Student Activities Coordinator; Waycross Campus

Position ID: 37582
Location
Institution: 
South Georgia State College
College/Div/School: 
Student Activities
Department: 
Student Life
Branch Campus: 
Waycross, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Program Coordinator
Job Description: 

 

 

Job Category: Staff
 
Department: Director - Student Life
 

Short Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Coordinator of Student Activities provides programs and services designed to enhance the extracurricular activities for the students of South Georgia State College.   He/she is required to participate in activities as necessary which may require travel, including overnight travel.   Position requires some flexible work hours including occasional nights and weekends, as needed. Travel may be required to the Waycross campus and other sites as deemed necessary.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Assists students, college staff, and other members of the community with planning and implementing student activities designed to enhance entertainment and educational offerings for the campus community.
  • Coordinates, promotes, and supervises campus events such as socials, dances, club showcases, field day events, games, student interest seminars, contests, fund-raisers, trips, community service projects, and recreational competitions.
  • Assists clubs and organizations with preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Advises Student Government Association and other groups to promote inter-group sponsorship of events.
  • Assists with providing or arranging transportation for college-related trips.
  • Plans, processes, and accounts for budgets for events, supplies, contracts, and personnel supporting the college's student development mission.
  • Assists with ongoing efforts to measure and improve program effectiveness.
  • Supports college efforts to increase retention and graduation rates.
  • Contributes to the college's efforts to increase access to higher education.
  • Serves as a Student Conduct Investigator on any campus, as necessary.
  • Assists with other student services functions, as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • Ability to successfully plan, market, and implement relevant programming for students.
  • Ability to produce and maintain records and reports.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Ability to make and apply decisions in accordance with institutional policies including the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
  • Ability to exhibit a positive attitude and to deal with coworkers, students, faculty and staff tactfully and courteously in order to maintain effective service-oriented relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

Supervisor for student workers. Reports to the Coordinator of Student Engagement

GUIDELINES:

Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK:

  • The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations.

CONTACTS:

  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching.
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects.
  • The work is typically performed in an office setting.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:

  • The work consists of varied administrative and supervisory duties and coordination of primary functional areas.
  • Supervisor for student workers. Reports to the Coordinator of Student Engagement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of bachelor's degree is required, as is successful work experience in planning and conducting college student activities or related efforts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Master’s Degree.
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Student Activities (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Masters
Bachelors
Position Type: 
Staff
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II