Experience advising students or student organizations in a higher education/university environment
Experience in event planning, coordinating, and program management related to campus activities and/or student organizations on a college campus
Ability to coordinate a variety of work activities and work as part of a team
Experience in program and budget assessment
Availability to work evenings and weekends
Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel or related field
Experience facilitating risk management and crisis response education to student and/or student organizations
Experience conducting workshops and training sessions for student organizations members and/or advisors to student organizations
Experience with individual or organization conduct investigations
Job Description: The Student Development Specialist II (SDS II) supports and develops programs and services for registered student organization leaders and advisors, oversees student organization funding processes, and coordinates risk management education. The SDS II supports campus activities programming. The SDS II develops and supervises the Student Involvement Associates who manage the front desk and provide student organization consultations and programming support. The SDS II will also be tasked with programming and assisting with events such as electioneering and expressive activity.
Job Duties: Responsible for Student Organization Development Responsible for planning, creating, and implementing a comprehensive student organization member and advisor development program. Responsible for implementing and managing state-mandated risk management training for student organizations. Responsible for student organization registration process. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and staffing signature programs (i.e. organization fairs, recognition programs, awards programs, etc.). Serve as support for Market Days, vendor fair supporting student organization funding. Manage student organization funding process. Support Campus Activities Advising and Programming Responsible for co-supporting chartered student organization related to campus activities (i.e. Student Association for Campus Activities).Responsible for Budget ManagementEnsure fiscal responsibility, effective planning, effective use of resources, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and University policies and procedures. Create end-of-year reports for assigned functional area.Manage fee budgets, as assigned.Supervise, develop, and train student involvement associatesResponsible for training, developing, and supervising student involvement associates responsible for front-desk operations, customer service, and student organization programming and student organization consultations.Responsible for Expressive Activity and Demonstrations SupportSupport, respond, and enforce free speech, expressive activity, and assembly related to Texas Senate Bill 18 and federal law. Serve as a primary responder to small-scale/low-level campus expressive activity. Serve as a member of the expressive activity team addressing elevated expressive activity on campus. Support Student Organization Conduct Processes Mediate student organization grievances. Serve as an organization conduct investigator, as needed. Support associate director in facilitating education, training, and completion of sanctions for student organizations found in violation. Support Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Model a strong understanding of and appreciation for the University’s, Division’s, and Department’s priorities related to creating inclusive and equitable environments, policies, services, and programming. Support all Departmental Responsibilities Actively participate in departmental programs and projects designed to support the mission and goals of the university, division, and department. Actively participate as a member of the Division of Student Affairs. Serve on committees and task forces, as assigned. Other duties as requested or required, whether or not specifically mentioned in this job description.
Additional Information to Applicants: This job may require after hour/weekend events.
Job Open Date: 06/23/2022
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM
Posting Notices: YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. , YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES.
Legal and Required Notices: Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. br> Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
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Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
About Texas State and San Marcos: Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff
Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Why work @ Texas State? • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.