104458 - College Coordinator for Non-Resident Students

Updated: about 21 hours ago
Location: La Jolla, CALIFORNIA
Deadline: 09 Apr 2020

Under the supervision of the Sixth College Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, coordinate, implement and assess new and existing educational, cultural and community building programs targeting non-resident undergraduate students in the six undergraduate colleges. Supervise 1-3 student interns and serve as a liaison between the undergraduate colleges and campus departments.

Participate in the development and management of orientation and assist with yield activities at each of the colleges. Work in close collaboration with Global Education and International House. With a counterpart, the Outreach Coordinator will supervise the team of interns that assist in developing and implementing over 120 programs per year to serve the international and out of state student population.

The position requires high levels of, and demonstrated education and experience in, working independently, implementing organizational goals, understanding college student development and making decisions that impact a broad constituency of students.

~ Must be flexible to work evenings and weekends related to student programs periodically and to adjust work assignments accordingly to meet the changing needs of students.

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field and one to three years experience in advising, student activities programming or other program development; or a combination of equivalent related education and experience. Experience working with non-resident students is preferred.

  • Proven ability to advise, develop, and evaluate educational, community service, cultural, and social programs that reflect the needs of a diverse student population with knowledge of (or the ability to learn) the needs of special populations.

  • Proven experience with educational, cultural, and social program development, planning, implementation and evaluation. Ability in working with individuals and groups from diverse cultural, ethnic, socio-economic and social backgrounds.

  • Thorough understanding of University rules and regulations.

  • Thorough knowledge of marketing strategies, publicity techniques and program evaluation techniques

  • Strong ability to identify existing and potential programmatic partnerships with groups both on- and off-campus and the ability to successfully implement joint programming. Strong abilities in problem identification, reasoning.

  • Demonstrated skill and ability in research and information dissemination techniques with the ability to present information via presentations and/or written reports.

  • Proficient knowledge of database programs, Microsoft Word, Outlook e-mail, Excel, internet web applications and other computer tools used in program development, records management and communication.

  • Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of the co-curricular goals of higher education and of the developmental needs of college students and how co-curricular activities fulfill the educational mission of the college and the university.

  • Skill in training students to set goals, prioritize, plan, budget, implement and evaluate social, cultural, community service and educational programs. Skill in coordinating all logistical aspects of large and small scale programs for college students.

  • Outstanding ability to communicate clearly and effectively both in writing and orally. Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills. Proven integrity, dependability and sound judgment.

  • Demonstrated skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking. Skills in conflict resolution, negotiation, facilitating groups,and referral techniques.

  • Ability to function efficiently and productively as a team member with all the interpersonal skills required to build and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals and campus units.

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize, and coordinate functions and activities while handling multiple assignments simultaneously.

  • Knowledge of University processes and procedures. Ability to follow policies and procedures within established guidelines of the University.

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