Plays significant role in the success of YSU's new student orientation programs and in the success and retention of students in their first year at YSU by supporting current and emerging student leadership initiatives for First Year Student Services. Recruits, trains and develops student Orientation leaders and IGNITE Ambassadors.
Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel or a related field and at least three years of experience working in student affairs or a related student experience position on a university campus. Experience supervising students.
Knowledge of best practices in new student Orientation programming. Experience developing student leaders. Experience supervising professional staff.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system. Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engin...eering, and Mathematics. Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.