TERMS/COMPENSATION: The position is temporary and runs from June 10, 2019 to August 1, 2019. Salary is $15 per hour. Housing and a meal stipend are provided. The EOF Summer Staff Coordinator will be expected to work up to 35 hours per week. Evenings and weekends required.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the direct supervision of the Director of EOF, the EOF Summer Staff Coordinator assists with the overall coordination of the EOF Summer Program. The EOF Summer Staff Coordinator assists with the oversight of, academic support, leadership programming and career development components that target the mission and goals of the EOF Summer Program. This is a live-in position.
DUTIES: • Assists with the supervision, training and evaluation of the student supplemental instruction leaders and tutors. • Oversees Resident Programming Assistant (RPA) program planning and delivery of proposed summer events. • Responsible for the overall supervision of the EOF Summer Study Institute. • Responsible for the daily administrative functions to include updating and compiling daily reports. • Develops Pre-Freshmen Summer Studies Program events calendar. • Coordinates and participates in the Pre-Freshmen Summer Program orientation weekend activities. • Coordinates EOF Summer Program orientation. • Assists with the coordination of the EOF summer career exposure programs and escorts students to off campus work sites. • Serves as lead point person for events. • Coordinates the selection process for project volunteers and supervises volunteers. • Assists with the documentation records of event arrangements to include correspondence, promotional materials, programs and budget materials. • Assists office manager with main office related duties. • Assists with the preparation of area budgets, secures all budgetary approvals, arranges for disbursement of funds to cover project expenses and completes expenditure reports. • Serves as teaching assistant for EOF Summer Seminar course and Academic Modules. • Attends and supervises selected weekday and weekend events. • Assists with the coordination of the EOF Transitions Workshop. • Prepares written agendas and conducts RPA programming-related staff meetings. • Constructs weekly reports and forwards to supervisor. • Attends periodic in-service training sessions on/off campus conferences, workshops/seminars. • Attends selected summer planning meetings. • Other duties are assigned. • Required to drive students to events/train station using a Ramapo van.
Required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey
Must successfully complete a Defensive Driver course offered by the College
EXPERIENCE: Preferred candidates should have at least one-year work experience in student staff supervision and training. Event planning and program development experience/knowledge is required. The preferred candidate should be knowledgeable about the EOF Program and summer studies program.
QUALIFICATIONS: Rising college seniors and/or college graduates are encouraged to apply. Experience in student services, first year experience, student development, programming, residence life, multi-cultural affairs is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills a must and a demonstrated commitment to student success a plus. All applicants must be in good academic and student conduct standing with Ramapo College of New Jersey.
SKILLS REQUIRED: • Excellent written, leadership, management, organizational, and interpersonal skills • Ability to multi-task in a hectic and demanding work environment • Presentation skills a plus
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 108520640
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."