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  • Wednesday, October 04, 2017 2:06 PM | Caryn Hawkins (Administrator)

    Purpose of Position

    The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located throughout the state.  Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls over 10,000 students.

    With a national reputation in high-demand fields such as Business and Nursing, The University of Texas at Tyler is an emerging force in Texas higher education. The University’s students attend classes on a tree-covered, 318 acre campus nestled around twin lakes while gaining the knowledge and expertise needed to build successful careers.  The University also has branch campuses located in Houston, Longview and Palestine.  Under the leadership of Dr. Michael Tidwell, who joined the university as President in January of 2017, UT Tyler continues to be one of the fastest-growing universities in Texas. The city around the university is expanding as well, with strong economic and population growth. Tyler’s museums, fine arts venues, and prevalence of dining options serve both the Tyler metropolitan area (population 220,000) and the entire North East Texas region (population 800,000+). Tyler is located an hour and a half from the Dallas and Shreveport metro areas, and three hours from Houston.

    • UT Tyler students represent 167 Texas counties, 45 states and 58 nations.
    • UT Tyler is a young, fast-growing university offering outstanding facilities such as the renowned
    • R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center, a centerpiece of cultural entertainment in the East Texas region, and the Herrington Patriot Center, a state-of-the-art fitness center.
    • Employers confirm that UT Tyler graduates are among the best-prepared graduates from any public university in Texas.

    The University of Texas at Tyler offers more than 75 academic degree programs including 4 doctoral degree programs.  The 25 academic departments are located within the following colleges:

    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • College of Business and Technology 
    • College of Education and Psychology
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    • College of Pharmacy

    The Vice President for Student Affairs is a cabinet-level position that reports directly to the President of the University.  The Vice President will serve as the University’s leader for student affairs initiatives.  Key responsibilities include designing, delivering, and assessing student engagement initiatives tied to the new University strategic plan.

    Essential Functions

    The Vice President for Student Affairs leads an extensive range of areas including:

    • Center for Students in Recovery
    • Dean of Students Office
    • Judicial Affairs
    • Residence Life
    • Student Life & Leadership (includes Campus Activities, Greek Life, Leadership and Service, New Student and Family Programs, Student Government Association and student organizations).
    • Student Money Management
    • Student Services (includes Counseling Center, Testing, Student Health and Wellness, Student Accessibility and Resources).
    • Swoop In (bystander intervention).
    • Title IX
    • University Health Clinic
    • Veterans’ Resource Center

    Responsibilities and duties:

    The Vice President will lead a student engagement campaign that will broadly engage all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community members. 

    The Vice President will be responsible for submitting comprehensive, analytics-informed annual student engagement plan to the President. 

    The Vice President will be responsible for coordinating student engagement and student success initiatives across Student Affairs and Academic Affairs. 

    The Vice President will be responsible for developing strong partnerships with academic deans, faculty, administrative leaders, student clubs, and other relevant constituencies both internally and externally.

    The Vice President will be responsible for continuous assessment and improvement of all student affairs and student engagement strategies. 

    To provide leadership and supervise the planning, organization, and coordination of student services of the University while achieving the institutional goals and objectives and ensuring academic support services are provided to students to achieve educational success.

    Advise and confer with the President on management issues involving programs and services of the University, including development and/or revision of policies and procedures; participate in strategic and long range planning for University activities and programs.

    Prepare, recommend and implement budgets for assigned areas; upon expenditure variations, take necessary action to assure compliance with budget limitations and established fiscal policies.

    Required Qualifications

    Critical Job Knowledge/Essential Skills:

    Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills in working with students, parents, faculty, staff, community agencies, and the general public.

    Current knowledge of relevant state, regional, and federal laws and policies including risk management, student conduct, FERPA, Clery Act, and Title IX.

    Experience with student, faculty, and staff shared governance.

    Progressive leadership experience that includes personnel management, budget planning, outcomes assessments, strategic planning, and crisis management.

    Demonstrated commitment and experience working on campus climate issues, including equity, diversity, and inclusivity within a higher education setting

    Education and Experience:

    A master’s degree in a related field from an accredited University. 

