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Student Life Professional

Student Life Professional—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Student/Academic Services Professional
Job Code: 3441
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard is part of a career progression within the Student/Academic Services Professional Series consisting of Student Life Professional and Student Life Professional Senior.


Job Overview

Coordinate programs and provide services within the University's Division of Student and Campus Life to enrich the student life experience and foster academic and personal success.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Coordinate programs and provide services designed to enrich the student life experience and to foster academic and personal success; use judgment in prioritizing work and selecting methods; organize and develop programs, services, and initiatives designed to enhance or complement learning opportunities through community service placement, educational sessions, direct counsel, and support; perform needs assessment, assist in or determine objectives, and evaluate outcomes; may assist in development and implementation of systems to facilitate organizational processes.

Develop programs, comprehensive educational sessions, internships, or supplemental activities; provide outreach services and develop presentation materials, handouts, specialized publications, and related communications; promote and organize academic service learning opportunities for students, provide resource coordination, and administer activities to ensure use of comprehensive student life services.

Serve as liaison and University representative to internal and external constituents; respond to and address inquiries and concerns; provide counsel, advice, and direct support specific to area of expertise to foster career development and academic and personal success, consistent with department guidelines; interpret and communicate policies, procedures, and processes; facilitate outcome resolution and ensure compliance with University and regulatory guidelines based on a comprehensive knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Perform data management and administrative functions; maintain files, records, and databases that may be of a sensitive or confidential nature; coordinate and evaluate data; may prepare funding proposals, documentation, and administrative and management reports using standard or specialized software applications; may approve expenditures and monitor budgets.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Distinct Functions

Perform activities pertinent to area of specialization; examples may incude: coordinate LGBTQA programs, develop and oversee parent outreach programs, oversee student judicial and academic honesty.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to:

Master's degree in related or specialized field and one to two years' related experience required.

Last modified October 10 2011 02:33 PM