Leads and assists in the design and facilitation of leadership training for new student leaders including conference and event planning, trips and treks, corporate sponsorship and alumni relations, and calendar planning.
Works with student leaders to ensure that they comply with the Universityâ™s policies regarding fund raising and use of group funds.
Liaises with student groups for sponsorship solicitation, securing of funds, tracking and record-keeping.
Coordinates and implements social programs such as tours, games, and events.
Manages student group conferences and programming calendars.
Acts as a resource to student leaders through all aspects of event planning for conferences, panels, networking, and career presentations, including contract processing and on-site event coordination.
Develops and implements Full-Time MBA Program wide-events, including but not limited to, ReOrientation, Convocation, Treks/Trips, Orientation+, and Celebration.
Assists with Spring Convocation Weekend, a celebratory weekend for graduates and their guests by organizing social events, receptions, mock classes, and faculty involvement.
Engages Career Services, Alumni Relations and Advancement, Corporate Relations, and the Evening/Weekend Program office in the transition and progression of student leaders each academic year.
Supports the Associate Dean, Student Life/Dean of Students in special projects as assigned.
Guides students and staff to develop and implement activities, programs, and initiatives related to student life, and/or community involvement.
Uses in-depth knowledge and experience to recommend concepts for programming to leaders of various organizations and programs.
Communicates and discusses contract terms with outside vendors. Administers contracts. Maintains organizational records and archives relevant information and program materials. Receives a minimal level of guidance and direction.
Markets student activities programming throughout the year. Develops and implements protocols for evaluating the effectiveness of programs.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum three years of experience in student personnel or business administration.
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills.
Work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, all while achieving key objectives resulting in desired outcomes.
Excellent strategic planning, exercise good judgement, and a strong attention to detail.
Work under pressure during seasonal high volume skills.
Handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts in a multitude of communication methods i.e., in person, email, phone.
Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.
Work evening and weekends when needed.
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