Student Organization Coordinator

Office of Student Engagement

About the organization

The Office of Student Engagement is currently seeking a full-time Coordinator of Student Organizations. The Office of Student Engagement reports to the Dean of Students and provides involvement opportunities, leadership training and volunteer experiences with an emphasis on developing transferable skills for future employment. Programs include the Women’s Leadership Conference, Emerging Leaders, Mizzou Alternative Breaks and Caring for Columbia. The office advises student government and is the central campus resource for recognized student organizations. The Coordinator of Student Organizations works directly with student organizations who are hosting events on campus, requesting funding for events and travel, and who are just starting up. Additionally the Coordinator manages the student organization advisor requirements of the University and provides student organization advisors trainings.

Duties

The Coordinator of Student Organizations works directly with student organizations who are hosting events on campus, requesting funding for events and travel, and who are just starting up. Additionally the Coordinator manages the student organization advisor requirements of the University and provides student organization advisors trainings. This position works closely with the Office of Student Engagement staff, diverse university stakeholders, graduate assistants, and student workers to facilitate the delivery of services to our 600+ student organizations at Mizzou. For more information about student organizations at MU, visit getinvolved.missouri.edu.

Qualifications

Requirements
The minimum qualifications are as follows:
1. Bachelor’s degree;
2. Excellent written and oral communications skills;
3. Strong interpersonal skills that would allow for frequent and comfortable conversations with administrators, staff, faculty, and students;
4. Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks;
5. Desire to work with students and assist in their development.

Preferences
The following qualifications are preferred:
1. Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, or a related field;
2. Experience with and interest in program development, student leadership, experiential learning, conference planning &/or student advising;
3. Strong communication, organization, and time management skills;
4. Creativity and knowledge of effective means of marketing to college students;
5. Knowledge of computer programs and experience creating/managing databases is a plus, but not required;
6. Excellent presentation and programming skills;
7. Undergraduate or graduate experience as a student leader with student-run programs and/or organizations;
8. Be knowledgeable of student development theory and philosophy to appropriately support students and also to encourage learning and development.
9. Have adaptive advising styles in order to be able to work with students with a variety of skill and knowledge levels
10. Understand organizational development processes and team building

Salary

TBD

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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