RamEvents Coordinator

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
26 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The mission of Campus Activities is to – Create incredible experiences that reach all students through programming and services. We do this by incorporating the following values into all of our work, Community, Diversity, Education, Collaboration, Innovation.

Position Summary

The Program Coordinator will provide leadership and support for RamEvents the Programming Board within Campus Activities. The Program Coordinator will collaborate with many entities on Colorado State University’s campus, providing administrative leadership, vision and support to a variety of campus-wide events, with a special focus on diversity and social justice programming. The Program Coordinator will have an abiding concern for, and commitment to, serving the diverse needs of the university community, student development in a learning organization, active promotion of an inclusive environment, and supporting the Lory Student Center as the focal point of campus life.

Required Job Qualifications

Master’s degree in higher education administration, student affairs in higher education, ethnic studies, women’s studies or related field

or a Bachelor’s degree in higher education administration, student affairs in higher education, ethnic studies, women’s studies or related field with at least two years of related professional experience completed by start date.

  • Graduate or undergraduate experience within student affairs event planning.
  • Demonstrated direct experience working with diverse populations (i.e. race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, religion, ability, etc.).

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Experience in event planning program development and administration.
  • Experience supervising and/or advising students and/or student organizations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the value of co-curricular learning experiences as related to student development.
  • Experience as a collaborative leader who places individual success and community development as interrelated goals.
  • Demonstrated experience with fiscal management.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitation and training students and staff.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with students and colleagues as an educator, advisor, leader and role model.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with a diverse public: students, faculty, staff, parents and members of the larger community through strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and a solid understanding of and appreciation for cultural, ethnic, and individual differences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work irregular hours, including nights and weekend
  • Ability to lift objects up to 25lbs.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Supervision Duty/Responsibility

Supervise Graduate Assistant(s) and student employees. Responsible for recruiting, training, retention and evaluation of employees.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Event Planning Duty/Responsibility

Provide programming and support for RamEvents programs and other large campus wide events. Provides in depth advising for student employees in RamEvents. They assist students in contracting, assessing risk, budget management, venue management and day of event management

Provide programming and support for RamEvents programs and other large campus wide events.

Provide programming and support for Ram Welcome events and other large campus wide events.

Collaborate with Student Diversity Programs and Services offices and affiliated student organizations to coordinate and/or assist with diversity focused programming.

Work with student employees to effectively market their events using many mediums including, but not limited to, social media, radio, print advertising, newspaper ads and on campus digital marketing.

Oversee and support student employees in the management of event budgets. This position oversees student employees who have financial responsibility for all of the events hosted by RamEvents.

Assist with weekend and/or late night programming

Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Training and Facilitation Duty/Responsibility

Work with departmental colleagues and student management teams on the development and implementation of staff trainings, retreats and workshops; communicate with student staff regarding dates and content.

Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Category Collaboration Duty/Responsibility

Participate as an active member of the Campus Activities staff; attend meetings, retreats and trainings, provide support to major department-wide programs and assist in the development and administration of the Campus Activities annual budget.

Serve on university committees and on-going projects as assigned and/or based on professional interest. This responsibility can change annually some examples are managing Ramapalooza, a large event held in the LSC during Ram Welcome. Others examples are the Martin Luther King Jr Celebration, Cesar Chavez Celebration and Cinema Under the Stars.

Percentage Of Time 20

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application materials will be accepted until position is filled, however for guaranteed full consideration, application materials must be submitted by April 8, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. MT. A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume addressing all job qualifications, along with the names and contact information of three references including relationship and current supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Search Contact Gayle Adams - gayle.adams@colostate.edu or (970) 491-0965

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.