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Student Life Outreach Coordinator

Posted: 05/12/2024

Student Life Outreach Coordinator

Student Life Outreach Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION: Administrative

STATUS: Part-time, Exempt

PAYRANGE: $20-$21/Hour

DEPARTMENT: Student Life

LOCATION: Grand Rapids - Lettinga campus

REPORTS TO: Director of Student Life

SUMMARY:

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. Additionally, this role will develop and maintain partnerships with local non-profits in order to provide volunteer opportunities for the Davenport community. The position collaborates with the Student Life team. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University's mission, vision, and values which include diversity, equity and inclusion.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• 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.
• Create and develop volunteer opportunities for the Davenport University community, including Days of Service.
• Serve as an advisor for student-based volunteer organizations and committees.
• Collaborate with Athletics and Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) to inform them of service opportunities.
• Develop, maintain, and expand relationships with relevant community nonprofits and stakeholders.
• Provide oversight and assessment for the Panther Resource Closet and Pantry, including utilization, inventory, and donations.
• Develop materials to increase awareness and education surrounding basic needs insecurity.
• Create an outreach system for students experiencing basic needs insecurity at Davenport, including community referral to local organizations, in addition to state and federal resources.
• Collaborate with other faculty and staff members to execute opportunities, increase awareness, and assess initiatives.
• Solicit donations to sustain and grow basic needs resources for the PRC.
• Partner with large-scale Student Life events.
• Provides GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers.
• Demonstrate and promote the University Cultural Values.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in related field (completed or in-progress) preferred.
• Student development and higher education experience preferred.
• Experience working with non-profits and community agencies preferred.
• 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.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems (PC and mainframe). Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.
• Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the University.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
• Must be able to work an irregular schedule, evenings or Saturday as needed, additional hours during peak times or as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Business office environment. Prolonged sitting and standing. Use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain). Some travel between locations required (own transportation). No regular lifting requirements, occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

SCHEDULE:

Part-time role working up to 28 hours per week from August through May. Flexibility with consistent schedule with possibility of one virtual day each week.

To apply, visit
Business office environment. Prolonged sitting and standing. Use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain). Some travel between locations required (own transportation). No regular lifting requirements, occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

SCHEDULE:

Part-time role working up to 28 hours per week from August through May. Flexibility with consistent schedule with possibility of one virtual day each week.

To apply, visit
Business office environment. Prolonged sitting and standing. Use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain). Some travel between locations required (own transportation). No regular lifting requirements, occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

SCHEDULE:

Part-time role working up to 28 hours per week from August through May. Flexibility with consistent schedule with possibility of one virtual day each week.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5254744

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