Coordinator of Orientation and Transition Programs
Primary Purpose: Reporting to the Director of Orientation and Transition Programs, the Coordinator provides support in the planning, coordination, and implementation of the unit's programs, including orientation for incoming first year and transfer students and their families. The Coordinator is also responsible for oversight, development, and evaluation of student staff.
Essential Functions: 1. Coordinates logistics for high profile, forward facing Orientation and Transition programming in collaboration with university stakeholders using appropriate office technologies and student information systems.
2. Manages and supervises student staff employed by the unit including but not limited to: a. Scheduling, managing, and approval of timesheets for student employees; b. On-boarding and training student staff in accordance with Division and University policy; c. Evaluating student staff and providing formative and summative feedback; communicates concerns about performance in a timely manner.
3. Coordinates the online and face to face education of incoming students to ensure compliance with University, federal, and state requirements including but not limited to alcohol and drug prevention; Title IX education, and use of University technologies.
4. Serves as daily backup to the staff in the Welcome Center and covers the area during lunch or other absences.
5. Assists with the management and updating of the units internal and external communications such as social media and websites.
6. Serves on various Student Life and University committees.
7. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Bachelors degree required,
Two (2) years of prior related experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license and be insurable under the Universitys policy.
Prior experience working in orientation and transition programs. Conversational bilingual ability is a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Solid organizational skills and proven customer service skills.
Ability to work effectively with diverse population of students, to supervise and assist in their development.
Demonstrated knowledge of office computer skills and proficiency with MS Office software.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with use of computer and phone. Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work performed during standard business hours.
Valid drivers license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the Universitys fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.