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  • Friday, December 07, 2018 2:32 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title               Director, Conference & Event Services 

    Job Description

    The Union Administration Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Director, Conference & Event Services to join our team. The primary purpose of this position is to oversee all aspects of event planning and management services. Areas of oversight include scheduling, event planning, technical services, event set ups, and event implementation. Events will include camps and conferences for both internal and external clients. Coordinates and collaborates with various campus entities and other stakeholders.

    Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

    * Participates in the senior management team and provides assistance in planning and assessment of services relative to functional areas.

    * Develops strategic direction for all areas of operation.

    * Hires and oversees staff including hiring, training, evaluation, coaching, and professional development.

    * Provides excellence in customer service to all clients and constituents.

    * Budget preparation, allocation, and monitoring for functional areas.

    * Stays current on best practices for conference and event services.

    * Builds relationships with partners and stakeholders to meet the goals of the department and university.

    * Assures adequate risk assessment and response for scheduled events.

    * Participates in University committees and planning groups as appropriate for position.

    The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

    Bachelor's Degree in related field and five years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    * Extensive knowledge of event planning, event management, and event implementation.

    * Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    * Excellent presentation skills.

    * Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships.

    * Ability to supervise, train, and plan work of subordinates.

    * Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

    * Skill in use of computer, Microsoft office and/or other software. 

    The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

    * Master's Degree with five years of experience in event management and supervision.

    * ACUI and ACEED-I knowledge and/or membership.

    * Experience with Event Management System (EMS) and CVENT software programs. 

    Quicklink for Posting: 

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. 

  • Monday, December 03, 2018 10:27 AM | Anonymous

    Coordinator for Student Engagement - #494918

    Setzer Student Center

    Lamar University


    The Coordinator for Student Engagement will provide leadership through coordination and participation in developing workshops and retreats, student staff selection and training, fiscal oversight, assessment and marketing to support student organizations.  The Coordinator will also provide support and assistance within the Setzer Student Center by assisting with Homecoming, student tailgates, and signature Setzer Student Center programs. The Coordinator will report to the Associate Director for Programming and Events.


    • Provide leadership and direction for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) composed of 200 organizations; advise and provide training opportunities to student organization leaders and faculty/staff advisors
    • Develop, implement and assess comprehensive leadership curricula for ongoing student organization leader training; build a framework of need-based training to accommodate varied levels of student leadership development.
    • Coordinate registration and oversight of student organizations; maintain accurate information such as rosters, constitutions, by-laws and databases for student organizations and student leadership, as well as faculty/staff advisors.
    • ·        Assist new student organizations to ensure adherence and compliance to all student organization guidelines, requirements and documentation throughout the entire year
    • Develop and host advisor luncheons to maintain positive relationships with RSO faculty/staff advisors
    • Plan and coordinate student organization initiatives such as the Student Involvement Fair and RSO participation in university events, i.e. Cardinal View.
    • Coordinate trainings and workshops on RSO policies and procedures, OrgSync, Anti-Hazing, Risk Management, Fiscal Training, and other related leadership topics for student organizations.
    • Coordinate student participation in major University initiatives such as Graduation Commencement; Cardinal View; Homecoming; Week of Welcome; New Student Orientations; Student Leadership Conference; and other programs as they arise.
    • Work closely with the Associate Director for Greek Life on: leadership development, training, expansion, recruitment, retention, educational programming, risk management and adherence to policies, procedures and standards of the fraternity and sorority community.
    • Assist the University Finance and Procurement Office (i.e., Budget, Purchasing and Accounts Payable Office) with coordinating student organization financial paperwork and managing student organization accounts (i.e. coordinating Registered Student Organization Fiscal Certification and Training, etc.).
    • Develop and manage the Student Organization Resource room within the Setzer Student Center.  Facilitate the coordination of the storage room and lockers and assigning the work stations for the RSOs.  
    • Hire, train and supervise student organization assistants and student accountants.
    • ·        Ensure student organizations are abiding by federal, state, and Texas State University System Rules and Regulations, University Policies including but not limited to all rules and policies in the University Student Code of Conduct, Registered Student Organization Handbook and Fiscal Manual, Setzer Student Center Operations policies, and any other related University policies for Registered Student Organizations.
    • ·        Assist the Associate Director for Programming and Events to administer the use of OrgSync software.
    • ·        Facilitate Co-Sponsorship funds process with the Committee of Student Organizations. Oversee the application, approval process and the distribution of these funds. 
    • ·        Maintain the Student Programs webpage; continuously update webpage and University marketing materials related to Student Programs and provide online resources for student organization leaders and advisors
    • ·        Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the Associate Director for Programming and Events, or designee.  

    Minimum Qualifications:

    §  Master’s degree in student personnel, counseling, higher education or related field must be obtained by the effective date of the appointment.

    §  Graduate assistantship experience working in a higher education setting with preference in student involvement, activities, programming, and/or student organizations.

    §  Proficient in OrgSync, Collegiate Link, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and similar programs

    §  Strong supervisory, event planning, marketing/advertising, and budgeting experience

    §  Strong skills in facilitating co-curricular programs, workshops, and retreats.

    A resume, letter of interest and complete contact information for three professional references is required.

