The Student Development Specialist II is responsible for: providing professional and specialized skills for planning, developing, implementing, and managing student development programs, activities, and/or services; serving on committees and task forces as scheduled; and serving as primary advisor for two MSC committees.
Required Education and Experience:
One year of experience in student affairs work or related specialty with Bachelor s degree. No experience required with Master s degree.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Will require occasional work outside regular business hours.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master s degree in student affairs, counseling, or related field.
Related extra-curricular experience and/or student development experiences with a Master s degree.
Program planning experience and experience working with students.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Participate in professional development opportunities as approved by supervisor, and perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of student development theory is helpful.
Salary: $36,515 - $46,924.80
Provides professional and specialized skills for planning, developing, implementing, and managing student development programs, activities, and/or services, utilizing maximum campus and community resources and opportunities. Serve as the primary advisor for two committees of the Memorial Student Center. Staff member works on all aspects of programs including, but not limited to, program planning, budgeting, contract negotiation, coordination of scheduling facilities, marketing, operations, evaluation, and assessment. Educates students to fulfill their responsibilities in the following areas: program conceptualization, promotion production, evaluation, personnel selection, training, motivation, management, fiscal accountability, marketing research, contracts, interpersonal and leadership skill development, goal setting, decision making, and a variety of other concerns impacting their ability to function successfully in the University community. Refers students to professional resources if appropriate. Ensures that programs and activities produced in the name of the Memorial Student Center contribute to the role and scope of the University and reflect positively on its image. Ensures that all applicable University rules, policies and procedures are communicated to Committees, and individual student committee/council members. Ensures that policies and procedures are understood and followed in the course of producing programs and services on behalf of the Memorial Student Center. Works to provide students an opportunity for personal, leadership and managerial skills development through the production of programs. Provides professional and specialized skills for planning, developing, implementing, and managing student development programs, activities, and/or services, maximizing campus and community resources. Responsible for determining educational, social entertainment, and physical student needs; also responsible for creating, administering, and evaluating various student affairs programs and activities, which contribute to the learning environment and the overall quality of student life.
Participate in MSC organizational meetings. Submit monthly reports and year-end evaluations. Maintain comprehensive files and records. Understand and utilize fund account and events management systems to initiate timely tracking for committee functioning. Serve as a liaison with appropriate university staff and serve on committees as needed. Adhere to University policy and procedures. Work collaboratively with Administrative Staff.
May attend or present at local/regional conferences and campus student organizational meetings. May be called upon to serve in various Division of Student Affairs programs and/or University task forces that relate to issues concerning students. Pursue opportunities for professional growth and development that will further enhance ability to perform aforementioned duties. Support opportunities for growth and cohesiveness of communities directly served through performance of said duties.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
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Internal Number: R-009027
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