Department: Student Orientation Programs
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $40,000 - $48,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
Application Review Begins
March 10, 2024; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.
It is the mission of Student Orientation Programs to introduce new and prospective students and their families to the university's intellectual climate. In addition, we seek to improve the quality of the new student experience by assisting with academic, personal, and social adjustment to the university, demonstrating the University of Oregon's commitment to teaching, learning, and scholarship. Through recruitment programs such as the Ambassador Program, Duck Preview, Duck Days, and orientation events such as IntroDUCKtion and Week of Welcome, Student Orientation Programs serve approximately 70,000 visitors, prospective students, new students, and families.
The Coordinator for Campus Tours serves as a member of the Student Orientation Programs.
This position has a significant impact on the achievement of the university's recruitment goals because of its focus on a multi-faceted visit strategy including the expansion of in-person, on-campus visits, and virtual options to meet the demands of the university and prospective students.
The Coordinator collaborates with campus partners and community stakeholders to ensure the messages, facts, and information about university programs and services are accurate and that the university's stories are shared effectively during the campus visit. Additionally, the coordinator is essential to the ongoing successful recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of the Ambassadors, who will staff the on- and off-campus programs and events coordinated by the successful candidate.
Like all full-time staff on the campus visits team, the Coordinator independently develops and implements programs, events, and training initiatives to meet the University's recruitment goals. The position requires a significant amount of professional judgment and will have a great deal of autonomy regarding work planning; selection and training of student staff and volunteer
mentors; presenting the university to tens of thousands of prospective student and community constituents, families, and campus organizations; and application of university student employment policies.
The Coordinator will directly supervise 30-40 Ambassadors as well as some supervision of the daily operation of visits for all 80+ student Ambassadors. Secondary responsibilities include additional travel on behalf of the university and other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of skills, experience, and education.
• Two years of work experience in higher education administration, enrollment management, student affairs, or a related field; graduate-level work applies.
• Commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
• Ability to work in a dynamic, highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
• Experience hiring, training, and supervising student employees.
• Excellent organization, planning, public relations, and presentation skills.
• Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Educational background and work experience in higher education administration, enrollment management, student development, or related field.
• Second language skills desired; candidates who are fluent in Spanish will be given preference.
• Experience planning and implementing large-scale programs.
• One year of experience hiring, training, and supervising student employees and/or volunteers.
• Master's degree in higher education administration, student affairs, or a related field.
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at email@example.com or 541-346-5112.
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