Coordinator for Student Involvement

Denison University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Posting Information

Position Type Administrative Staff

Classification Title Administrative Staff Position Title Coordinator for Student Involvement Position Number A00540 Pay Grade Level AD 01 Salary commensurate with experience Department CLIC Community Leadership and Involvement Posting Number S 121301137 Full or Part Time Full Time Number of Months 12 Position End Date FTE 1 Work Schedule

May work frequent evening hours and weekends.

Basic Function

The Coordinator for Student Involvement within the Alford Community Leadership and Involvement Center is responsible for overseeing campus-wide programming through the advising of the University Programming Council (UPC) and coordinating the planning, logistics, and execution of off-campus experiences and events for Denison students. Together with the CLIC Associate Director and Director, this role will collaboratively build and foster meaningful, vibrant student involvement opportunities.

Essential Job Functions

  • Advise the University Programming Council (UPC) in designing inclusive and high impact social programs. Build student leadership and oversee such responsibilities as recruitment and selection, budget allocation and reconciliation, training and development, and representing the policies and procedures of the University in risk management.
  • Coordinate the planning, logistics, and execution of off-campus experiences and events, including the Denison Shuttle program's weekly shopping shuttles and academic break transportation
  • Assist with the successful execution of high profile, high impact, campus- wide events and traditions facilitated by CLIC including Week of Welcome, Senior Week, the Involvement Fair, Gala, D-Day concert, Winter Fest, Aestavalia, Culture Jam, Doobiepalooza, etc.
  • Support 160+ organizations through the oversight of new organization approval and annual re-registration, student organization leader training, organization recognition, organization conduct, advisor support, and risk management of student organization events. Engage and support faculty in advising student organizations.
  • Assist campus organization leaders in the planning and execution of campus-wide events
  • Serve as a champion for CampusGroups, CLIC's online student engagement and events platform, by assisting in the training of campus partners, departments, and student leaders
  • Support CLIC colleagues and their work within: community service and civic engagement, campus organizations, leadership education and development, campus-wide events and traditions, vibrant social life, and Slayter Union management.
  • Serve as a part of the university's on-call rotation, coordinating and assisting with initial response to students of concern, facilities issues, and/or significant housing policy violations that occur after business hours
  • Work collaboratively within the Division of Student Life, namely with Orientation and the First Year Experience, Residential Communities and Housing, Campus Safety, and the Office of Community Values and Student Conduct.
  • Work collaboratively with campus partners, including Bon Appetit, Reservations, Facilities, and Purchasing.
  • Maintain collegial partnerships with off-campus vendors related to large scale events and traditions.
  • Minimum Qualifications


    Bachelor's degree. Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance.

    Key Attributes:

  • Experience in a fast-paced role.
  • Ability to accommodate extended work hours, including evening and weekend
  • work hours.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, the ability to be self-motivated and to conduct oneself in a professional positive and ethical manner.
  • Strong time management, facilitation, and organizational skills.
  • Willingness to tackle challenges with minimal supervision.
  • Strong desire to build relationships with students, colleagues, and college partners.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people and commitment to inclusion and equity.
  • Ability to work in a busy environment prioritizing multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master's Degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education or related field strongly preferred. Preference given to those with program management experience. Willingness to be certified for Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) and for ServSafe.

    Physical Demands


    Event set-up, tear down, general trouble-shooting and hosting duties.

    At times, this position is required to lift no more than 20 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 10 pounds frequently.

    At times, this position requires standing, walking for 2 or more hours at a time. This position will navigate campus spaces in the course of their duties.

    Contact(s) Patrick Fina Contact Phone/Extension 5054 Contact Email [email protected] Open Date 01/16/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    In our ongoing efforts to support the health of our community and continue to operate our campus safely, Denison requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including a booster within the timeline guidance recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unless a Denison-authorized exemption is approved prior to the first date of employment.

    For more information and resources regarding this policy as a condition of employment, please visit https: //

    Additional Information

    This position is eligible for relocation reimbursement. Given the frequent evening hours and weekend expectations, this Coordinator will live on campus and is expected to utilize their on-campus apartment as their primary residence during the time of employment.

    Denison University Background Check Statement

    The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

    Denison University EEO Statement

    To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio- economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and antiracism ( IDEA) at https: // .

    Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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