Coordinator of Student Engagement & Leadership


Position Title

Coordinator of Student Engagement & Leadership


Student Affairs

Position Reports to

Director of Student Engagement and Leadership

Effective Date

July 1, 2024


Full Time/Exempt

Job Summary

The Coordinator of Student Engagement & Leadership provides support to advance the mission of the Center of Student Engagement & Leadership within the Division of Student Affairs. The Coordinator provides support to Student Engagement & Leadership through the facilitation of opportunities that foster students' engagement, campus involvement, and identity/leadership development to cultivate a successful university experience and academic persistence. The coordinator will oversee all student organizations to help develop and enhance their programs and activities. This position will work closely with students in supporting leadership development and other student engagement programs. The Coordinator will also manage all the operations of the 6,300 sq. ft. student event space, The Moran Center, with oversight of 10-12 student employees. Reporting to the Director of Student Engagement & Leadership, this position is a 12-month, full-time position with primary responsibility within Student Engagement & Leadership.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervising Desk Assistant/Event Staff members and also advising all student clubs/organizations.


  • Oversight and training of student organizations in the areas of event planning, organizational development, contract negotiation/oversight, and budget development, and ensure their knowledge of university policies and procedures. This includes connecting with key university partners that affect student organizations;
  • Oversee the management of Campus Labs, also known as Echo, including training for students, faculty and staff;
  • Assist in the low ropes challenge course with RecWell Staff
  • Supervise Desk Assistant/Event Staff student workers including handling daily tasks, scheduling hours, coordinating coverage of special events, and completing timesheets;
  • Manage the approval and posting of marketing materials on bulletin boards and building display locations including the review of materials, removal of outdated or no longer pertinent to the campus community in accordance with the Student Engagement posting policy and remove any notices displayed improperly; 
  • Assist in budget management including tracking of expenses, gift card forms, and creating reimbursements for students;
  • Oversight of all Moran Center operations. 

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and student focus with the ability to operate in a collaborative and professional manner with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse university community;
  • High level of comfort with frequent student contact and ability to advise diverse student groups;
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully balance, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks in an active, fast-paced environment, while providing superior constituent service;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to manage projects to successful completion;
  • Experience in event planning and program management.

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Master’s degree in higher education/student affairs or related field from a regionally accredited college or university;
  • A minimum of one years of experience, on a college or university campus.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds;
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach;
  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines;
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and completed JU application to Bambi Brundage at