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Iowa State University Student Services Specialist II in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Student Services Specialist II

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field.Experience working with student organizations and student activities. Student advising experience.Supervisory experience.Experience interpreting university policy and procedures.

Job Description:

The Memorial Union at Iowa State University (ISU) is seeking qualified candidates for a Leadership and Student Organizations Coordinator (Student Services Specialist II) to oversee the administration of the leadership programs and assist with student organization resources and the student organization recognition process at ISU. The Leadership and Student Organizations Coordinator will expand, develop, support, and promote programming initiatives and resources that address the needs of students in the area of leadership and support the development and formation of student organizations on campus.

Administrative responsibilities of this position include: facilitation of committees of staff, faculty and students; project management; budget planning; and assessment. The Leadership and Student Organizations Coordinator will plan and implement retreats, conferences, and programs, manage the Leadership and Service Center, and facilitate the Student Organization Recognition Board. This position will co- coordinate (with Leadership Studies Faculty) Leadership ISU, a credit-bearing course and Leadership ISU Learning Community for first-year students. Other duties include advising student organizations, advising student leaders in all aspects of program planning, budget development, marketing, public relations, and assessment. This position will maintain collaborative relationships with a variety of student organizations, campus departments, community agencies, faculty, and alumni. This position will supervise and evaluate 1-2 graduate assistants, graduate practicum students, 3-8 peer mentors, and 3 -6 student workers. In addition, this position will perform other duties as assigned such as participating in programming, committee activities, and Memorial Union events.

The successful candidate must have the ability to construct and implement a broad range of educational programming. Must also possess the ability to work with a diverse student body, faculty and staff. The candidate will also possess excellent advising skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:PS806

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: May 3, 2021

Posting Close Date:May 16, 2021

Job Requisition Number:R4805

Iowa State University ( is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community ( .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

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