Student Life Coordinator
Employment Type: Full-Time
AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses in New York City and Hollywood, is one of the foremost post-secondary performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as two year conservatory programs. AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses in New York City and Hollywood, is one of the foremost post-secondary performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as two year conservatory programs.The Student Life Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the overall day to day functioning and performance of the Department of Student Affairs for the Los Angeles campus, providing leadership and direction with respect to policies, practices, systems and operations in Student Engagement/Campus Life, Residential Life/Housing, and other areas as assigned by the Director of Student Affairs, in conjunction with the other members of the Student Affairs Department. This position will contribute to the College's success by providing input into the development of the Department's and the College's strategic and operational plans, and by helping to ensure that the College achieves its' student engagement and retention goals.This position will live on-campus. Must be able to work weekends and evening, as well as participate in an after hours on-call rotation. Primary Responsibilities:* Assist with representing the Department of Student Affairs in the day to day operations of the Department, ensuring safety of students, consistency of practice and maintenance of optimum service levels* Directly supervise the undergraduate Orientation Leader (OL) staff, which includes: providing guidance in day-to day tasks; recruiting, selecting, and training; monitoring work performance in accordance with departmental and individual goals* Collaborate with other members of the Student Affairs Department to provide analysis and advice in relation to policies and procedures regarding students and services for students, including risk management* Assist with ensuring that the Department's budget for Student Life events is planned, prepared and monitored in keeping with College objectives, policies and procedures* Work with other members of the Student Affairs to integrate diversity and inclusion initiatives for students* Focus on creating equitable and sustainable programs to provide a diverse student population with opportunities for education, advocacy, and autonomy* Assist with planning, organizing, directing, and administering activities and services that support students in assigned areas, such as Orientation for new students, and ensure that such activities and services remain within budgetary limits* Advise student clubs and leadership groups, providing guidance and leadership in event planning, annual meetings, handling/reconciling petty cash, and marketing* Assist in the development and measurement of student learning outcomes designed to support community development and individual student growth* Work with other member of the Student Affairs Department to ensure that applicable services and programs are planned, developed, regularly reviewed and updated, ensuring quality standards for program review* Assist with addressing complaints and conduct investigations as required, including Title IX investigations as needed* Maintain a strong working knowledge of the field of Student AffairsQualifications:* Bachelor's Degree in related field required• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a higher education institution, preferably in Student Affairs and/or Student Services* Experience supervising undergraduate student workers (preferred)* Experience in planning, executing, and analyzing events (preferred)* Experience in integrating diversity & inclusion initiatives in an educational setting (preferred)* Experience dealing with students in crisis and/or crisis situations* Ability to be part of an on-call rotation* Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and oral communication skills, delivered in a manner appropriate to the audience* Ability to establish priorities, organize, schedule, and solve problems and tasks* Ability to demonstrate integrity, credibility, confidentiality, and responsibility in all interactions; possess high ethical standards and an honest, open, and consistent approach to working with peers, employees and Senior Leadership* Ability to engage in critical thought and analyze all types of quantitative and qualitative data into informational reports and presentation for strategic planning and problem solving* Demonstrated ability to model appropriate professional, ethical and collaborative behaviors that engender collaboration, trust and respect consistent with the responsibilities of the position.AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V
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