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Position: New Student Programming Coordinator
Department: Campus Life
Reports to: Director of Campus Life

Job Summary: The New Student Programming Coordinator is responsible for the management and execution of activities and events for students. They assist in the planning of the annual Student Leadership Awards, fall and spring Orientations, extended Orientation Lunch+Learn series, Peer Mentor program, UArts Weekend, teach Emerging Leaders seminar, coordinate quality activities and events for the student body, and assist with Commencement exercises.  The New Student Programming Coordinator must be extremely well organized, creative, and able to work with a wide range of students. In addition to these responsibilities, the coordinator serves as a member of the On-Duty team and participates in a weekly on-call rotation and handles crises as needed.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Under the direction of the Director of Campus Life, creates a vision for new student programs.
•    Recruits, trains, and supervises Peer Mentors during the fall semester.
•    Recruits, plans, and facilitates the Emerging Leaders program in the fall and spring semesters.
•    Co-coordinates New Student Orientation.
•    Coordinates the Lunch+Learn series as part of extended Orientation. 
•    Co-coordinates UArts weekend activities.
•    Assists in the creation and implementation of the yearly calendar of programs and events that stimulate students’ minds and provides opportunities for social exploration.
•    Serves as an advisor to various clubs and organizations, as needed.
•    Serves in the On-Duty rotation.
•    Assists in day-to-day activities as needed in the Office of Campus Life including staff in-services. 

Education and Experience:    
•    Masters degree in Higher Education, Education, Student Affairs, or similar area
•    Minimum of 1-2 years experience in student activities, orientation, and/or similar area.
•    Has excellent organizational and event planning skills.
•    Able to work with a diverse population of students.
•    Experience organizing large and small events, maintaining a budget, contract with vendors, advise student groups, and the ability to multi-task.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary. 

The University of the Arts—a leader in developing visual and performing artists and designers since 1876—is the only university in the United States that allows its students to collaborate across traditional lines. With more than 30 majors, 30 minors and 13 graduate programs in visual arts, performing arts, design and liberal studies, UArts develops alumni who are not only leaders in their disciplines, but also creative thinkers able to succeed in any path they choose. Our nearly 1,900 students study and create on our campus in the heart of Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts, the city’s cultural center, within walking distance of hundreds of galleries, museums, theaters and other performing arts venues.

TO APPLY: Interested, qualified applicants should submit letters of application and resumes to the Human Resources Department via email to jobs@uarts.edu. Please ensure job title is in the Subject line. 

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