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Student Life Outreach Coordinator

Posted: 08/13/2023

Student Life Outreach Coordinator

Student Life Outreach Coordinator

LOCATION: W.A. Lettinga Campus - Grand Rapids, Michigan*

*** This is a Part Time Position***

DEPARTMENT: Student Life

TARGET PAY: $18-$20/hr

The Role:

This position is responsible for the on-going support and development for student organizations, in addition to connecting students with involvement opportunities. The position will also provide support, oversight, and assessment for the Panther Resource Closet (PRC) and Pantry, in addition to educating students about food/basic needs insecurity and making connections to campus and community resources in order increase awareness and reduce stigma. The position will also provide additional support to Student Life as needed. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University's mission, vision, and values which include diversity, equity and inclusion.

These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University's mission, vision, and values which include diversity, equity and inclusion.

You Will:

• Provide oversight for Registered Student Organizations including organizational growth and development, program planning, funding, and leadership opportunities.
• Assist in connecting students with various involvement opportunities and resources.
• Provide oversight and assessment for the Panther Resource Closet and Pantry, including utilization, inventory, and donations.
• Create an outreach system for students experiencing basic needs insecurity at Davenport, including referrals to local organizations, in addition to state and federal resources.
• Develop marketing materials to increase awareness and education surrounding basic needs insecurity.
• Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and communicate data and metrics in a clear and concise format.
• Solicit donations to sustain and grow basic needs resources for the PRC.

You will love this job if you are: Able to form and maintain relationships with both students and outside organizations.

Awesome if You Have/are:

• A Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
• Student development and higher education experience
• Knowledgeable about poverty and food insecurity as it impacts college students.
• Experience working with computer spreadsheets and data tracking.
• Familiarity with various marketing/promotional strategies to engage students, including social media.

Extra Awesome If You Have:

• A Master's Degree or in progress in a related field.
• Experience working with nonprofits and community agencies

Our culture, benefits and perks Empower U with:

• Freedom to grow. We offer free or reduced tuition for staff, spouses and dependents. Nationally recognized internal training and leadership programs, and career development. Is your program not available at DU? Ask about Tuition Assistance.
• A caring culture DU values work-life balance and offers generous and flexible paid time off, 403(b) with an employer contribution plus the opportunity for an additional employer match with an employee contribution, paid volunteer time off, relocation benefits and more…
• A Healthier U. Wellness program, free use of Athletic Facilities, Employee Discounts, and access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP.)

Diversity and Inclusion:

At Davenport, we believe that engaging diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to achieving educational and institutional excellence. We invite you to join us as we band together to create an environment of equity and inclusivity that leverages diverse life experiences, ideas, backgrounds and perspectives. We respect diversity and are committed to fostering an environment of support, inclusiveness and learning, both in the workplace and throughout the application process. With that in mind, we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including people of color, people with disabilities, Veterans and the LGBTQ + community. We recognize that not all job seekers have all the preferred qualifications listed in the job ad, but we strongly recommend that you apply if you meet most of the criteria.

About Davenport University:

At Davenport University, we know what it takes to be successful. With over 155 years of providing quality education under our belts, thousands of Davenport graduates are making an impact on the world with the knowledge and skills they learned here. Our team of faculty and staff collaborate to make this possible. Joining DU means growing and advancing your own career, while making a lasting impact on our students, colleagues and the communities in which we serve.

Would you like to be part of our success? It all starts here!

EEO-Davenport University is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of a person(s) national origin, race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, transgender identity, veteran or military status, marital status, height, weight, genetic information, and any other category or classification protected by law.

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