The Center for Student Engagement invites applications for a Student Union Coordinator. Review of applications will begin in March, with and anticipated start date of July 13, 2020. Duties will include:
Serve in Student Affairs as part of the new Center for Student Engagement, which provides services including orientation and first year programs, leadership development and student activities, fraternity and sorority support, student union building operations, and community and civic engagement
Work collaboratively within and beyond this team to contribute to a vibrant student life program that centers the Student Union as the heart of the campus
Oversee day to day operations of the Student Union for all building reservations and operations and assist with the overall management of the facility which includes three event venues, 12 small meeting rooms, and a dance studio
Serve as the primary contact for students and campus department events, and liaison with conference services for outside clients
Manage all recruitment, hiring and selection, training, recognition, supervision, and student employment budgets of 30-40 student employees which includes student union managers, office assistants, and student set-up crew
Oversee off-campus and commuter student support services and programming
Coordinate the Trailways Bus Ticket sales program
Assist in the consultation, review, and approval of student club events
Assist in the management of the ENGAGE student club software program
Work will include nights and weekends, as needed, to support programs and departmental on-call rotation schedule
Student and/or professional experience with knowledge in student activities, facilities operations, hospitality management, or college student personnel
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organizational skills
Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
Experience facilitating training programs
Experience with CampusLabs ENGAGE software platform
Experience managing audio-visual and technology equipment
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Electronic submissions required. Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Please apply by visiting https://jobs.newpaltz.edu. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Other Important Information about this vacancy:
This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation. We are a nationally recognized public comprehensive institution located in the heart of a dynamic college town, ninety minutes from New York City. A highly selective and diverse university, we enroll 6,700 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. This fall 48% of our incoming first year students are students of color. We continue to gain national recognition by outlets like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger's Finance, and the Wall Street Journal's survey-driven measure of value in higher education that emphasizes student engagement, outcomes and campus climate, among others. New Paltz's mission and strategic objectives are supported by the core values of academic excellence, regional engagement, diversity and inclusion, and innovation. The term
Internal Number: 1221
About SUNY New Paltz
The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply. The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.