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Coordinator, Transfer & Off Campus Student Life

Employer
Adele H. Stamp Student Union
Location
College Park, Maryland
Salary
Pay range is $61,500-$65,500, commensurate with experience
Start date
Aug 9, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Coordinator, Transfer & Off Campus Student Life

University of Maryland, College Park

The Adele H. Stamp Student Union

For details and to apply: eTerp.umd.edu

Position 119910 or

https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/110744 

Best Consideration: September 3, 2023

The Program Coordinator for Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life leads outreach and services for transfer and off-campus students. This includes building programs, initiatives and collaborations that support transfer and off campus students’ success, retention, and degree completion, builds community in these populations, and invests in their development as engaged leaders. The Program Coordinator designs all initiatives through a strengths-based framework. Primary ways this is accomplished is through programming, teaching and coordinating the Transfer to Terp 3-credit course, and by being accessible to UMD’s transfer and off campus students to serve as a resource and to assist with university navigation. This coordinator is often seen as an expert in the needs and experiences of UMD’s Transfer and Off-Campus populations, and builds and maintains collaborations within and outside of UMD to serve students.  This position is also accountable for a variety of administrative responsibilities including but not limited to the management of program budgets, purchasing, marketing and outreach, managing students, student processes, and program assessment. Will complete other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of full-time professional experience working within the higher education field or relevant experience
  • Familiarity with the community college experience and navigating the college transfer process
  • Evidence of successful work with diverse students, including populations typically underrepresented in higher education (e.g. students of color, first-generation college students, undocumented students, LGBTQ students, students with disabilities, and students from lower socio-economic backgrounds)
  • Demonstrated experience with college student program development, teaching and facilitation, program assessment budget management and strategic planning

Preferences: 

  • Master’s preferred in Student Affairs, Counseling, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of promising practices that support holistic success of first-generation student students, as well as transfer and commuter students.
  • Connection to national networks and resources that support first-generation, transfer and commuter students.
  • Demonstrated multicultural competencies in working with diverse student populations
  • Superior oral and written communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate with internal and external audiences.

Physical Demands: 

Work takes place in both an office environment and in on-campus buildings; will require ability to travel throughout campus. 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. General office demands. Standard for producing events; occasional lifting things for event setup between 25-40 pounds.  Must be able to be physically present on campus to produce events, teach class, and support students.

Additional Information: 

UMD offers generous retirement, leave, and benefits packages. Salary 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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