Student Engagement Coordinator/Senior Student Engagement Coordinator – OSU Program Council
Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Internal Number: 124656
Internal Job Number: P05987UF
The Office of Student Experience and Engagement is seeking a Student Engagement Coordinator or a Senior Student Engagement Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
At Experiential Learning & Activities (ELA), we believe that every student should be able to find belonging and creatively express themselves so they can reach their true potential and make valuable contributions to their communities and the world around them. As the hub for student organizations, media, and creative expression, we provide resources, advising and media platforms that helps students of all identities create activities, share stories and build communities that reflect their passions, cultures and lived experiences. ELA comprises of Clubs & Orgs, Orange Media Network (OMN), and the OSU Program Council (OSUPC). ELA is a department of the Student Experiences and Engagement organization within the Division of Student Affairs.
The Student Engagement Coordinator will manage and provide leadership and supervision for the OSU Program Council (OSUPC). OSUPC provides OSU students with zero/low-cost, social events that build community, create a sense of belonging among OSU students and enhance the college experience. The Coordinator is responsible for creating an innovative & collaborative culture around programming that prioritizes the needs of new & first-generation students, and that evolves with the changing nature and characteristics of OSU students. This position requires a dynamic, responsive, caring leader capable of prioritizing tasks, adapting to changes, working independently with minimal supervision, and supporting the needs of students without taking away their autonomy and decision-making abilities.
This position may be filled at one of two levels, Student Engagement Coordinator or Senior Student Engagement Coordinator, if identified qualifications are met. The increased duties of the Senior level are described in the duties section below.
Typically requires Master's Degree in Student Services, or related field. Experience working with population of program participants.
*In your application materials, please address all listed qualifications that you meet, regardless of whether you meet all qualifications required for the Senior Associate level.
Minimum/Required Qualifications for Student Engagement Coordinator:
Bachelor's degree in a discipline relevant to the work.
Demonstrated ability to design, lead, facilitate, and coordinate social events, programs, opportunities, spaces, and/or resources.
Demonstrated experience with advising or supervising others.
Demonstrated ability to develop working relationships and collaborations with diverse communities using emotional intelligence and humility.
Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in professional settings.
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to utilize critical thinking, problem solving-skills, and sound judgement to make complex decisions.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Minimum/Required Qualifications for Senior Student Engagement Coordinator (all required qualifications for Student Engagement Coordinator and):
Two-years of professional experience in event planning, execution, and evaluation.
Two-years of professional experience in higher education or similar capacity, providing program planning and evaluation. A Master's degree in a relevant field such as Student Services Administration, Education or Adult Learning or Event Planning with a graduate teaching assistantship may substitute for this experience.
Demonstrated experience with budget development & management.
Demonstrated experience with contract negotiation.
Demonstrated experience supervising, mentoring, and developing staff.
Travel to and from meeting & event venues is required.
This position works primarily in an office environment with frequent interruptions and activity.
Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds is required.
Must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time.
Due to the services provided by this department, this position may require work outside of typical business hours, especially during special events, for 9-12 weeks each academic year.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.