University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Coordinator – Orientation Services

Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0721-9087
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Score: 571

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of designated supervisor, organizes, coordinates, and conducts orientation for entering students and their parents.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Plans and conducts summer orientation program to inform entering students and their parents about University programs and services and acquaint them with the campus and campus life.
  2. Coordinates and makes all necessary arrangements for publicity, faculty advising, summer registration of courses for entering students, housing, meals, schedules and similar matters.
  3. Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates student staff hired to assist in program; may teach credit course required for all orientation staff and open to other interested students.
  4. Performs special assignments such as producing an “Almanac” and conducting campus tours.
  5. Determines program needs, evaluates programs and makes recommendations for improvements, expansion and future needs.
  6. Coordinates program presentation and faculty advising with appropriate University schools and departments.
  7. Prepares recommendation for program budget; monitors approved budget and approves expenses within budget limits.
  8. Assists with other student activities programs as needed.
  9. Performs related duties as required.

MNIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in Student Activities/Programming, Student Personnel, Counseling or related field.
  2. Four years experience conducting a comparable orientation program.
  3. Good organizational and communication skills
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with the public, students, faculty, staff and external agencies.
  5. Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours

Date Created: 6/28/85