Student Government Leadership Coordinator

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Dec 23, 2022
Full time Student Affairs

Job Description

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Student Government Leadership Coordinator

Job ID: 252585
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Location

Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Office of Student Government

Job Summary

Manage the operation and organization of the Student Government Association (SGA).

Coordination and advising are provided to members on all Georgia Southern campuses.

Responsibilities
  • Create and coordinate training of student leaders on a recurring and ongoing basis
  • Coordinate and assist in organizational processes for SGA including, but not limited to elections, student qualifications, and annual organizational renewal
  • Organize and assist in facilitating events that help SGA members learn their roles, grow in their learning, offer presence to prospective students and their families, and recognize their service
  • Assist with campus-wide initiatives such as Voter Friendly Campus
  • Develop and implement a consistent communication strategy for marketing and outreach of SGA
  • Manage and solve problems as they arise, using discretion on different levels of decision-making, knowing when to involve others appropriately
  • Provide direction and support to the elected leadership on budget development and expenditure protocol for improved effectiveness and efficiency
  • Coordinate with administrative support staff the administrative processes of officer stipends, student/student organization refunds, vendor payments, and student travel
  • Represent the department at campus recruitment events
  • Supervise graduate assistant(s)


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience which could include professional work experience, graduate assistantship experience, and/or appropriate collegiate experience


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
  • Experience within Higher Education and working with college students and student organizations
  • Experience working in an environment that interacts with multiple, diverse, and varied constituencies


Proposed Salary

$19.95 per hour

This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Professional References


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills


Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Application review may begin on December 11, 2022.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Travel required between campuses


Background Check
  • Standard + Education & DMV


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=252585&PostingSeq=1






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