Job Identification: 786 Locations: , , , , Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: Student Services
The Highlights As part of the Office of Student Involvement at DePaul, the Coordinator for Campus Activities provides leadership and direction for activities and events at the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses. These activities and events strategically enhance campus life and student engagement to build community, connectedness and student learning at DePaul. This position will work in a co-advisor model to advise the DePaul Activities Board (DePaul's student-led programming board), assist in planning and execution of campus traditions and affinity building programs, and other student involvement experiences. This position is responsible for the development, management, execution and evaluation of university-wide programs sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement. This role reports to the Assistant Director of Student Involvement within the Division of Student Affairs.
What You'll Do:
Collaborate and coordinate university-wide campus traditions & affinity programs on both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses, such as Midnight Breakfast, Welcome Week, Ugly Sweater Party, and more.
Advise and direct the activities and programs of the DePaul Activities Board (DAB). Serve as a co-advisor to assist students in setting the overall programmatic vision for DAB. Provide supervision, guidance and leadership development to 11 executive board members and committee coordinators, as well as over 50 members of the organization.
Collaborate on various Student Involvement, divisional and university committees and projects.
Responsible for a budget totaling up to $500,000, as well as contract negotiation and management on behalf of the university.
What You'll Need:
Master's Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field.
At least 1-2 years experience in advising college students and advising student organizations and working with diverse populations preferred (2 years of graduate experience will equate to one year of professional experience).
Experience with planning large campus events or working with a programming board strongly preferred.
Budget management experience preferred.
Experience supervising others preferred.
Ability to facilitate leadership development and conversations with student leaders.
Ability to manage multiple tasks, handle multiple priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; demonstrate initiative.
Ability to engage collaboratively with departmental team and university areas.
Ability to effectively communicate with students and colleagues in writing, verbally, and in presentations.
Ability to develop professional relationships and engage collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and university partners.
Ability to develop effective training sessions and modules for large groups of student leaders.
Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Matching retirement plan up of 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
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DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.