Job Positions

Program Coordinator

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

New Student Initiatives

Institution:

University of Nevada, Reno   

Date Posted:

2/2/2016  

Close Date:

2/29/2016
 

Position Description
New Student Initiatives (NSI) is looking to hire two Program Coordinators. Duties will include assisting with planning and implementation of all orientation programs, including parent components, staff training and development, workshop development, scheduling, small group facilitation, cross-campus coordination, and presentations. Marketing, development, implementation, assessment evaluation of program effectiveness and learning outcomes, of other NSI programs including the Success Series, and first to second year retention initiatives are also a part of this position. 

Duties
Primary duties will include assisting with planning and implementation of a summer and pre-spring orientation program that serves over 7,000 students and family annually. The Program Coordinator will participate in extensive pre-event planning, utilizing best practices from past events to identify efficiencies for the events where possible. The Program Coordinator is responsible for student staff training and development while supervising student staff during programs and events. Other orientation related duties include session and workshop development, scheduling, small group facilitation, cross-campus coordination, and presentations. Additionally the position requires flexible work hours during summer months. The Program Coordinator assists in assessment evaluation of program effectiveness and learning outcomes. The Program Coordinator will have responsibility for the Success Series, off-campus outreach, and first to second year retention initiatives.

Application Information
For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/19951 Application deadline is February 29, 2016.

Institution Information
The University of Nevada, Reno is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing student enrollment in the Fall of 2015 approaching 21,000, 35% of our student body are from traditionally underrepresented populations. The Fall 2015 freshmen class also had the highest GPA and the highest test scores of any new incoming class enrolled, while also being comprised of 42% of underrepresented ethnic groups. With a total budget of nearly $527 million and research awards of just over $196 million, the university provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Recently recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), the university is also recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (6th year in a row). The university is located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada and in the middle of the nation’s next new College Town, the City of Reno. The University of Nevada, Reno is just a short distance from the state capitol, the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, numerous state and national parks. Also, the City of Reno is less than a 4 hours’ drive from San Francisco.

Contact Information
Cairn Lindloff 
cairnal@unr.edu


 

Qualifications:
 

Required Qualifications 
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with one year of relevant work experience or a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in a related field. Relevant experience in college student development, retention and persistence programs, educational leadership or related area.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with students in higher education or in a customer service related industry or both.