Miami University — Project Coordinator

Job Summary:  Job ID#: 495768 – FT – Unclassified (salaried)

Miami University invites applications and nominations for the Dean of Students Project Coordinator. This is an outstanding opportunity for a new student affairs professional or an established higher education professional looking to gain experience in the Office of the Dean of Students (DOS).   The successful candidate will be student-centered and passionate about fostering student growth, learning, and success.  The candidate of choice will be intrinsically motivated, able to thrive in an autonomous yet supportive environment and be able to deliver professionalism with compassion.  

The Dean of Students (DOS) Project Coordinator is a key member of the DOS team as they coordinate cross-functional efforts related to student crises, title IX, student/parental concerns, and student outreach.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President/ Dean of Students, the DOS Project Coordinator primarily: 1) serves in a liaison capacity with campus partners, community members, and parents looking for support from the Office of the Dean of Students; 2) provides project management support to the staff in the Dean of Students office; and 3) leads efforts to expand DOS visibility, programming, and outreach. An essential part of the Coordinator’s role is to work proactively to build relationships with students, with the campus, and with off-campus partners to create an office known for student advocacy, support, and care. 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education administration, or equivalent in a related field.
  • One or more years of experience in higher education. Relevant experience gained during the completion of a graduate degree program may be counted towards minimum qualifications.

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Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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