Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: One page document on Best Practices for a Parent and Family Center Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.
Assist in the planning and execution of programs for the Parent and Family Center and coordination of associated organizations through the Center
Serve as the primary contact for the Parent and Family Center, maintain Parent and Family Center databases and call logs. Support the planning and execution of the Fall, Spring, and Summer programs, Parent and Family Orientation programs. Manage a marketing and promotion plan for The Center, The Association, and New Mav Parent Orientation programs, including producing publicity materials, web design, and other correspondence. Develop concepts, designs and coordinate mailings of promotional materials and invitations, and direct logistical planning. Maintain records and online forms. Prepare and analyze assessments from participating constituents, students, parents, and departments for various programs. Work with various student affairs departments coordinating special projects such as Parent and Family Weekend and Welcome Week activities. Develop and implement orientation workshops in conjunction with the Director. Work closely with the Director on reports for the Division of Student Affairs ,CAS, Goals and Objectives, Unit Effectiveness Planning. Collaborate with various departments and organizations with in the University and surrounding Arlington community. Prepare year-end report, providing analysis and recommendations for future actions and improvements. Provide front-line support managing phones, coordinating communications for parents, families and prospective students. Support the office through account management and online management of the university management systems DEFINE, MyMav, SHAREPOINT, etc. Provide Support,Reconcile office budgets. Follow up or assist in paying invoices, process vouchers, arrange travel, type correspondence and perform other standard office duties. Serve on university committees as assigned. Share in the overall growth of the Division of Student Affairs.
Other functions as assigned.
Licenses: 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.
Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or a related field. 1 year of experience working with college students in a programmatic and advisory capacity, editing publications, and developing and implementing programs in a higher education setting. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information 1. Employment history,name of company, period employed from month and year to month and year, job title, summary of job duties and 2. Education and school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
2 years of experience working with college students in a programmatic and advisory capacity, editing publications, developing and implementing programs in a higher education setting. Knowledge of database and word processing computer applications. Demonstrated effectiveness working with diverse populations. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with Photoshop and InDesign. Experience creating Parents Guide, newsletters, and other marketing publications. Experience with MS Office Suite Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Some weekend and evening hours required. Criminal background check conducted.