Coordinator of Center for Student Involvement

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Coordinator of Center for Student Involvement  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

62600 - Center for Student Involvement

Advertised Salary: $40,000 - $42,000 Salary commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Center for Student Involvement is seeking applicants for the Coordinator of Center for Student Involvement in the Division of Student Affairs. The Coordinator of Center for Student Involvement provides support and acts as a resource for all Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) on campus with special attention to Fraternities and Sororities. This position will help advise and support student organizations across campus, by overseeing their general activities and assisting with event development and management, leadership, accountability, and budget oversight, as well as support governing councils and fraternity/sorority chapters.

This position will report to the Associate Dean of Student Life. The Coordinator maintains a visible presence on campus, must be available to work hours outside the traditional work week, and is actively engaged in the creation and support of student organization events and traditions.
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.  
Required Work Experience: 1 year of professional or undergraduate experience in Student Affairs, Student Activities, Student Organizations, Fraternity & Sorority Life, campus programing, Residence Life, residence hall programing and/or student leadership.

Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Experience with the campus engagement platform, Presence.
Experience as an executive board member or advisor of a fraternity or sorority.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Develop and maintain quality educational programs for members of student organizations focusing on leadership, risk management, social responsibility, financial responsibility, community service initiatives, and membership recruitment.

Mentor and assist students interested in starting a new Registered Student Organization throughout the new organization process.

Develop and incorporate assessment into programmatic efforts to evaluate the achievement of goals related to student learning and engagement.

Utilize the RSO management software, Bulldog Connect, operated by Presence.

Assist in maintaining, developing, and implementing departmental policies, including the RSO Handbook and the Events and Travel Manual.

Serve as a risk manager for student and campus activities and student organizations.

Develop and assist with a variety of programming efforts for the Center for Student Involvement and the Division of Student Affairs.

Serve as an instrumental liaison between campus and external partners, students, alumni, national offices, and other stakeholders on behalf of these priorities.

Collaborate with student organizations, Fraternity & Sorority Life chapters, and with advisors to provide guidance, expectations, as well as provide support to chapter presidents, officers, alumni, and advisors through regular meetings and communications.

Provide support to the University’s four Fraternity & Sorority Life governing councils and maintain a visible presence with each council.

Provide program oversight for formal and informal recruitment periods, including marketing and programming efforts to increase awareness of Fraternity & Sorority Life amongst the student body and University community.

Coordinate educational and social programs in Fraternity & Sorority Life such as the New Member Institute, Greek Week, and officer and advisor trainings.

Attend monthly All Student Life Meetings. Serve on Committees within Student Affairs and the University.

Comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Serve as a Campus Security Authority and as a Responsible Employee as defined by Clery, Title IX, and Campus Policy.

Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of designated information and for performing all duties in compliance with University, federal, and state regulations.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Perform additional related duties as required.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Effective communication skills.
The ability to manage and complete tasks in a timely manner.
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Trasncript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript showing their highest degree earned from an accredited college or university.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Individuals will be required to submit an official transcript prior to hiring.
Initial Application Review Date:
April 10th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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