University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Student Life Professional Senior

Student Life Professional Senior—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Student/Academic Services Professional
Job Code: 3451
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

Oversee and provide leadership in facilitating programs and services within the University's Division of Student and Campus Life to influence, define, and support the student life experience and University goals.

Typical Functions

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

Oversee and provide leadership in facilitating programs and services to influence, define, and support the student life experience and University goals; use judgment in prioritizing work, selecting methods, and applying programmatic processes; develop strategies, short-term goals, and objectives; provide leadership in developing programs, services, and initiatives to enhance the academic climate, facilitate diversity awareness, and complement learning opportunities; evaluate outcomes and develop and implement systems to advance organizational processes.

Develop major outreach programs and specialized University services; oversee or develop materials, specialized publications, and related communications; promote academic and cultural enrichment for students, provide resource coordination, and administer activities to ensure awareness, understanding, and use of comprehensive student life services.

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

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

Provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to:

Master's degree in related or specialized field and three to five years' specific experience required.

Last modified October 10 2011 02:33 PM