The University of Texas At Austin
Student Affairs Administrator - Off Campus and Outreach Coordinator
Dean of Students
Hours per week
40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Earliest Start Date
Terminates on 04/30/2021
Position open to
Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies
High student traffic environment with frequent interruptions, outdoor activity, and long hours during peak periods. Possible lifting of boxes 30-40 pounds during program preparation and set up. Position requires some work on nights and weekends. Must be able to multi-task and maintain calm demeanor in hectic situations.
Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply
A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
To coordinate resource and support efforts for undergraduate off campus students. Coordinate programming for identified student populations including the Horns Helping Horns program, a program within the office of New Student Services that supports enrolled UT students that are emancipated and or foster care alumni.
Develop and coordinate ongoing outreach efforts, respond to concerns and serve as a resource for undergraduate students who reside in the off campus area immediately around the University. Develop and implement communications plans to follow-up with and engage with off campus and HHH students (including,but not limited to, e-letters, texting, website and social media). Collaborate with NSS communications team in order to maintain consistency with department and institutional branding guidelines. Consult with college personnel in various areas, including but not limited to, financial aid, admissions, registrar, student accounts receivables, veteran services, international office, student emergency services, counseling and health services to better support student participants. Coordinate workshops throughout the academic year to educate students about campus resources and build community. Coordinate service projects throughout the academic year for off campus and HHH students. Expand outreach efforts to identify and support enrolled UT students who are emancipated, experiencing homelessness, or have been identified as foster care alumni via the HHH program. Meet with HHH students throughout the academic year to check their academic progress and provide support (emotional and/or financial) where needed. Maintain a database of program participants with yearly financial expenditures. Order text book and class materials each semester for HHH participants. Oversee implementation of future programming initiatives including off campus student appreciation week and volunteer-community service activities. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with off campus partners-consortiums with shared goal of generating resource info for students. Administer and analyze survey data to assess and address the current needs of off campus and specific populations of students. Research best practices at peer institutions to develop programs and services. Customize programming for off campus and specific student populations including HHH that could be delivered in the following settings: new student orientation (concurrent sessions), Longhorn Welcome, RISE Conference, and other events identified and supported by the department. Attend institutional and community events to establish productive relationships with key stakeholders. Coordinate mentor program for HHH by providing training for new mentors and providing resources for all current mentors throughout the year. Track mentor pairings by sending out assessments to both mentors and mentees to ask about their experience. Meet with development representative to provide annual reports on the program and to learn about possible stewardship opportunities with donors. Assist with special assignments within New Student Services, the Dean of Students Office, and the Division of Student Affairs.
Class C Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelors degree. Three years of relevant work experience in student affairs and/or student personnel experience in higher education. Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet deadlines with overlapping projects. Demonstrated ability to work independently with accuracy and attention to detail and follow instructions without close supervision. Goal-driven, self-directed and creative with excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, verbal, and written skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups. Ability to work as a member of a collaborative team with strong interpersonal skills and professionalism. Ability to work effectively with campus and community stakeholders. Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite. Familiarity with social media and web applications for outreach, productivity, and other projects to enhance student engagement. Professional demeanor with regular and punctual attendance. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Masters degree in college student personnel, counseling, higher education administration, sociology, social work, community psychology, public administration, public relations, or a related field. Experience in student affairs within a Research I institution of higher education. Experience in community-based work, whether at a university, corporation, or nonprofit organization. Call center and/or campus housing experience in a university setting. Student development and community based theory applications in working with college students. Experience in creating survey tools and an understanding of assessing data. Working experience with social media and web applications for outreach, productivity, and other projects to enhance student engagement.
May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Possible lifting of boxes 30-40 pounds during program preparation and set up. Position requires some work on nights and weekends. Must be able to multi-task and maintain calm demeanor in hectic situations.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.
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