Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, English
posted on August 24, 2012
This is a 12 month, part-time (20 hours a week), benefit eligible position, starting immediately, located on the NAU Campus in Flagstaff.
The Program Coordinator for Student Activities works closely with the Assistant Director and over 100 international students each semester in the Program in Intensive English to facilitate students transition to university and community life at NAU by coordinating recreational/social activities, trips and educational enrichment activities.
• Administration of the PIE Conversation Partners Program.
• Serve as a liaison with NAU's Center for International Education (CIE) to facilitate transition issues encountered by international students.
• Liaison with other campus constituents (Student Life, Res Life, CIE, etc.) to plan and coordinate events & activities to help integrate PIE students into campus life.
• Provide support and referrals to PIE students as necessary and requested:
- Housing questions/referrals.
- CIE referrals.
- LOUIE (on-line student data) questions.
- TOEFL/IELTS referrals/questions.
- Campus life.
- Recreation and social activity planning in PIE.
- Student Council.
- Lunchtime Activities.
- Tuesday Night Activities.
- Chess Club.
- Student Council.
• Maintain PIE Web Presence:
- Liaison for NAU/PIE website updates.
- PIE Facebook page.
- Conversation Partners Facebook page.
- Professional Facebook profile (used to communicate with students online with questions about PIE and/or PIE activities).
- Provide regular reports on effectiveness of/student participation in activities with recommendations for changes and/or new activities.
- Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinative program experience;
Six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience;
Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
Administrative or coordinative experience in an intensive English program.
Experience working with international students new to the U.S. with limited English language skills.
Experience in a student advocacy, counseling, or advising role.
Experience working internationally.
Administrative liaison experience working with multiple internal and external entities, especially internationally focused or based entities.
Experience in building and maintaining an operational budget.
Event coordination experience.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of issues pertaining to the area of assignment.
Knowldege of budgeting and accounting principles.
Knowledge of organizational practices.
Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
Skill in organizing work of self and others.
Ability to effectively communicate.
The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU.
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after your start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
September 6, 2012 at midnight.