Student Center Coordinator
Job Summary/Basic Function: Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 35th member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. With a current enrollment over 9,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 12,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a modern technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 780,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is seeking a higher education professional for the position of Program Coordinator of Student Involvement and the Student Center. Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Student Center, the Program Coordinator is responsible for developing programs and policies that encourage student social, emotional and intellectual growth among students with a special emphasis on residential students.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is seeking an energetic higher education professional for the position of Program Coordinator of Student Involvement and the Student Center. Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Student Center, this position is responsible for the operations of the Student Center, regulating and monitoring service, safety, and security of the facility by walking rounds, responding to issues, and completing reports. The Program Coordinator will also support the work of Student Involvement and our collaborative partners, including Housing & Residence Life, volunteer and community service initiatives and other division wide events.
This is a key position that exists to facilitate the co-curricular, administrative and external programs of the Student Center. Monitor events, including event set up and management, and customer relations. Train, develop and supervise Information Desk and Game Room attendants. Execute emergency procedures (such as building evacuations or medical emergencies). Open/Close the Student Center. Ability to be flexible and handle different situations with confidence and leadership. Manage onsite facility and customer problems, conflicts, and issues. This position will interact frequently with Facilities, Operations, Public Safety and Logistical Services staff as well as with other building tenants. Peripheral knowledge of on-line reservation systems and student center facility management experience is desired.
SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.
Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university required. Knowledge of student development theory, student advising, and programming.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree (or higher) from an accredited college/university required in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Student Personnel Work, or closely related field.
Full time experience in student programming, student organization advising, advising student government association, or closely related field.
Considerable knowledge of computers and various software packages used for word processing, graphs, table, etc. (Professional Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Ability to foster and promote an integrated team approach to student programming and successfully assess the impact of programs on learning outcomes
Excellent fiscal, communication, advising and interpersonal skills along with a commitment to outstanding student service and teamwork are essential
Knowledge of GGC and Board of Regents policies and procedures
Effective organizational and time management skills
Ability to provide proper customer service
Ability to communicate effectively