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Masters in Student Development, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field.
Minimum of three years experience working with students in an advisory role. Two years of relevant Graduate Assistantship work may count as one required year.
Demonstrated experience with engagement and advising of students in a co-curricular setting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Advising & Training
Advise and support 400+ student organizations on organizational leadership and educational programs.
Advise and train 30 Club Council student leaders – a student-led governing group that oversees student organizations – on university policies and allocation of university funds; advise Club Council on campus programming initiatives including Club Fest (Club Spirit Week) and the Student Organization Leadership Awards.
Serve as primary contact for student organization advisors; develop trainings and workshops to enhance involvement of club advisors in student organization initiatives.
Oversee and maintain Student Organization Resource Center (Club Hub) including supervision and training of undergraduate student assistants (Involvement Assistants) and budgetary management.
Serve as community administrator for online student engagement system AppSync (via Campus Labs Engage platform); develop training curriculum and programs to support the growth and vision of AppSync as a campus-wide tool for student engagement.
Create and coordinate on-going organizational development programs and workshops for student leaders to support their personal and organizational leadership skills.
Plan, advise, and implement campus-wide programs including Appalachian State Homecoming Parade and the Club Expo Involvement Fair for student groups.
Lead the process in creating, editing, and enforcing policies that affect student organizations; ensure adherence by student organizations to departmental, campus, and college regulations, policies, and procedures.
Oversee new student organization recognition process and club allocation process.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.