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Student Life Engagement Coordinator (Resident Life)

Utah Tech University
Utah, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Announcement

Reporting to the Executive Director of Campus Life and Wellness with Student Affairs, this position is responsible for the coordination of student life engagement programing and activities with a specific focus on resident life as a part of on-campus housing. This coordination will be done through the lens of a comprehensive wellness perspective. This involves but not limited to overseeing the development of on campus programming leading to the development of off-campus resident programming, establishing strong student communities, and promoting a robust social and educational environment that promotes student connections, enhances student engagements, through the building of positive relationships. Supervise assigned part-time Student Engagement Leaders.

  • Coordinate the day-to-day student life, and student engagement programming with the initial & primary focus on resident life for all on-campus residents.
  • Begin developing and coordinating, in collaboration with the Executive Director of Campus Life & Wellness an off-campus resident student engagement program.
  • Supervise part-time Student Engagement Leaders, including weekly one-to-one meetings, conducting annual performance evaluations, and by extension, coordinate all day-to-day student life and engagement programming.
  • Lead out, advise, and enhance a robust comprehensive Resident Hall Association for on-campus residents.
  • Oversee the development of a community and educational environment that encourages student connections, positive relationships, and student success.
  • Plan and implement programming from a wellness perspective to promote student engagements and connections to the campus.
  • Assist the Executive Director of Campus Life & Wellness to identify, develop and implement a holistic student engagement plan to encourage student success and connections across campus.
  • Assist in the management and updating of Campus Life & Wellness social media accounts to promote the Resident & Student Life programming.
  • Establish a strong, positive, collaborative, working relationship between Housing & Student Engagement. Ensure a supportive affiliation where Student Engagement leaders support and assist Resident Assistants when needed.
  • Plan, organize, and assist in the facilitation of a centralized process for student staff recruitment, selection, placement, and training. Select, train, supervise and evaluate the Student Engagement Team, including conducting weekly staff meetings and one-to-one meetings.
  • Plan, schedule, prep and facilitate student summer activities, orientations, and the Freshmen Kickoff Week, in coordination with other University departments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience working in student engagement, residence life, student involvement, or related fields.
  • Knowledge of student engagement and student involvement theories and programming required.
  • Computer proficiency, with good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (particularly Word and Outlook) required.
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to respond to, and concentrate on, multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills required, with the ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals and campus departments in establishing and maintaining effective and positive relationships.
  • Outgoing personality, with a history of demonstrating dependability, reliability, and initiative.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Full-time professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $40,000 - $43,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Desired start date of July 2022. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See under 'Benefits Summary' for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins June 1, 2022 . Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of 'active learning. active life' and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University’s non-discrimination policies:
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, , 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, , 303-844-5695.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.

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