University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Student Activities Program Coordinator I

Payroll Title: UCP IV
Class Code: 0409-9084
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Score: 479

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of designated supervisor, advises and assists student organizations and residence hall councils in planning and implementing their educational, social and recreational programs and special events; provides student leadership training program for student organizations.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Coordinates all programs in assigned area of responsibility.
  2. Assists and advises student groups and organizations in planning, developing, scheduling, budgeting and marketing their programs; provides counseling on organizational development.
  3. Develops communication with campus community to facilitate coordination of programs.
  4. Is responsible for thorough knowledge of State, University and departmental policies and regulations regarding public events, purchasing, building operation, safety, contract negotiations, and for advising others on same.
  5. Assists and instructs student groups in making program arrangements for space publicity, special requirements of performers and other program needs.
  6. Maintains regular contact with student leaders to develop responsible decision-making, assess student interests, respond to student needs and anticipate student programming/leadership issues.
  7. May be responsible for monitoring and supervision special projects such as master calendar, mobil vendors, concessions and assignment of facility space.
  8. Designs and conducts on-going workshops and seminars that teach leadership and programming skills.
  9. Aids in liaison activities between different campus and off-campus groups and organizations in developing and presenting programs.
  10. Collects information on programs available and advises student groups about which programs may best suit their interests/needs.
  11. Monitors compliance with all policies and procedures and reports violations; and administers disciplinary action and places sanctions on organizations as applicable under said policies.
  12. Participates in evaluation of student programs and policies and recommends changes; develops and recommends new policies for student programs and facility usage as student needs and state laws change.
  13. Provides on-site supervision of events to oversee facilities use, to provide support and to assist in problem resolution.
  14. May serve as resource to assist residence hall staff and councils in the development and management of social, recreational and educational programs.
  15. May supervise assistants or students; including practicum students.
  16. Performs various general departmental duties such as developing outreach programs and publicity to promote departmental services.
  17. Serves on University committee as requested.
  18. Develops staff training and development programs for department as requested.
  19. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field and two to three years experience OR Equivalent combination of training and experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public, students, faculty, staff and external agencies.
  3. Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours.
  4. Leadership, organizational and programming skills.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Master’s degree in related field.
  2. Basic understanding of program arrangements, sound and lighting systems.

Date Created: 6/28/85