between organizations to ensure that they feel welcome, included in, and knowledgeable about the funding process; meeting regularly with the SGA CFO/VP of Finance, Audit Chair, Student Groups Director, and SGA Treasurer
  • Attending the Finance Committee deliberations, appeals, training workshops and weekly meetings; working with the Vice President of Finance to create comprehensive training for Finance Committee members as well as partnering with relevant university departments that provide support to student groups to reduce bias in the allocation process; developing and managing the SGA budget and annual budgeting process; providing continuous support of the SGA budget assessment process and implementing or changing policies/processes in response to findings
  • Overseeing the student fee allocation process in coordination with the SGA CFO/VP of Finance; overseeing the Club Sports budget allocation process in coordination with the SGA CFO/VP of Finance and RecWell staff
  • Managing the student group inventory process and supervise the student Inventory manage(s); providing event support to other Activities units and the greater Stamp department; and completing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 2 years full time experience is required. The person must possess strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail. SORC is committed to and has an appreciation for the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates must possess an awareness of how identity impacts bias in decision-making processes. Exceptional customer service skills are required. Must have the ability to build relationships across campus. Must be able to work frequent evenings and occasional weekends.


Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field and two years’ full-time experience advising and/or providing support to student organizations is preferred. Ability to direct and supervise others and incorporate student development theories and technology in the advisement and provision of services to student organizations is preferred. Additionally, strong accounting and financial management skills and experience managing/overseeing/supporting large budgets is a benefit.

Physical Demands: 

Work takes place in both an office environment and in on-campus buildings;  will require ability to travel throughout campus and may entail lifting up to 40 pounds. There may be occasions  when the incumbent will need to work outside their normal work shift to  accommodate other shifts that exist in the organization for purposes of  meetings, training, etc.

Additional Information: 

UMD offers great retirement, leave, and other benefits! More information can be found at: Pay range is $61,500-$65,500, commensurate with experience.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


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