Coordinator for Student Organizations and Leadership
San Antonio, TX 
Posted 28 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Date Posted

July 15, 2021

Job Category

Job Type



Exempt Status




The mission of Student Involvement is to develop student leaders and contribute to a vibrant campus life. The coordinator supports student organizations by managing the annual registration process and providing leadership education and training, in addition to advising the Student Programming Board. The coordinator is a member of the Student Involvement team and has shared responsibility for the achievement of departmental goals and contributing to assessment initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support student organizations by advising event planning, logistics, and implementation, providing guidance and/or access to campus resources such as organization accounts and T-SPACE reservation access and approval. Provide guidance on campus policies and procedures as they relate to student organizations. Approve student organization space reservation requests. Serve on the Event Review Committee and contribute to risk reduction tactics, committee processes, and campus training efforts in order to support a vibrant campus life while underscoring the safety and wellness of the TU and guest community. Plan and implement a fall and spring campus-wide Student Involvement Fair.
  • Advise Student Programming Board (SPB), a University Sponsored organization responsible for campus programming (including late night and weekend programming), and direct all aspects of student programming on campus, including program planning, evaluation/assessment, and budget management.
  • Act as a resource regarding University, local, state, and federal policies and laws and provide training and support on issues of risk management as directed by the state of Texas. On an annual basis, facilitate the review of relevant student organization policies, including the Student Organization Handbook and Adviser’s Manual.
  • Coordinate and maintain the annual student organization recognition process for approximately 100+ student organizations.
  • Plan and execute Student Leadershipalooza (annual student leader training), New Presidents Meetings, and various training (including Risk Management Training, T-SPACE training) for approximately 150 incoming student leaders of student organizations, including recruiting and training a student team that helps implement programming.
  • Coach student organization leaders through organizational challenges. Act as a leadership consultant for student organization officers and leaders by coordinating workshops and training on an as-needed basis. All staff members in Student Involvement may serve as consultants and trainers.
  • Support continued implementation and use of the Presence platform that enables collection of student organization rosters, annual registration, and event information forms, among other features.


Reports to: Assistant Director for Orientation Programs



At least one year of full-time or graduate assistantship experience in student programming, leadership development, or related functional area.
  • Student Affairs experience in advising, training, leadership education, counseling, and student programming. An understanding of student development theory.
  • Proven commitment to and appreciation for issues of diversity and community. Ability to articulate issues and trends in higher education.
  • Experience designing and conducting assessment activities. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability working in a fast-paced environment and ability to manage multiple tasks with poise and patience.


  • Knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of office procedures and customer service.
  • Knowledge of student development theories and student leadership theories. Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to problem solve and think critically. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to use time efficiently in projects.
  • Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate programs.
  • An understanding of student development theory.
  • Proven commitment to and appreciation for issues of diversity and community. Ability to articulate issues and trends in higher education.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with poise and patience.
  • Ability to assess the performance of others to make improvements.

Education Requirements

Master's degree or equivalent.
Master's degree in Student Personnel/Student Affairs or related field.

Licenses and Certifications

Required to be an authorized driver and van certified upon approval of position.


Contact Information

Human Resources
Trinity University
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212

Trinity University will post non-exempt staff positions for 5 business days and exempt staff positions for 10 business days. Faculty positions will remain open until filled. However, postings may be extended if a sufficient number of qualified applications has not been received. Trinity University also reserves the right to close the posting if a qualified applicant pool has been received.

Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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