Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Mar 2023


Campus: Downtown Phoenix


Job Description

Under general supervision, the Coordinator assists in coordinating activities and functions of the student experience on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus through events and programming as a member of the Student Connection and Community (SCC) team. The position assists in planning and implementation of programs that promote student development as well as spirit, pride, and tradition within the University community. The position provides support with university-wide traditions, assists in managing a significant budget, and ensures that program goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with departmental and institutional priorities. The Coordinator advises the Programming and Activities Board (PAB) and serves on various department and university committees.



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Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$42,000 per year

Essential Duties

  • Serves as the primary advisor to the Programming and Activities Board (PAB), advising several PAB committees
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of programs that promote student development and affinity as well as spirit, pride, and tradition within the University community
  • Provides advising and guidance in planning and implementing a consistent, diverse, and robust lineup of events throughout the Downtown Phoenix campus, with an emphasis on the Student Center @ The Post Office
  • Develops undergraduate student leaders involved with PAB
  • Participates in the process of recruiting, hiring, onboarding and retaining student and professional staff in a manner that contributes to the development of a talent pipeline
  • Assists in managing a significant budget and ensures that program goals and objectives area accomplished in accordance with departmental and institutional priorities
  • Develops and executes university-wide traditions including Homecoming, Inferno Fest, Devilpalooza, and more
  • Supports leadership training and organizational management opportunities for PAB student leaders through workshops, seminars, and other professional development
  • Supports Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) divisional initiatives and events inclusive of Welcome Week, Pitchfork Awards, Passport to ASU, and more
  • Represents the SCC by serving on various department and university committees; attends seminars, workshops, and conferences
  • Supports relationships with university and external partners, including Aramark, Sun Devil Athletics, NACA, sponsors, and more
  • Work location is primarily at the Downtown Phoenix Campus; however, incumbent may occasionally be required to travel to off-campus events and other ASU campuses
  • Conducts research in support of identifying and implementing best practices of peer institutions and organizations in the field
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with members of the community and the community at large from diverse backgrounds
  • Develops and implements evaluation and assessment strategies within the unit; including basic tracking of activities, program evaluation, and measurement of learning outcomes
  • Advance student experiences to cultivate community, healthfulness, and skill building
  • Performs other duties as assigned

DAYS and SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; flexible scheduling to accommodate for regular evening and weekend hours based on event programming and operational needs.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of leadership practices and techniques
  • Experience in developing and implementing student programming/activities in a higher education setting, including workshops, presentations and events
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles
  • Experience in training college/university students for leadership roles and the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with student and professional staff
  • Experience in program development and implementation
  • Experience in coordinating and prioritizing work and activities of self and others
  • Experience in university policy interpretation
  • Experience in working with a diverse population
  • Evidence of effective communication, including basic desktop publishing experience

Working Environment

  • Sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Work collaboratively across various departments within the University as well as with diverse populations and groups
  • Use computers effectively – including inputting, reviewing and retrieving information, extended periods of viewing screen and using mouse and keyboard
  • Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Walk throughout campus for meetings or events, regardless of the weather
  • Work collaboratively to achieve objectives
  • Climb stairs in locations with no elevator, such as with the mezzanine level of the MU, or Irish Hall
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.

Department Statement

The purpose of Student Connection and Community is to provide a holistic approach to the student experience, recognize and affirm each student as individuals, and demonstrate the interconnectivity between our students and the communities they influence.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Employment Verification Statement

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Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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