Lynn University
  • 26-Sep-2020 to 29-Nov-2020 (EST)
  • Student Involvement
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Summary

Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.

As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Coordinator of Student Involvement.

The Coordinator of Student Involvement is primarily responsible for the intentional programming efforts focused on the social, educational and overall development of our students. Efforts will support the mission of the University and the goals of the Division of Student Affairs and the Center for Student Involvement. This individual will work closely with students to provide quality programming and intentional developmental opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

CSI Programming

This position is primarily responsible for the planning, development, execution, and assessment of programming efforts within the department. Programs may include on-campus and off-campus events that are focused on social, cultural, leadership, and personal development. A variety of approaches for providing developmental opportunities within our community is expected though the efforts put forth in this role. Administrative tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Logistical oversight for all programs offered by the Center for Student Involvement, the Student Activities Board and other student clubs/organizations, including setting up, removing, and storing all equipment
  • Maintaining the activities calendar for the Center
  • Negotiation and review of all business contracts related to the programs offered by the Center; and Budget Management

Student Activities Board

This position is responsible serving as the primary advisor to the Student Activities Board.

  • Oversee the selection and training process of the Student Activities Board;
  • Create calendar of events with SAB
  • Supervise SAB members with the contract and vendor process
  • Train SAB members about event planning and execution
  • Oversee all of the SAB events
  • Budget Management

Student Clubs and Organizations

This position is provides direct administrative oversight to all registered student clubs and organizations on campus.

  • Creates training for all Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Maintains policies and procedures for organizations to follow
  • Approval of all pre-event planning forms for programs submitted by clubs/organizations
  • Works with Advisors to support student organizations

Assessment

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of assessment strategies for areas of responsibility to measure effectiveness and satisfaction. This position will be integral in the strategic planning for all operations within the Center for Student Involvement.

Policy/Procedure Development

The Coordinator of Student Involvement aides in the development of departmental policies and procedures related to programs and services. The development of these items will be in conjunction with his/her colleagues within the department.

Professionalism

The Coordinator of Student Involvement is a professional staff member at the University. As such, this individual will maintain a high level of professionalism including, but not limited to behavior, attire, and representation of self and the University at all times. Additionally:

  • Follow-through with all responsibilities and communications in a timely manner;
  • Keep accurate records of events, programs, budgets, evaluations
  • Complete the appropriate assessment of programs and functions
  • Develop appropriate, professional relationships with students and colleagues (internal and external)
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with students
  • Embrace an "open door" approach to communicating with students to assist with ideas, issues, and concerns relating to leadership and student life 

Other

  • This position requires that the Coordinator of Student Involvement is available on evenings and weekends to complete position requirements as necessary
  • Assist with campus wide programming efforts as needed, as well as major departmental and divisional initiatives
  • Assist in the management of the physical facilities of the Lynn Student Center through the coordination of activities, maintaining equipment, enforcing University policy and reporting issues to the appropriate department
  • Serve on University committees and task forces as assigned
  • Administer all other duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs or equivalent
  • Direct practical experience with student leadership, community service/civic engagement, student organizations and programming within an institution of higher education
  • Knowledge of student development theory
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong desire and ability to work with students

 Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, titleixcoordinator@lynn.edu, or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.

 

 

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