Student Engagement and Inclusion Coordinator - 12085BR

Student Engagement and Inclusion Coordinator

Edwards Campus
Univ of Kansas Edwards Campus
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The KU Edwards Student Success and Support Services team provides student support, services, and learning experiences that promote student success. The Student Engagement and Inclusion Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive programs provided to KU Edwards undergraduate and graduate students to fulfill the 13 identified learning outcomes for all KU Edwards Campus graduating students. The Coordinator is an educator and advocate for student engagement, social justice, and student success. The Coordinator will collaborate with other Student Success and Support Services staff members and assist the Student Services Manager in the overall coordination of the Welcome Center including its services, programs, and resources. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weeknights and some weekends. The Coordinator will report to the Student Services Manager.

Work Schedule
The work schedule for this position will coincide with student needs and traffic at the KU Edwards Campus with campus service hours of 9am – 7pm Mon-Thur and 8am – 5pm Fridays, including working evening hours and some weekends as needed.

Job Description

Student Engagement Program Development and Execution (35%)
  • Manage student co- and extra-curricular programming activities for the KU Edwards student population based on the KUEC Hallmarks of a KU Edwards Graduate. (1-2 programs per month at KU Edwards Campus and 1 student event each semester at Leavenworth.)
  • Coordinate an approved master event calendar for the academic year with the Student Services team.
  • Coordinate co- and extra-curricular programs with local Community Colleges as part of our transfer student success strategic partnership efforts.
  • Manage Student Services programming budget.
  • Support the “Knowledge Now Series” with key partners in the Leavenworth Community.
  • Collaborate with program academic success coaches and leaders/faculty on program-specific KUEC Hallmark programming once each semester for each degree program.
  • Collaborate with other university departments and organizations on student learning outcomes for programming such as SAPEC, University Bookstore, KU Writing Center etc.
  • Collaborate with off-campus organizations if/when programming learning outcomes require external stakeholders such as Harvesters, MOCSA, Johnson County Libraries etc.
  • Support student organizations including but not limited to Student Advisory Council, BSW Student Association and others that develop.
  • Create and facilitate experiential learning or training opportunities for KUEC students as requested by KU Edwards programs and/or faculty.
New Student Orientation Coordination (30%)
  • Coordinate New Student Orientation prior to each academic term for undergraduate and graduate student populations.
  • Track student success and persistence data related to NSO program participation and learning outcomes.
  • Develop appropriate online, pre-orientation, and new student enrollment learning and engagement systems to support new student onboarding experience and learning outcomes.
  • Coordinate with coaching and advising teams as well as student support units at KU to provide students timely and updated support information and resources.
KU Edwards Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cabinet Coordination (15%)
  • Support the infrastructure of the KU Edwards DEI Cabinet by coordinating meetings with Cabinet learning opportunities for each meeting.
  • Track membership, sub-team outcomes and metrics for all cabinet goals. Submit monthly activity reports to Cabinet co-chairs for review.
  • Coordinate the Annual Connections, Communities, and Cultural Competency Celebration event for the Cabinet each year.
  • Manage the DEI Cabinet budget.
Student Services (10%)
  • Proctor appointment-based student exams and quizzes in the campus Testing Center in the evenings.
  • Staff the Welcome Center as needed to provide tier 1 and tier 2 student service for prospective and current students.
  • Manage student records on KU student information systems and database/CRM systems.
  • Adhere to KU Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid and Payment policies.
Department and Campus Responsibilities (10%)
  • Attend relevant unit meetings at KUEC or KU Lawrence.
  • Participate in KUEC department and campus meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in relevant professional development annually.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree plus three years of related experience.
  2. Two years of related coordination experience to include demonstrated experience in developing and presenting student programs, workshops, and/or educational materials.
  3. Two years demonstrated customer service experience in a higher education setting.
  4. Strong written communication skills as demonstrated by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Budget management experience.
  2. Experience working directly with college students.
  3. Strong presentation skills demonstrated by public speaking experiences.
  4. Project management or leadership experience.
  5. Experience with Microsoft Office suite including MS Outlook.
  6. Knowledge of policies and procedures of a large university.
  7. Experience with community college or transfer students.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:
  • A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for 3 Professional References

Incomplete applications will not be considered. To ensure consideration apply before the review date.

Application review date begins June 15th, 2018, but will remain open until a qualified pool of applicants is assembled.

Contact Information to Applicants

Misty Chandler

Advertised Salary Range

$37,000- $41,000

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Edwards Campus
Univ of Kansas Edwards Campus
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
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