Student Employment Coordinator

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Portland, ME
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Careers Services & Placement

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Student Employment Coordinator Campus: Portland City, State: Portland, ME Department: Human Resources System - SOHR Bargaining Unit: UMPSA Salary Band/Wage Band: 4 Work Schedule: regular, full-time Statement of Job:

If you have experience working in HR and are passionate about developing employment opportunities for students, then this opportunity is for you! The University of Southern Maine is seeking applicants for the position of Student Employment Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources.

USM student employment focuses on learning and seeks to connect work with academics, develop students' professional and leadership skills and provides opportunities to apply what students are learning to real-life situations. Student employment not only provides students with income through Federal Work-Study and other programs and grants, it contributes to student persistence and retention-meaning students who are engaged with on-campus work are more successful in their studies and are more likely to graduate.

The Student Employment Coordinator will work with Human Resources & Payroll, Student Financial Services and other USM departments to support and further develop a professional student-employment program by advocating for on-campus employment and internships, identifying challenges and opportunities in employment, coordinating programmatic initiatives and leading process improvement and other projects. The Coordinator will also work directly with students to help connect them to on-campus employment opportunities.

USM has an institutional-wide commitment to our service promise to be Student Focused Every Day. We are looking for colleagues who are passionate and committed to our core values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness. We are committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff and welcome applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

USM is located in Portland Maine's metro area that is home to over half a million people with a lively, livable community nationally known for its arts and culture, outdoor recreation, beautiful beaches, and amazing food. Over 60 languages and dialects are spoken in the greater Portland area alone!

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Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or international degree equivalency.
  • At least one year experience in Human Resources.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully plan and execute programmatic and process improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with care and discretion.

Other Information:

Annual salary: $45,000

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes paid time off (holidays, vacation and sick), health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short- and long term disability insurance, a tuition waiver program for employees and eligible dependents, a 403(b) retirement plan and more.

This position is based on our Portland Campus with occasional travel to our Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn campuses.

Benefits Information Summary

Want to know more about employment, benefits and local resources? Our Employment webpage has additional information to help you become more familiar with developing a new career at USM as well as exploring everything the Greater Southern Maine area has to offer.

To apply:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application and upload the following:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter including a statement (or a separate document) describing your experience with diversity, equity and inclusion and how it might apply to this position
  • Finalist candidates will be asked to provide names and contact information for three references

All required materials must be submitted by June 27, 2021.   We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

When inquiring or applying for positions at the University of Southern Maine, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Southern Maine and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

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