Program Coordinator, Campus Activities

Lindenwood University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

View more

Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Alumni Affairs, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Welcome to Career Opportunities at Lindenwood University. PLEASE READ: For all applications, please include your resume and cover letter. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by simply clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. When you arrive at the “Experience” page, you may upload all desired documents using the upload box labeled “Resume/CV.” This is the appropriate box to upload all documents.

Benefits of Being a Lindenwood Employee:
  • Upon hire, employer-paid tuition benefits for bachelor’s (employee, spouse, and dependent) and master’s degree programs (employee and spouse only).
  • Tuition discounts for doctoral programs (employee only).
  • Comprehensive benefits plan: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement options.
  • Paid holidays: MLK Jr. day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving break (Wednesday – Friday), and winter break (Dec. 23 – Jan. 1).
  • Free lunch Fridays: LU employees are eligible for a free meal on Fridays at the Evans Commons Dining Hall or Spellman Dining Hall; Chick-fil-A and Qdoba included.
  • Professional development opportunities through the Lindenwood Learning Academy .

Job Title: Program Coordinator, Campus Activities

Division: Academic and Student Affairs

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Exempt

Starting Salary: $ 38,209.00 +

Compensation offers are evaluated based on a combination of education, experience, qualifications, and other pertinent factors such as internal equity.

Reports To: Associate Director, Student Involvement

Positions Supervised: Student Employee positions

Job Summary

The program coordinator, campus activities plans, promotes, and manages a broad spectrum of programming to cultivate a vibrant social campus culture and help nurture leadership development in Campus Activities Board (CAB) students. This position works to ensure that co-curricular activities are consistent with the mission of the University while contributing to the overall quality of campus life.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution
  • Guides and assists the CAB as they initiate, plan, organize, develop, and facilitate student events/activities, including international and commuter student events
  • Maintains responsibility for CAB programming budgets
  • Continually assesses all CAB programs/activities
  • Selects, trains, and supervises CAB student workers; implements disciplinary and termination processes as necessary
  • Markets activities and programming to students and other campus constituents
  • Fosters relationships with entertainment agencies and vendors through the booking of local and national entertainment acts
  • Ensures CAB programming intersects with student development and campus leadership philosophies
  • Develops and executes leadership training and retreats for members of the CAB
  • Advises the CAB on and promotes adherence to University policies and procedures and local, state, and federal regulations
  • Negotiates and finalizes contracts for entertainers
Service Excellence
  • Supports the mission of the University and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports, and holds others accountable to the University’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and teamwork
  • Supports Lindenwood students by providing programming that allows for student development outside of the classroom
  • Demonstrates commitment to the holistic development of diverse student populations
Communication, Teamwork, and Collaboration
  • Participates in collaborative planning for campus-wide events such as New Student Orientation, Family Day, and Homecoming
  • Collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and external vendors to complete tasks
  • Assists other areas of Student Involvement with event coordination and execution
  • Assists with development and execution of department-wide plans, goals, and assessments
Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as education, student affairs, human resource management, or business, etc.
  • Minimum of one year experience in a leadership role, preferably in student activities, programming, or related area
  • Master’s degree preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Strong collaborative and customer service skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to resolve conflicts
  • Commitment to individual and team professional development
  • Ability to articulate expectations of team members
  • Ability to be a confident spokesperson
  • Proven effectiveness in making significant decisions
  • Ability to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective relationships with faculty, students, and staff
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong creative skills
  • Ability and desire to take initiative
  • Highly developed organizational skills
  • Knowledge of student development/leadership theories and the ability to apply them appropriately
  • Basic computer skills
  • Working knowledge of student organization management systems
  • General contract and risk management knowledge
  • Knowledge of and experience applying research and best practices related to student leadership initiatives
  • Demonstrated staff supervision skills
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.
  • General office setting
  • Some nights and weekends required
  • Campus Security Authority (CSA) designation and service required
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use a phone for extended period of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert