Student Experiences & Engagement (SEE) centers transformational and experiential learning by providing meaningful involvement and personal development for students. We challenge students to lead with care, align to their purpose, and build leadership skills. As a dynamic campus resource, we co-create opportunities for students to integrate the knowledge, skills, and wisdom gained inside and outside of the classroom to transform themselves and their communities. The Program Council Coordinator works within Experiential Learning and Activities – a department of Student Experiences and Engagement – to create new and innovative culture around programming.
The Coordinator leads a student staff and GTA (Oregon State University Program Council/OSUPC) through creation and implementation of activities that provide OSU students with fun, safe and engaging social events that build community and create a sense of belonging on campus. In collaboration with university departments, the community and local colleges/universities, the coordinator will lead in the development of comprehensive, campus-wide programs and late-night activities, creating a fun, healthy, and safe environment in which student staff gain valuable transferable skills and student participants engage with meaningful and substance-free programming. The coordinator leads in the development of late-night events during specific high-incident weekends and creates tools and process for students and student organizations to be involved. The coordinator is responsible for assessing and researching OSUPC events and activities in order to refine, redefine and create compelling programs and initiatives that adjust to the changing nature and characteristics of OSU students.
The coordinator will have exceptional interpersonal skills, will be able to work independently with minimal supervision and will approach their work in a proactive and positive manner. As a professional member of the Experiential Learning and Activities team, the Coordinator serves as a role model for professionalism and communication and is expected to engage in open, candid and direct communication, be a proactive problem solver, contribute to a positive work environment and culture, and maintain an unconditional dedication to professionalism in conduct and communication.
The defined qualifications will need to be identified in the Minimum/Required Qualifications field.
Two-years of professional experience in higher education in the same 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 with a graduate teaching assistantship may substitute for the two years of experience.
Knowledge of student development theory and practices
Knowledge in development and execution of events/programs
Demonstrated experience, knowledge and ability in advising, training, and evaluation
Demonstrated knowledge of mentoring/coaching techniques
Demonstrated ability to create documentation, tutorials, and instructional material
Demonstrated cultural competency skills
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community
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.
Travel to and from meeting venues
Office environment with frequent interruptions and loud environment
Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds required
Must be able to sit for long periods of time working at a computer
Due to the services provided by this department, this position may work outside of typical business hours, especially during special events or in response to system problems
Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience.
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