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Student Life Coordinator - Douglasville & Paulding sites

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description
Job Description Summary

This position’s primary responsibility is to coordinate student life activities for two instruction sites of Georgia Highlands College.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

•Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field
•Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years
•Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Key Responsibilities

•Participates in the development and execution of a comprehensive student life plan for both day and evening students
•Encourages, supervises and facilitates the creation of new student organizations
•Coordinates all aspects of new student orientation
•Cultivates extra-curricular and co-curricular activities that contribute to student success
•Coordinates the logistics and facilitate the training of organizational advisors and student leaders
•Develops and evaluates methods of publicizing student programs, events and activities
•Implements programs to promote student involvement; assesses and analyzes student needs, interests and events to include into future planning
•Assists in the coordination of student leadership programs
•Advises student government and acts as liaison between students and administration; selects and trains student representatives for college committees
•Coordinates the student judicial process for code of conduct and academic integrity violations and enforcement
•Coordinates campus wellness, intramural and recreational activities
•Plans and facilitates student travel opportunities for field trips, conferences, and other excursions
•Serves as a member of the Student Life departmental team and assists other locations as needed
•Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Knowledge of event/program planning, development, implementation and assessment
•Knowledge of USG Board of Regents and institutional policies and guidelines
•Knowledge of budget management practices
•Knowledge of student development theory and practices
•Knowledge of leadership theory, training and program instruction
•Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
•Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
•Skill in oral and written communication

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