    Ten years of increasingly responsible service in the student affairs field or ten years of academic service with increasing responsibility for student programs.

    Evidence of leadership and supervision in the planning, organization, and coordination of student services or similar programs that support the success of students.

    Exceptional ability to build and manage teams in a large and diverse environment.

    Demonstrated strong organizational skills, including the ability to plan, establish priorities, and handle multiple tasks and projects.

    Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    A team builder who is highly motivated, a self-starter, and a dedicated professional.

    Demonstrated commitment to service, support of the academic mission, and continued advancement of the university.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Doctoral degree

    Interested qualified candidates may apply by visiting:

  • Monday, September 25, 2017 4:44 PM | Anonymous

    University of Houston-Clear Lake

    Women, Gender and Sexuality Programs Coordinator

    The Coordinator, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Programs primary responsibility is to develop, implement, and assess women’s, gender, and sexuality initiatives and programs for student support. Exhibit awareness of and programming oriented to how students’ gender and sexuality intersect with their varied demographic backgrounds.  Master’s degree in student development, higher education administration, or a related field is required. Minimum of one year of work experience in a college/university student services department in program development. Knowledge of Women’s and LGBT programming. (Related practicum and internship experience will be considered for this position.) Full-time position with benefits. Pay rate is $17.68 – $22.99 per hour. Background check required. To apply, complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume.


    Applications only accepted online at:


  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:46 AM | Anonymous

    The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    Director of Student Activities

    REPORTS TO: Senior Associate VP for Student Services

    FUNCTION: Responsible for the development and implementation of programs and activities that support the needs and foster the personal growth of students.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree required, preferably in student development or similar area of study. Three (3) to five (5) years in college/university administration in student engagement programs. Prior experience providing cohesive, well-planned campus-wide programming for both residential and commuter students. Evening and weekend commitments required.

    • Develop and implement a strategic plan for a goal-oriented campus activities program that emphasizes student involvement, learning, and leadership. Development and execution of events such as, but not limited to: Orientation, Homecoming, Clubs & Involvement Fair, and weekend programs.
    • Manage effective communication and promotion strategies.
    • Develop annual goals, objectives, assessment, and updates that support the department mission. Administer budgets
    • Serve as an advisor to the Campus Activities Board, Greek Life, Student Senate and leadership training.
    • Supervise department staff and student employees.
    • Other duties as assigned.

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:44 AM | Anonymous

    Lamar State College – Port Arthur

    Director of Student Activities

    The Director of Student Activities reports to the Dean of Student Services. The Director is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of all Student Activities at Lamar State College Port Arthur. The Director also handles student discipline and assists with Title IX investigations. This job requires flexibility in schedule, often requires weekend and evening hours. Develops comprehensive student activities and educational programming for students including, but not limited to, social programming, movies, mental health, sexual assault and violence prevention, alcohol and other drugs, diversity/cultural awareness celebrations.
    Serve as member and/or chair of campus committees such as Student Service Fee Advisory, Fourth of July, Mardi Gras, Community Service, Homecoming, New Student Orientation, Campus Safety Committee, and other appointments.
    Oversee preparation and distribution of student Parking hangtags, ID Services, and Student Handbook.
    Advise Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors.
    Coordinate the Emerging Leaders Program and Student Organization Advising and Registration.
    Initiate review and adjudicate campus discipline and investigate Title IX cases as assigned.
    Prepares, inputs, and distributes Student Survey Information and Entertainment evaluations. Prepares and monitors budgets and Institutional Effectiveness Unit plans.
    Participate in professional organizations and associations.
    Assist Student Services division with special events.
    Perform other duties as assigned.  

  • Wednesday, September 06, 2017 2:38 PM | Anonymous

    Tarleton State University 

    Student Development Specialist III-Assistant Director for Student Conduct 

    Conduct preliminary meetings and/or student hearings to ensure administrative due process is provided and render fair judgement while maintaining ethical and professional standards. Assist in the receipt of complaints and investigation of allegations of violations of the Code of Student Conduct. Assist with the coordination of a variety of outside-the-classroom experiences and learning opportunities. Assist the Associate Dean of Student with a variety of development opportunities, both departmentally and for the general student body, and student welfare issues.

