The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA's Annual Security Reports The Student Life Office provides student engagement activities including, but not limited to, social and cultural events, involvement in student clubs and organizations, and developing student leadership opportunities for NOVA students. The office also develops training and recognition programs for student leaders and coordinates travel and volunteer opportunities for NOVA students at the Annandale Campus. This position is responsible for working with the Student Life Manager to plan, implement, facilitate and assess student events including cultural, educational, social, wellness, and volunteerism-based programming both on and off campus. Keystone events and programs include: Hispanic Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month, Black History Month, Women's History Month, Asian Pacific American Month, Drug and Alcohol Awareness Programming, NOVA Day, Spring Fling, and Finals Prep Week. Due to the nature of the position, they will spend significant time advising students on program planning, academic and interpersonal issues and leadership roles. They may serve as a mediator for interpersonal and organizational conflicts among students or between faculty club advisors and student leaders. The position will also assist with training student staff on department policies and best practices. This position also ensures proper execution of purchases and generates contracts adhering to NOVA, VCCS and Commonwealth of Virginia policies procedures and laws. Communicates with vendors as needed to be compliant with rules and regulations and secure the best price for services. Develop creative marketing and promotional materials for Student Life events. Work a flexible schedule including mornings, nights, and weekends as needed to support Student Life initiatives. Assist Student Services staff as needed, and make referrals to campus and community resources as necessary. Other duties include: Submit and track department purchases through eVA electronic procurement system; process purchase requisitions, reimbursements, PCard reconciliations, and all other purchasing-related procedures for campus-sponsored events; assist with proper reconciliation of department accounts.
KSAs: • Knowledge of and skills in computer usage, including Microsoft Office Outlook, and the use of the internet to complete research. • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. • Ability to establish goals and make decisions based on program and institutional policies. • Ability to communicate effectively with various populations orally and in writing. • Ability to plan, execute, and assess activities and programs for college students. • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, faculty and staff members. • Ability to advise students on program development and management, purchasing, college policies and procedures, and regulations related to student life programming. • Ability to supervise and work with students and faculty advisors in campus organizations. • Ability to work effectively with a highly diverse student population. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a diverse student population. • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely manner. • Ability to work nights and weekends. • Ability to coordinate and facilitate collaborations with student groups, academic departments, administrative departments, and the community • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. • Strong customer service skills. Required Qualifications: •Associate's degree in a relevant field or combination of equivalent applicable experience or training or education. •Previous experience with event planning, or related work experience.
Internal Number: 34557
About Northern VA Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.