University of Texas at San Antonio Program Coordinator (First-Year Experience) in San Antonio, Texas

Position Information

Title of Position Program Coordinator (First-Year Experience)

Requisition Number BES20180219P

Department Posting Name First-Year Experience

Location Main Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? No

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

Occasional evening and weekend hours.

If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate $28,956-$32,500/Annualized

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Bachelor's Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education

Field of Study

None specified.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

None specified.

Experience and Other Skills Required

-Two years of experience working with students, and/or other groups to plan, coordinate, administer, and evaluate activities and programs.

-Strong analytical, problem solving, and technical skills.

-Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

-Attention to details.

-Ability to effectively plan and organize events.

-Ability to organize and effectively communicate information to diverse groups of people and professionally represent FYE to new students.

-Strong organizational and multitasking skills.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? Yes (1 Year Education = 1 Year Experience)

Other Skills Preferred

-Knowledge and familiarity of first-year students, including theories, practices, and programming associated with student transition, learning, motivation, and retention.

-Knowledge and familiarity with undergraduate curricula and degree planning.

-Knowledge and familiarity of university organizational structure, policies, rules, and procedures.

-Administrative experience in creating, managing, operating, and analyzing complex projects.

-Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

-Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships within the university.

-Excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation, and marketing skills.

-Must be comfortable working with administrators, faculty, staff, and, students, and their supporters.

-Ability to effectively plan, organize, execute, and evaluate events.

-Ability to organize and effectively communicate information to diverse groups of people and professionally represent FYE to new students and their supporters.

-Ability to effectively use spreadsheets and word processing applications.

-Proven ability to work well in a team setting, and to be a self-starter/independent worker.

-Experience with student information and scheduling systems (e.g., Banner, ASAP).

Description of Job Duties

  1. Collaborate and work closely with university partners, including Office of the Registrar, Academic Advising Centers, Office of Institutional Research, Orientation, administrators, faculty, and academic departments.

  2. Organize, manage, maintain, support, and evaluate FYE programs and initiatives for first-year students.

  3. Create, plan, implement, and evaluate program curricula.

  4. Conduct program assessment, including analyzing, reporting, and presenting outcomes.

  5. Collaborate on coordinating peer mentor recruitment, hiring, and training.

6 Directly supervise a team of peer mentors. This includes facilitating, weekly team meetings, conducting performance evaluation, and providing staff development.

  1. Present FYE programs and initiatives to first-year students, university stakeholders and community partners.

  2. Manage and maintain department’s social media accounts, department email, and/or website.

  3. Perform other duties as assigned.

NOTE: There are two vacancies. In addition to the above duties, each coordinator will manage a specific FYE program/initiative: University Peer Mentorship (UPM 1000) or the block schedule initiative.

Posting Open Date 05/17/2018

Posting Close Date at midnight on 05/29/2018

Open Until Filled No

Special Notes To Applicants

-UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

-UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

-This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

-At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received.