Georgia Southwestern State University — Coordinator of Student Activities

A passion to see students personally grow and learn? You’ve got it. A heart to serve? Absolutely. Not afraid to work long hours? Nope. A positive attitude? You bet. A place to nurture your skills, passions, and talents as you lead students to discover their own? That is where GSW Student Engagement and Success is headed. You will not be just a new hire – you’ll be a leader we can’t wait to empower, a learner we can’t wait to teach, and a colleague we can’t wait to grow alongside. Are you ready to bring your skills to GSW? We have the following open position.

Title: Coordinator of Student Activities

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for student development through programs and services focused on student engagement and student organization governance.


Recognized Student Organization Management (40%)

  • Work directly with student organization on annual recognition program that includes officer leadership training, organization constitution review, risk management education and other relevant requirements.
  • Advance the administration of Canes Connect, GSW’s online organization management system.
  • Provide administrative support to student organization and advisors.

University sponsored programs and events. (25%)

  • Assists with development and implementation of department’s leadership and service programming.
  • Serve as point of contact in planning and partnering university sponsored events focused on student engagement.
  • Advise student committees responsible for themed weeks.
  • Partner with Athletics Department on building game day experience and student attendance.

Recognition Programs (20%)

  • Plan and implement student and student organization recognition programs that promote engagement, school pride, leadership, service, and other applicable priorities.
  • Coordinate student awards banquet.
  • Assist colleagues with student recognition efforts.

Department Initiatives (10%)

  • Assists with development and implementation of new department initiatives focused on advancing student engagement and success.
  • Serve as student organization advisor as needed.
  • Partner with Athletics Department on building game day experience and student attendance.

Performs a variety of related duties. (5%)

  • May serve as investigator for student conduct or Title IX cases.
  • Participates on University and division committees and task forces.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of student development and organization advising.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Knowledge of issues and trends related higher education and student affairs.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in multi-task and working cooperatively with others.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with one or more years of work related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.

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