    Serve as a hearing officer for administrative resolution of cases of student and group/organization misconduct. Implement evaluations and assessments for programs to develop solutions to problems and weaknesses. Assist in completing reports for the Judicial Affairs, and in the office assessment efforts in accordance with Judicial Affairs and the Divisional standards, including the Judicial Affairs website and The Code of Student Conduct in the Student Handbook.

    Given the nature of this role, the Assistant Director interacts with various campus departments, community-based agencies, as well as with faculty, staff, and student guardian/family members, confidentiality is paramount.

  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:46 PM | Anonymous

    University of Dallas - Audio Visual Assistant

    The University of Dallas is a private university leading in academics. We thrive on professional development, a family oriented environment, rich tradition, and great employee benefits!

    UD is currently seeking an Audio Visual Assistant who will be responsible for delivery, set-up, and operation of audio-visual equipment, including projectors, video monitors, sound speakers and related equipment for classes, presentations, meetings and other campus events. This individual will have the opportunity to troubleshoot problem areas and provide user support and assistance when required.


    One to two years in a role with audio-visual technology installation, repair, and operation responsibilities.

    May require irregular work hours, including nights and/or weekends.

    If this sounds like the job for you, apply online at:
    EEO/AA/Vet/Disability employer
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:44 PM | Anonymous

    The University of Texas at Arlington

    Student Development Specialist III 

    This position supports the student success initiatives of the university by providing direct support and resources for students in need of substance abuse referrals or crisis intervention. This position is responsible for coordinating prevention programs and resources to address substance abuse and bystander intervention, integral to promoting a community that cares. It will play a strategic role in supporting the prevention and wellness programs in the Division of Student Affairs through the bystander intervention initiative.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1) Plans and coordinates and collaborates with campus partners to offer student programs in the areas of recovery support, bystander intervention, academics, life skills, personal development and overall wellness.

    2) Meets with individual students to assess their readiness and fit for campus resources, including the CSR, Counseling and Psychological services, BASICS and various intervention programs.

    3) Develops programming campaigns, curriculum and events that align with the prevention and wellness initiatives in the Division of Student Affairs.

    4) Prepares programming reports, program summaries, and assessment as required by the Division of Student Affairs.

    5) . Assists in the fundraising events and initiatives to raise support for the program.

    6) Oversees the coordination of weekly support meetings.

    7) Collaborates with student groups to coordinate and manage accountability groups and student programming events.

    8) Conducts outreach and service on behalf of the department to on-and off-campus constituents.

  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:40 PM | Anonymous

    Texas A&M University-Central Texas

    Assistant Director of Academic Support

    Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on May 27, 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is a military friendly, upper-level institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees for life’s next chapter.


    The Assistant Director of Educational Services, under general direction, assists with the operation and supervision of the Educational Services Offices.


    Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Six years of related experience with high school or College aged students in an educational environment.

    Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. 
    Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.


    A master’s degree in higher education administration, education, or related field is preferred.

    Five years of experience in academic support, tutoring, learning assistance, or related programs.

     HOURS:  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm;  some nights/weekends

     SALARY:   $42,666

     JOB POST CLOSING DATE:   Open Until Filled

    Interested applicants MUST apply online at  The department requires a cover letter and resume for this position.  Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

    The system will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout the system.

    Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

    Texas A&M University Central Texas is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, and specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of A&M-Central Texas.

