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(Archived) Specialist IV
Department: CJ Student Success & Operations
Open until filled: Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Two years relevant specialist experience in student event planning, student engagement or experience in a related field. Certifications may be required. Experience in Higher Education and specialized work is desirable. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position:
Performs highly advanced specialist duties in student event planning and student engagement for College of Criminal Justice.
Position will work within the College of Criminal Justice in the following areas: student engagement/student initiatives, international programs, student centric events, and student success and retention. Primary workload responsibilities will revolve around COCJ event planning and facilitation. Plans and coordinates events to include Saturdays at Sam, Career Fair, Summer Camp, Orientation, CJ Real Talks, Back to School Bash, End of Year Celebration, and other various college events. Attend and coordinate recruitment events both on and off-campus to include high school/transfer college recruitment fairs, conferences, and other recruitment opportunities. Closely interacts with COCJ Center staff to ensure upcoming events are communicated accurately. Serves as host of international visitors to the Criminal Justice Center with necessary documentation.
Regularly interacts globally with constituents. Performs highly advanced specialist duties. Accountable for the execution and follow through of complex and technical responsibilities. Plans, develops, implements, coordinates and monitors programs or services. Responds to information requests. Collects, reconciles, and maintains complex data. Coordinates and implements departmental processes. Monitors project timelines and identifies issues. Prepares letters, correspondence, and reports. Develops, coordinates, and implements assigned processes. Responsible for ensuring accurate and update website content related to student engagement. Provides assistance with and interprets policies and procedures. Coordinate and supervise program activities. May process purchasing, travel, Pcard, and monitor program budget on as needed basis. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requires detailed knowledge of university infrastructure, policies and procedures. Requires thorough knowledge of office systems. Must have the ability to solve operational problems and make suggestions for process improvement. Ability and willingness to occasionally work hours beyond traditional hours to include evenings and weekends. Role may require occasional transportation of students, delegations, and visitors.
After probationary period ends up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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