The University has recently implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine requirement that will be tied to FDA approval. GVSU will require all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated by September 30, 2021. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.

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Adjunct Program Coordinator - Student Services (Student Life Office)

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Position type: EAP - 12-Month Adjunct AP (Administrative Professional)
Location: Allendale
Categories: Student Services

Summary: The Adjunct Program Coordinator within the Office of Student Life provides high-level planning, organizing, and delivery of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs for students in coordination with student leaders and campus partners.

Responsibilities - Essential Functions:

Programming & Events

  • Coordinates activities and events on campus.  Create and implement community programming that is relevant to the campus population.
  • Work closely with colleagues in planning and facilitating an engaging programming calendar of events.
  • Participate in Student Life’s marketing committee to develop and implement creative marketing strategies for campus events and programs. 
  • Partner with Division and other colleagues for strategic planning meetings for programming to ensure programs support a vibrant campus life.
  • Responsible for frequent onsite supervision of evening and weekend programs.
  • Review and execute contractual agreements for entertainment and other Campus Activities Board activities with a focus on risk reduction and management.
  • Assist with assessment of programs and services within the Office of Student Life including program effectiveness and student satisfaction.
  • Assist with the planning, coordination, and implementation of student events and activities at the department as well as university level (i.e. commencement).

Leadership

  • Lead or co-lead the Campus Activities Board in the planning and implementation of major events and programs that support a vibrant campus life.
  • Supervise two campus programming graduate assistants serving in 10-month appointments.
  • Collaborate with graduate assistants to provide oversight of a student leadership team including training, retreats, evaluation, etc.  Lead team in maintaining records of inventory.
  • Assist with training of student leaders, student staff, and student advisors.
  • Assist with the creation and delivery of presentations, retreats, strategic planning meetings, and other leadership training for the Campus Activities Board.
  • Lead unit participation including staff and student leaders in NACA.
  • Provide support to student organizations, including guidance and leadership in event planning and budget management including purchasing card reconciliation as needed.
  • Assist in the development of student learning outcomes supporting community development and individual student growth.

 Non-Essential:

  • Active participation on committees and division-wide initiatives and events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope, responsibility, and requirements of the job.

Required Qualifications and Education: 

  • Earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to maintain professionalism at all times

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Master’s degree in student affairs or a related field.
  • Experience working with event planning and student organizations at the university level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Frequent night and weekend hours are required.

Physical Demands: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary: $36,500 - $40,000

Department/Division:  Student Services/ Academic and Student Affairs

Campus: Allendale

How to Apply:  Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline: Application review will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University. 

The University has recently implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine requirement that will be tied to FDA approval. GVSU will require all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated by September 30, 2021. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.              

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, titleix@gvsu.edu, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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