The Center for Student Success (CSS) seeks a creative, detail-oriented and team-oriented FLI Network Program Coordinator to support the programming offered through the FLI Network. The network is a home base for our growing community of first-generation and/or limited-income (FLI) undergraduate students, along with FLI staff, FLI faculty, FLI alumni and FLI friends. It is expanding with the following aims: to provide a coordinated core of social and educational programming, including signature events that honor and celebrate the FLI community; to shape and broadcast out affirmative messaging about the diversity and strengths within the FLI community; and to supply an anchor for engagement efforts.
Working in tight partnership with the programming team in the FLI Network, this role coordinates and executes social, educational and community-building events offered through the FLI Network. The person in this role will be a visible presence within the CSS and must possess an interest for engaging students, experience in program implementation, and an appreciation for the student-centered mission of the Center for Student Success.
The position reports to the Associate Director for Programming in the FLI Network. Evenings and some weekends are a basic expectation and the work schedule will be developed around program demands.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Programming & Event Planning (50%):
Support the planning & implementation of FLI Network signature programming.
Support the planning & implementation of FLI Network signature events (welcome reception, National First- Generation Day, Halfway There, and a graduation celebration).
Support the FLI Network programming team in administering the Book Loan Program.
Establish connections with campus partners and offices responsible for providing event support services.
Work with undergraduate interns or other student staff to coordinate and advertise events.
Hop-In Program (25%):
Support the Associate Director of Programming/ Director of Hop-In in preparing for and implementing the 5-week summer program.
Coordinate logistical arrangements (lodging, transportation, room reservations, menus, etc.) for events and trips with the Hop-In cohort.
Provide almost daily on-site support for events and activities during the summer program.
Organize & maintain event summary reports.
Develop projections for event budgets; keep detailed records of spending for budget reconciliations.
Use social media and other appropriate applications to create and build community among FLI students
Update general content and information on website as requested or in coordination with programs
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High School Degree required.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Three years' experience in events planning and/or coordination required.
The successful candidate must also demonstrate initiative, independent judgment, and proficiency with basic software applications including Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and social media platforms.
At least two years of professional experience planning events and working with first-generation, limited income and underrepresented student populations on at a highly selective college or university is preferred.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds and to foster sensitivity to diversity and an inclusive campus and community culture.
Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently perform duties and responsibilities with attention to detail and support for organizational policies, as well as the ability to anticipate demands/pressures of assignments and adjust accordingly.
Ability to manage and prioritize projects for multiple programs, including strong trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills.
Professional maturity that fosters a positive work environment and ability to use appropriate judgment when dealing with sensitive issues.
Must be able to flex working hours as required for some evening/weekend events and programming.
Classified Title: Program Coordinator Working Title: FLI Network Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Center for Student Success Personnel area: University Student Services
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