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Coordinator, Leadership & Programs

Position Deleted on 4/12/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Monmouth, OR
  • Admin - Residence Life and Housing
  • Admin - Student Affairs and Services
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$32,000 USD Per Year
NOTE: Only completed applications containing all of the application documents listed below will be given consideration.

Department: University Housing
Annual Salary: $32,000 plus benefits
Recruitment #: S1205
Closing Date: Review of applications begins April 4, 2012. Open until filled.

This is a full-time, 12-month, unclassified, professional staff position in the University Housing Department at Western Oregon University. The position is annually renewable. University Housing is one of eleven departments within the Division of Student Affairs and houses approximately 1550 students in six residence halls, one apartment complex, and 56 family housing units on campus during the academic year. University Housing also works with various conference groups and summer school students during the summer. Western Oregon University enrolls about 5400 undergraduate and 800 graduate students in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley.

Anticipated Start Date: July 9, 2012

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required; a Master's degree in College Student Personnel or a related field is preferred. The qualified candidate must have a minimum of two years professional experience or equivalent education. A minimum of two years experience advising student groups, either at a Para-professional or professional level is required. Previous experience as a professional staff member in a college residential program is desired. Excellent communication and organizational skills and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population are necessary.

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a Criminal Background check.

  • Advising
    Advise Residence Hall Association (RHA) Executive Board and General Assembly (GA); meet with RHA Executive Board on a regular basis; advise programming efforts of RHA; serve as campus conference advisor for NACURH-affiliated conferences; meet monthly with the Advising Resident Assistants; support Fall Training for student leaders in University Housing.
  • Programming
    Coordinate weekend programming activities for residence hall students and chair the weekend programs committee; plan and implement large scale weekend programs during the academic year with the help of residence hall staff; coordinate student programming resources.
  • Administrative
    Serve as a member of Senior Staff; assist summer conferences program; assist with annual departmental assessment plan; work with numerous campus committees.
  • Budget
    Monitor RHA and GA budgets; manage weekend programs budget of approximately $25,000.
  • Other duties as assigned.

1) WOU staff application form (available at
2) Letter of application stating qualifications, skills and experiences
3) Current resume
4) Name, address, and telephone number of three references
5) Unofficial transcripts for highest degree earned

SUBMIT DOCUMENTS TO: S1205 Coordinator, Leadership & Programs, Human Resources Office, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361 Or E-mail to or Fax to 503-838-8144.
Western Oregon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.
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