The position of Coordinator for Student Engagement reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Engagement and supports the Engagement portfolio, which includes the Office of Student Involvement, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Student Transitions, Office of Leadership, and the Career Center. The Coordinator position provides direct administrative support to the AVP and is responsible for administrative and programmatic support to the Career Center, Student Involvement, Leadership, Student Diversity and Inclusion, and Student Transitions. The position supports key functions vital to the success of these departments and program development/support for these areas.
The Coordinator maintains the AVP's calendar, manages the budget, and supports special programs/projects assigned by the AVP. The position assists Engagement Team departments by overseeing department budget management (including preparing check requests, reallocations, purchase orders, and Staples orders), space reservations and event needs such as catering and additional audio/visual requests, and coordinating/facilitating student worker training for the entire team.
The Coordinator communicates independently with internal and external stakeholders, and provides staff support for meetings, committees, task forces, and conferences as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide administrative and program support to AVP. Serve as manager of AVP's calendar and budget. Advance special projects and initiatives. Convene workgroups, and ensure adherence to best practice models for Engagement initiatives. Create agendas and take meeting minutes.
Provide administrative, programmatic, and budget support to Student Involvement, Leadership, Student Transitions, Career Center and Student Diversity and Inclusion. Coordinate check requests, reallocations, purchase orders, staples orders. Reserve space and event needs such as catering & additional Audio/Visual requests and coordinate/facilitate student worker training for the entire Engagement Team.
Support programmatic and administrative needs of Student Involvement. Serve as the primary expert for online organizational software's implementation, use, and maintenance. Maintain accurate records of organization members, officers, advisors, and contact information.
Provide organizational software trainings to students, advisors, faculty, and staff on an annual and as needed basis. Provide logistical support for daily student organization functions such as space reservation, contracting processes, and posting policy. Disseminate relevant information to student organizations and coordinate the registration/re-registration process for all student organizations.Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to RSOs. Coordinate and support Student Involvement programs such as Student Organizations Summit, Fall and Spring Student Involvement Fairs, Advisor Training, and Homecoming Spirit Week, and other Office programs as they may develop.
Update Engagement Team websites and social media accounts.
Provide budget and logistical support for ROTC.
Administer pathway and co-curricular mapping and tracking through online organizational software.
Campus volunteer roles and duties as assigned.
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis
Minimum of 1 year related experience
Master's degree in Student Affairs or related field
Minimum 1 year post-masters professional experience in Student Affairs, preferably in Student Engagement
Student advisement experience
Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective comprehensive residential institution that emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools offer degree programs to 6,980 students, including approximately 740 graduate students. TCNJ has a 95% freshman to sophomore retention rate, and a six-year graduation rate of 85 percent. TCNJ is ranked as one of the 75 most competitive schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the number one public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report and Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks TCNJ as a top-25 value in American public higher education. TCNJ's campus, recognized as one of the most beautiful in the country, is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, near the state capital of Trenton, and about an hour from Philadelphia and New York City.
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references when applying online. Applications will be considered through May 20, 2018. Submissions received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply
Internal Number: 1253AW_1525179625
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.