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Transfer Student Program Coordinator

The Transfer Student Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and administering Transfer Orientation and Welcome Programs. They will assist in planning, overseeing, implementing, and evaluating the above programs through the effective and efficient use of personnel, funding, resources, communications, and campus partners. The Transfer SPC will work together with 4 other Student Program Coordinators as a team to implement training and programs. Applications will have the opportunity to identify a preferred area of focus: Freshman Orientation, Welcome Week, and Transfer Orientation programs.

Office Responsibilities

  • Offer support and assistance to professional staff through engagement in various projects.
  • Pursuing an active role in managing and maintaining front desk operations, including answering phone calls.
  • Supporting office initiatives and events related to the matriculation process.
  • Balancing academic responsibilities with the requirements of the position.

Position-Specific Responsibilities

  • Recruitment, selection, supervision, and training of student leadership roles including Orientation Leaders, Welcome Week Leaders, and Transfer Student Leaders
  • Planning and delivering of student leader trainings
  • Program documentation
  • Active communication with peers and supervisor

Timeline of Responsibilities

October-December (20 hours/week)

  • Assist in the coordination of the Transfer Student Leader leadership development training
  • Assist in STE event planning + execution
  • Assist the Assistant Director of Orientation in planning for January 2021 orientation programming 

January-April (20-25 hours/week)

  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of 15 Transfer Student Leaders
  • Implement Transfer Student Leader leadership development training
  • Assist in STE event planning + execution

May-July (40-50 hours/week)

  • Plan and implement summer orientation training for Transfer Student Leaders
  • Implement Transfer Orientation

July-September (40-50 hours/week)

  • Implement Transfer Orientation
  • Assist in oversight of the Transfer Track for Welcome Week
  • Provide Welcome Program support and duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Four semesters of completed coursework at university/college level
  • Prior experiences as an Orientation Leader or Transfer Student Leader preferred, or upper level leadership training and development
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 to be maintained throughout employment and reviewed each semester
  • Enrolled full time (13 credits) as a student through fall semester 2020
  • Not enrolled in classes past 3:00pm on Wednesday nights in spring 2021
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Prior event programming experience
  • Strong organizational, administrative, customer service, and leadership skills including the ability to effectively communicate, delegate, and work to develop a team
  • Ability to receive and delegate tasks
  • Can positively receive and utilize constructive feedback
  • Self-motivated and possesses a desire to work in a flexible team and focused atmosphere
  • Availability during the Fall, Spring, and Summer to be able to fill the required hours of the position

Experience

Through this experience, Student Program Coordinators will:

  • Learn to work in a challenging environment, demonstrating flexibility and problem-solving skills
  • Develop a sense of responsibility and professionalism through work with the OTE professional and student staff, Orientation Leaders, Transfer Student Leaders, and Welcome Week Leaders
  • Cultivate accountability through timely and quality completion of work
  • Gain experience in setting and meeting personal and professional goals
  • Work independently and interdependently with other Student Program Coordinators, supervisors, and other OTE staff to make progress toward goals
  • Demonstrate personal strengths and improve upon weaknesses to enhance self-confidence and promote confidence in others

Application

1. Schedule and attend a preliminary interest meeting by Friday, July 31st. 

  • Schedule and attend a required preliminary interest meeting with Amy Lintner, Assistant Director of Orientation.
  • This meeting can be in-person or over the phone/Skype. It is intended to discuss your interest in the role, the strengths you would bring to the position, and any potential concerns about your candidacy.
  • You are not bound to apply for the SPC position if you schedule a preliminary interest meeting. 
  • Demonstrate personal strengths and improve upon weaknesses to enhance self-confidence and promote confidence in others

2. Complete the application.

  • Please fill out your application for this position through Qualtrics.
  • The deadline to submit an application for the Transfer SPC position is Wednesday, August 5th. Interviews will take place the week of August 10th for those who are offered an interview.
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