Provides support in the coordination and supervision of programs in the area to which the job is assigned. May supervise subordinate staff, student employees and/or volunteers.
Primary responsibility will include the advisement of the Red Raider Orientation Crew, including officer & member development, advisor relations, risk management, and overall student group development. Planning and implementation of Red Raider Orientation (students and parents) on the Texas Tech Campus. Unit Coordinator will co-chair the Red Raider Orientation committee. This is considered a frontline position responsible for interacting with Texas Tech Administrators, Faculty, Staff, Students, and their Guests.
This position will support Center for Campus Life staff, including the Assistant Director for Red Raider Orientation as well as the Coordinator for Transfer Red Raider Orientation.
Position will require evening and weekend hours during orientation and can expect to lead initiatives and direct student staff when needs arise.
Provide excellent customer service to prospective students and families. Other duties may include work with assessment, public speaking, crisis response, programming, and directing meetings. Partner with other Center for Campus Life and Division areas to provide programs and services. Coordinator will partner with Undergraduate Admissions and attend Texas Tech recruitment events.
The Unit Coordinator will also be expected to maintain accurate financial records as well as create and publish promotional and marketing materials as needed.
Other programming assistance may include First Year Experience Programming (Convocation, Presidential Reading Program, Raider Welcome, etc.).
Generalist duties and responsibilities associated with the Center for Campus Life are also expected. This includes serving on University or departmental committees as assigned and participating in regional/national conferences as requested. Weekend and evening hours are required.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one (1) year related experience; OR a combination of related education and/or experience to equal five (5) years.
This is a Security Sensitive Level I Position: Applicants for this position will be subject to a criminal background check and may be required to be fingerprinted.
The diverse nature of this position requires a professional with knowledge of and/or experience with orientation programs on a college campus.
Master’s degree in student personnel/student affairs or related fields preferred. Experience and active involvement with the National Orientation Directors Association ( NODA ) is preferred.
Ability to prioritize and coordinate complex projects. Ability to think strategically, plan, set goals and objectives and then organize and follow through; able to conceive and express concepts and higher level abstract, logical reasoning; and must be comfortable with new, complex subject matter.
Ability to handle administrative details independently. Ability to effectively communicate with various groups, students, faculty, staff, and community members. Skill in personnel and financial management. Demonstrated ability in planning, implementation, marketing, and evaluation of complex programs and projects; proven problem solving abilities; demonstrated ability for working with broad range activities and development of programs and services; excellent communication skills (written and verbal); demonstrated ability to prioritize and adapt to various University community needs.
Security Level (TTU only)
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Please provide the following with your application:
• Cover Letter
• Letter of Recommendation
Hourly Pay Range
13.94 - 21.15
Monthly Pay Range
2416.67 - 3666.67
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