    Texas A&M University – Central Texas is an E-Verify institution of higher education.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 3:11 PM | Anonymous

    Texas Tech University 

    Assistant Director, Office of Student Conduct  

    The Office of Student Conduct is responsible for the administration and management of the Code of Student Conduct at Texas Tech University.  The Conduct Hearing Officer in the Office of Student Conduct is a general conduct hearing officer for the adjudication of alleged violations of the Texas Tech University Code of Student Conduct. Primary responsibilities of the Conduct Hearing Officer are as follows:

    • Investigates and adjudicates cases of individual Student Conduct, including, but not limited to referrals from student complainants, faculty and/or staff members, the Texas Tech Police Department, University Student Housing.
    • Supports other Student Conduct Officers and Investigators with the transcription of interviews and development of Investigation Reports.
    • Coordinates University Student Housing Conduct referrals and conducts University Student Housing investigations.
    • Trains University Student Housing staff on conduct process and conduct software.
    • Assists with Clery reporting.
    • Develops marketing and educational materials related to the Conduct Process and Code of Student Conduct.
    • Provides information and assistance to those alleged to have violated the Code of Student Conduct and those reporting allegations of the Code of Student Conduct.
    • Creates individualized, educationally-based sanctions, conditions, and/or restrictions for individual students who are found responsible for violating the Code of Student Conduct.

    Additional Responsibilities: Additional responsibilities of The Conduct Hearing Officer are as follows:
    • Assists the Managing Director, the Associate Director, and Assistant Director(s) of the Office of Student Conduct with student conduct investigations.
    • Assists with the development of annual goals, annual reports, marketing and strategic planning and for programs and services administered / coordinated through the Office of Student Conduct.
    • Assists with crisis intervention and academic / personal referrals to University departments and community agencies. 
    • Assists with campus presentations, education, and outreach efforts related to the Conduct process and the Code of Student Conduct.
    • Assists with the annual review of the Code of Student Conduct.
    • Assists with University Panel Hearing coordination and training.
    • Assists with the Office of Student Conduct database management software, Maxient.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director and/or Director of the Office of Student Conduct.
  • Monday, July 17, 2017 10:48 AM | Anonymous



    TITLE: Student Development Specialist II (Career Consultant)

    EARLIEST START DATE: As soon as possible

    SALARY: $3,010/monthly (negotiable depending on qualifications)

    PURPOSE: Two new Career Consultant roles within the Career Development Center will provide specialized career counseling to assist current students and alumni in developing competencies required to pursue academic and career opportunities and achieve professional goals; promote internship, part-time and full-time employment opportunities; and provide career development through workshops and presentations.


    1. Perform individual career consultation with students and alumni on job search strategies, career/major decision making, resume writing, professional networking and interviewing strategies.

    2. Administer and interpret career assessments (i.e. MyPlan, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, and Strong Interest Inventory, StrengthsQuest, etc.) and advise students on major and career choices.

    3. Develop curriculum for and conduct career development related workshops and class presentations.

    4. Acts as a liaison to University colleges to develop and implement strategies to build rapport with various members of the faculty and staff.

    5. Conduct outreach and promote the Career Development Center events.

    6. Assist in assessing usage and effectiveness of office programs and services through measurable data collection.

    7. Analyze and synthesize labor and job market trends, career opportunities, and career development theory for undergraduates and graduates of the university.

    8. Attend peer staff meetings, trainings, and occasional off-campus training/workshops throughout the year. Participation in external professional associations is necessary.

    9. Ability to work autonomously and in team environment. Work occasional weekends and evenings as assigned. Performs other duties necessary to support the mission and vision of the Career Development Center and The University of Texas at Arlington.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree. Two years’ experience in higher education, career development, business, public relations, marketing or related field. Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. The ability to work independently and to multitask is expected. Strong computer and database skills are required. The position must maintain a high level of professionalism and attention to detail. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree. Demonstrated expertise in career planning and development. Experience in developing and conducting workshops/seminars. Proficient in online tools used for online training and development for distance learning students. Ability to develop and conduct curriculum for workshops, class presentations and other group sessions. Preferred knowledge of Handshake career management platform. Experience in public relations, marketing, sales, development and/or recruitment is a plus. Proficient in the use of social media tools (i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Knowledge of career counseling theories and contemporary job search techniques.


    General office conditions, with the majority of time spent working at a computer. Professional activities and participation in Student Affairs may include off site meetings. Repetitive use of keyboard at work station. Use of manual dexterity. Ability to lift up to 25lbs. Monday – Friday from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Security sensitive, criminal background check conducted.

    TO APPLY: Submit your resume, cover letter and reference list online.


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