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Coordinator of Student Life
Staff Position (11509)

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU’s beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Coordinator of Student Life.

Primary Job Duties: Reporting to the Director of Student Activities, the successful candidate will: coordinate leadership development training; out-of-class educational and co-curricular activities for students participating in a variety of clubs and social organizations; support program planning for over 100 registered student organizations; oversee wellness educational initiatives that support student’s decisions to lead healthy lives, make good choices, and become more involved as student leaders; provide event planning and risk management training for student leaders and club advisors; serve as advisor to programming board and back up advisor to student organizations; participate in a variety of campus community events; act as primary point of contact for website updates; oversee Involved@SU student organization management system; and other duties as assigned. Night and weekend work required.

Minimum Qualifications: Masters Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counselor Education or a related field and a minimum of one to three years fulltime related experience.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: In depth knowledge of student developmental theory, student leadership development and program planning; demonstrated analytical, problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and written & oral communication skills; innovative and creative with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow through effectively; ability to implement and assess programs and services for students, work collaboratively with others, and create educational activities that encompass a strong developmental orientation.

This is a full-time exempt position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System on our website and submit all of the following: a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.

Applications received by July 28, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please click to begin.

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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