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Job Title: Student Engagement Coordinator
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 25247
Job Code: 3084 Student Services Professional III
Department: Student Involvement
CompensationClassification: Student Services Specialist III
Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,691/month - $4,793/month
Salary Range: $4,691/month - $6,683/month
FLSA Status: Exempt

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please visit
About the PositionThe Student Engagement Coordinator (Greek Life) is charged with developing and creating an environment that promotes the positive growth and development of students who affiliate with Greek letter organizations in order to provide an integral and productive co-curricular learning experience. The position works closely with other Student Engagement Coordinators to advise both organizational leaders and members involved in SJSU's Greek organizations and offers relevant programming in support of their leadership and organizational needs. Specifically, this position will advise two of the four councils currently at SJSU: Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Council (PHC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and United Sorority & Fraternity Council (USFC).
Required Qualifications- Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or
supplemented by upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing,
and conflict resolution where such are job-related
- Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. A
master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may
be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or
clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience
for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.
Preferred Qualifications- Master's Degree in Student Affairs/higher education,Counseling, public administration or other
related field
- Experience with supporting and advising students on a college campus
- Experience with programming and event planning
- Experience collaborating with campus partners
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities- Ability to advise Greek life, including leadership and/or advisory role with fraternity or sorority
organization and membership in an (inter)national fraternity/sorority
- Knowledge of student transition and development theories
- Ability to advise multiple student organizations, particularly fraternities and sororities
- Ability to apply compliance issues relevant to Greek organizations (i.e., hazing, alcohol,
recruitment, Title IX, etc.)
- Ability to initiate, plan, implement, and evaluate events as well as ongoing programmatic
- Ability to effectively train, develop and advise student staff
- Knowledge in program scheduling and content development, facilities reservations, informal
1:1 or group advising of students or student groups
- Ability to write and compose various types of communication, create promotional materials and
Application ProceduresComplete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
-Letter of Interest
-List of References

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: November 8, 2019 through December 11, 2019. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSan José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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