Coordinator Sr. Student Organizations and Leadership

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 13 Jan 2020


Campus: Tempe

Coordinator Senior

Job Description

The Coordinator Sr. is part of the Student Organization and Leadership team at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus which serves more than 800 student organizations.  This position oversees the leadership development efforts for the department by designing, coordinating, and executing programs and initiatives.

Department Name

Memorial Union



VP Code


Grant Funded Position

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

Salary Range

$43,100 - $43,500 per year; DOE

Close Date


Essential Duties

  • Oversees leadership development efforts for student organizations, student leaders, individual members, and advisors.
  • Designs, coordinates, and executes leadership programs that will impact over 800 student organizations and their members.
  • Develops and facilitates workshops, meetings, and conferences for student organizations related to leadership training, risk management education, organizational behavior, event planning strategies etc.
  • Supervises a Management Intern (Graduate Assistant) with a focus on student leadership.
  • Serves as a resource to student organizations through ongoing advisement, support and consultation to student organization leaders.
  • Orients new officers and members about the history and purpose of their organization and assists in future goal setting through transitional workshops and programs.
  • Takes a lead role in planning several departmental events such as Passport to ASU, Distinguished Organization recognition, Women’s Leadership Initiatives,  Passing the Pitchfork, and various involvement fairs.
  • Works to maximize use of software that supports student organizations including SunDevilSync (Engage), Salesforce, etc.
  • Assists in reviewing and updating the Student Organization Handbook and Student Organization Advisor Handbook.
  • Assists student organizations in understanding and interpreting University policy and regulations. 
  • Holds students accountable for roles and responsibilities and addresses inappropriate behavior, specifically those which violate University and student organization policy. 
  • Represents the college/department and serves on various department and university committees; attends seminars, workshops and conferences. 
  • Collaborates with colleagues and campus-wide partners in student affairs, academic colleges, and on other ASU campuses to provide direct support and guidance to student organizations. 
  • Helps promote Spirit, Pride, and Tradition among colleagues and students by implementing and participating in programs that promote ASU Pride. 
  • Work location is primarily at the Tempe Campus; however, incumbent may occasionally be required to travel to off-campus events and other ASU campuses.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) 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.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of college/university student organization advising techniques.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of organizational theory and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of facilitation and instruction techniques.
  • Experience in program development and implementation.
  • Experience in coordinating and prioritizing work and activities.
  • Experience in working with a diverse population.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Experience in advising college/university student groups.
  • Experience in verbal and written communication.

Working Environment

This position provides day-to-day advisement and developmental resources to student organizations, student leaders, individual members, and advisors to increase student impact in creating positive social change at ASU and in the greater community.  This position reports to the Associate Director, Student Engagement – Memorial Union & Student Pavilion.

Department Statement

The Memorial Union, or MU as it is familiarly called, serves as the campus community center for students, faculty, staff and guests of Arizona State University. The four-level building features a variety of programs, services and opportunities for student involvement. The MU also serves as the central meeting and conference center for registered student organizations, campus departments and at various times of the year, for organizations and community businesses.

Since opening its doors in 1956, the MU has undergone a number of renovation projects as well as several additions to original structure, most recently in 2008. Today the building totals about 253,000 square feet which serves a growing student body.

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 80,000 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

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

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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