Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.
The Division of Student Affairs supports the academic mission by educating students as whole persons, promoting their intellectual, moral, spiritual, and social formation; enhancing students' learning and helping to prepare them for lives of discernment, civic engagement, and professional growth; teaching personal responsibility and respect for people of all faiths, cultures, and beliefs; promoting the health and safety of students and others in the University community.
Georgetown University's Center for Student Engagement is committed to providing learning and development opportunities, which complement our Jesuit identity and students' educational experiences. We empower and partner with students to create a vibrant and pluralistic campus community through: leadership opportunities that foster integrity and collaboration; high quality programs that spark curiosity and inspire action; and reflective practice that deepens self-knowledge and awareness.The Center for Student Engagement is a fast paced, student-centered environment. Student contact is extensive and substantive. Staff members work collaboratively within the office and with many other university-wide constituent groups. Staff members are expected to exercise a high degree of responsibility and independent judgment and to work irregular and sometimes long hours.
The Senior Program Coordinator will work with staff in the Center for Student Engagement to advise students and student organizations in programming, organizational and leadership development and will design programs to involve students in campus life and co-curricular learning experiences. This position is responsible for oversight of the Advisory Board for Club Sports, and a subset of club sports and Student Activities Commission (SAC) organizations, and their associated activities, and is responsible for designing and implementing the Blueprint Student Organization Training for student organization officers, among other training initiatives for the department.
Duties of the Senior Program Coordinator include but are not limited to:
Advise Student Organizations
Advise and support a broad range of student organizations, including, but not limited to, political and social interest groups, cultural and ethnic-based groups, academic clubs, and social organizations for the purpose of achieving positive, developmental-based outcomes for student leadership and learning.
Assist students and student organizations in developing and implementing programs and activities that attract participation, use resources widely, educate community members, and contribute to the vibrancy of campus life; regularly attend student organization events and programs
Provide guidance to student leaders on tasks including but not limited to programming, leadership training, organizational development, membership recruitment and retention, budgeting and financial stewardship, and administrative processes.
Advise club sports teams in areas related to team development and recruiting, risk management, travel, facilities scheduling, equipment management, and administrative and budget management. Develop and promote risk management practices for club sports teams.
Design and Implement Training Initiatives
Coordinate the Blueprint Student Organization Officer Training, including, scheduling of training dates, all associated logistics, facilitation, program assessment, and development of training materials in print and online
Coordinate and facilitate training series and organizational development opportunities for student organizations and their officers; including but not limited to, programming, leadership training, organizational development, membership recruitment and retention, budgeting and financial stewardship, and administrative processes, using departmental learning objectives and outcomes.
Develop and deliver hazing prevention and awareness initiatives to undergraduate student body and clubs and organizations in conjunction with the Associate Director for Student Engagement.
Supervise Graduate Assistant
Provide supervision and support to the Graduate Assistant; hold regular meetings with the Graduate Assistance, provide regular feedback, and conduct bi-annual performance evaluations
Recruit, interview, hire, onboard and train Graduate Assistant
Advise Administrative Groups and Programs
Advise the Advisory Board for Club Sports with particular attention to the policies and processes they implement for the club sports organizations they oversee, as well as funding allocation, evaluation, policy development, and approval of new club sports teams.
Other Duties as Assigned
Participate in departmental, divisional, and university-wide committees, as needed. Assistance with departmental, divisional, and University events, as needed. Additional unforeseen projects related to the Center for Student Engagement's core work.
A Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs or related discipline
1-2 years post-Master's experience
Experience in leading or advising student organizations, student activities, and event planning
Experience in advising students in co-curricular matters to enhance learning and development
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About Georgetown University
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