Coordinator of Student Engagement & Leadership

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME, USA
  • Oct 05, 2021
Full time Student Affairs

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Coordinator of Student Engagement & Leadership Campus: Gorham City, State: Gorham ME Department: Residential Life - PRSLF Bargaining Unit: UMPSA Salary Band/Wage Band: 03 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 p.m., weekends and evenings as necessary Statement of Job:

Are you interested in promoting the benefits of student involvement as a learning experience?  Do you want to enhance the college experience by providing welcoming, intellectual, and social opportunities that engage students in the daily life of USM? 

Student Engagement and Leadership is one of most integral departments in Student Affairs at the University of Southern Maine.  We work directly with students each day and encourage academic success, interpersonal and social growth, and leadership development.  Our holistic approach to student engagement encompasses the importance of student development theory as well as USM's service promise of "Student Focused Every Day." 

The University of Southern Maine and the Department of Student Engagement & Leadership seeks applicants for the position of Coordinator of Student Engagement & Leadership.  The Coordinator position is a 12-month, full time position located on the Portland Campus.  The position requires a blended form of professional autonomy and teamwork while being a part of an eclectic group of offices within Student Engagement & Leadership. 

The Coordinator of Student Engagement & Leadership will develop and implement programs that focus on the social, educational, recreational, wellness, diverse, and inclusive needs of our students. They will assist in the facilitation of leadership opportunities for students that includes leadership workshops, developmental training, conferences, and events.  The Coordinator will provide leadership and support to all student clubs, entities, and organizations, assisting with onboarding new student organizations, event management, and collaborating with student organization faculty/staff advisors. The Coordinator collaborates with students and staff to facilitate student success, enhance the quality of campus life, foster leadership and create an inclusive and welcoming campus environment.

The University is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff.  We welcome applicants who are multilingual and strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. 

We live our USM Service Promise, "Student Focused Every Day," and we are looking for employees who understand that promise and support our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

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Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of adequate experience in college student leadership, student engagement, group facilitation skills, and supervision, or related experience.
  • Valid Maine Driver's License

Other Information:

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

Benefits Information Summary

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To Apply: 

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application.  You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by Friday, October 29, 2021.  We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

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).

 

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