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#117937 Coordinator of Student Activities

Filing Deadline: Thu 8/11/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/01/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/11/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC), founded in 1988, is an exciting place to live and learn. Like all six colleges at UC San Diego, ERC welcomes students from every field of study, from art history to human biology and from electrical engineering to political science. The defining theme of ERC is captured by our motto: "Developing world citizens through scholarship, leadership, and service."

Our guiding spirit is Eleanor Roosevelt, a woman of passion, intelligence, and independence who dedicated her life to public service at home and abroad. Through our core curriculum, Making of the Modern World, as well as co-curricular activities ranging from the Global Marketplace and intercultural workshops to Sunday Suppers at International House and alternative spring breaks held across the globe, students at ERC expand their knowledge and explore their identities and commitments as global citizens.

Coordinate, implement and evaluate new and existing social, cultural, academic, wellness, service and civic engagement programs for Eleanor Roosevelt College students. Assist with the development and implementation of leadership/personal development and college-wide programs (i.e., Leadership Retreats, Triton Day, Orientation). Coordinate and manage Welcome Week activities and events. Provide direction to the Student Activities undergraduate interns that support College marketing, programs and activities. Serve as liaison between students and campus-wide resources and services. Attend staff meetings and training sessions.

Consult and participate in other programs as assigned. College specific: Advise students and college organizations, assisting in the development of leadership skills and programs to meet diverse needs of ERC students. Supervise one undergraduate student intern, oversee a volunteer intern program, assist with the coordination and implementation of ERC Leadership programs. Assure that college events, programs and activities are effectively publicized and assessed. Plan and oversee annual college events as required. Serve as an active, contributing member of the College Dean of Student Affairs staff.

~Frequent evenings & weekend hours as required by student organizations and programs.


  • Proven ability to develop, implement and evaluate educational, cultural, and social programs that reflect the needs of a diverse student population.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with college students to set goals, prioritizes, plan, budget, implement and evaluate educational, cultural and social programs.

  • Experience and knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of developmental needs of college students and co-curricular activities that fulfill the educational mission of the college and the University. Understanding of student development, counseling and leadership theories. Knowledge of needs of special populations. (i.e. Commuter, transfer, Re-entry students).

  • Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. Proven skill in using computer based applications including spreadsheets, word processing, and electronic mail.

  • Knowledge of University processes and procedures. Knowledge of programming resources and evaluation techniques on campus and in the community.

  • Understanding of University rules and regulations. Skill to interpret UC system-wide and UCSD policies and procedures relating to student organizations.

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with diverse student and community populations, both orally and in writing. Ability to effectively facilitate group discussions.

  • Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking. Demonstrated skill in analyzing needs and interests of student populations.

  • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning. Skill to resolve conflicts with the ability to identify, evaluate and mediate problems, and propose solutions.

  • Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize in a fluid environment with shifting priorities. Ability to develop and implement both short term and long term goals, and coordinate, collaborate and manage large scale projects with multiple stakeholders.

  • Understanding of leadership development theories with a minimum of two (2) years experience in leadership development.

  • Knowledge of and ability to implement marketing strategies and publicity techniques.


  • Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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