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Position: Coordinator Student Life/Bookstore Wasatch Campus

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
33 4DB – Department not found Full-time A98327

Position Summary:

Coordinate, develop & administer effective, efficient & quality Student Life programming for the Wasatch Campus student body.  This includes coordination and/or sponsoring events for the following areas: Judicial Affairs, Service Learning, Student Health Services, Student Media, Outdoor Adventure Center, Intramurals, Student Government, Clubs & Organizations, and Student Activities.  Review, evaluate, recommend & approve policy/procedure & operation for Wasatch Campus Student Life programs. 


Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Plans, develops and implements a variety of quality Student Life Programs for the Wasatch Campus student body and community each semester. 
  • Supervises and advise Student Life Representatives and volunteers intramural including training on industry trends, program development, operations, events, campus policies, etc. 
  • Trains employees on state and national laws and campus policies and procedures pertaining to student life activities.  
  • Supervises 7-10 part-time student employees and volunteers each semester.  
  • Supervises the creation of campus identification cards for Wasatch Campus Students.     
  • Remains current on theory, practices, techniques, rules and regulations related to responsibilities.
  • Interprets, implements, and enforces regulations relating to each program sponsored by the Office of Student Life. 
  • Manages the coordination and development of new programs as more facilities and resources become available. 
  • Prepares and supervises a budget for each of the specific events and activities.  
  • Markets Student Life Programs through a variety of sources including: direct mail, posters, flyers newspaper advertisements, electronic communication and social networking sites. 
  • Supervises the Wasatch Campus Bookstore including the supervision and scheduling of part-time employees.
  • Coordinates the ordering of bookstore materials, supplies, inventory, textbooks, and soft goods with the main campus buyers. 
  • Maintains proper reports and cash control of bookstore sales and deposits. 
  • Ensures that the bookstore policies, procedures and hours are kept as authorized by the Director of the Bookstore.
  • Cross-train in a variety of areas including: academic advisement, financial aid, and other student support services in order to provide direction to students who need assistance in these areas and other duties as assigned. 
  • Maintains accurate records including inventory, ordering of soft goods, requests for specific book titles, cash management reports, and employee schedules and timecards. 
  • Reviews, analyzes, evaluates, and approves budgets and on-going financial management for department within area of responsibility.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • The Coordinator of Student Life/Bookstore for Wasatch Campus supervises the part-time staff for the bookstore and 7-10 volunteers for the Student Life Program.

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends. 
  • Alternative shifts may be required during certain periods of the year. 
  • Ability and willingness to work in extreme conditions of heat and cold during summer and winter months is a must.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Recreation, Student Affairs, Psychology or a degree closely related to the summary of duties; OR an associate’s degree as described above and two years of experience related to the summary of duties; OR any combination of education and/or experience related to the summary of duties totaling four years.

  • Knowledge of student activities programs, management theories, practices, procedures, and techniques, including college-level student leadership program management;
  • Knowledge of laws and issues dealing with student life programs
  • Knowledge of liability insurance and risk management procedures with the ability to monitor participants and eliminate potential hazards
  • Skills in development and coordination of student life programs, including advising student volunteers and policy/procedure development
  • Skills in financial management, including the ability to develop and monitor budgets for each activity and read and submit financial reports for the bookstore.
  • Ability to develop resources on and off campus in support of programs
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to train employees, club advisors/leaders and students in operation of programs; and ability to market student life programs and bookstore offerings.
  • Knowledge and computer skills in word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets and other basic functions (email, internet, etc…)
  • Ability to use standard office  and bookstore equipment (copier, fax machine, cash register, credit card terminal, inventory control programs, etc..)

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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