    All applications must be submitted through Lamar University -

  • Monday, December 03, 2018 10:24 AM | Anonymous

    Director of Academic Advising and Retention 

    Position Information

    Security Sensitive Statement

    This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Posting Information

    Position Title

    Director of Academic Advising and Retention

    Position Number


    Posting Number


    Start Date


    Close Date

    Open Until Filled


    Special Instructions To Applicants

    Review of qualified applications will begin December 14, 2018. To insure consideration, please submit prior to that date.

    Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process.

    The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

    In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

    If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.
    Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

    Job Summary

    The Director of Academic Advising and Retention reports to the Dean of Student Services and is responsible for improving the quality of academic advising and student retention by providing information, advice and assistance to students. Directs the activities of the advising office. Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Master’s degree in education, guidance counseling, student development, or related discipline. Requires three to five years of experience providing effective academic advising to students in higher education.
    Must have an understanding of student development, student learning, career development, and other relevant theories in education, social sciences, and humanities.
    Must be a multi-task oriented individual with an appreciation for working within deadlines. Must have working knowledge of personal computer and various software.
    Ability to communicate effectively including public speaking. Ability to supervise. Ability to deal with students, faculty and staff in professional manner. Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others. Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.

    Requires frequent sitting, walking, and seeing. Requires frequent standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying objects up to 50 pounds; and lifting objects up to 50 pounds; operating a personal computer, calculator, and various office equipment. Requires infrequent stooping, bending, sorting, and filing.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preference given to candidates with advising experience in public two year colleges. Familiarity or ability to learn TSI and other Texas Higher Education requirements. Communicate with the campus regarding student experiences and concerns. Stay abreast of the research, theories, legislation policies, technology, and developments that affect services provided by the Advising Department. Support and assist advisors in management of special projects, i.e. Scholarship Program, New Student Orientation, Students of Concern Program, Prison Program, International Students, and other campus programs. Participate in graduation ceremony. Institutional planning duties for the advising office. Participate in Student Services Departmental staff meetings. Supervise and educate Academic Advisors, Faculty Advisors, and Coordinator of Disability Services. Assign users for advising in Banner. Provide access to continuing and advanced education and appropriate professional development opportunities to improve the leadership ability, competence, and skills of all employees. Participate in local, state, and/or national professional associations. Supports campus events and activities. Perform other duties as assigned.


    Commensurate with experience; minimum $54,000.; Plus Benefits

    Work Hours

    8am -5pm M-F, other times occasionally

    Essential Job Functions

    Essential Job Functions

    Provide an advising program that is efficient and effective. Interpret institutional, general education, and major requirements, policies, and procedures.

    Essential Job Functions

    Responsible for the development of staff and the services they provide. Plan the New Student Orientation, assist with Campus Open Houses, and other events as assigned.

    Essential Job Functions

    Provide information for Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, IPEDSreport, and other agencies.

    Essential Job Functions

    Promote student retention and persistence. Identify and promote environmental conditions that may influence academic achievement.

    Essential Job Functions

    Enforce TSI Compliance.

    Essential Job Functions

    Coordinate and track responses for students of concern identified by faculty and staff. Identify at-risk students and provide an intrusive intervention plan for each student.

    Essential Job Functions

    Provide a minimum of two training sessions for Academic Advisors and any employee with advising responsibilities prior to registration each semester.

    Essential Job Functions

    Refer students with mental health issues to counseling centers. Refer students with learning challenges to resources on campus.

    Essential Job Functions

    Evaluate advising staff to assure accurate advising, registration, and TSICompliance for students.

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2:42 PM | Anonymous


    Career Consultant

    Center for Career & Professional Development

    Lamar University

    The Center for Career & Professional Development provides professional guidance and resources to undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates. Programs and services are designed to educate, counsel, and engage students and alumni in career planning and decision-making, experiential learning, continuing education, and/or employment search activities. 

    Position Summary:

    Focusing on arts and sciences, fine arts and communications students, the chosen candidate will use online and face to face strategies to deliver sessions on job seeking strategies and career-related topics, internships, and career options; administering career assessments, assisting with choosing a major, and the job search process; and providing information on graduate school programs and the application process. The successful candidate will also assist the team in conducting employer recruiting events online and on site.


    • Career advising: Provide career counseling to arts and sciences, fine arts and communications students;  administering and interpreting career assessment inventories when appropriate; providing assistance to students and alumni with career planning, resume writing, interview techniques, internships, and job search skills
    • Educational programming: Assist with the planning and execution of recruiting events and writing career related blog posts to meet the needs of Lamar students.
    • Employer relations: Assist in establishing and maintaining employer relationships: assist in the organization of virtual and face-to-face job fairs, other networking events.
    • Outreach: To undecided students, student organizations, cardinal learning communities, honors, fraternities and sororities in exploring relationship with major, career, aspirations and skill development.   
    • Connections: To Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Fine Arts & Communication, Undergraduate Advising Center, New Student Orientation and Alumni Affairs.
    • Promotion: in-class presentations of “what can I do with a major in” state and federal government hiring, business, social service and health care careers to academic classes.
    • Some evening presentations to student groups and employer networking events during the year where appropriate.


    Master's degree in counseling, human resources, college student personnel services, higher education, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher learning is required.

    Prefer strong oral and written communication skills, able to develop and give group presentations. Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Publisher, Photo Shop, PowerPoint); publishing software; email; and Internet browser.  At least one year of work experience in higher education, government or business.

    A resume, letter of interest and complete contact information for three professional references is required.  All applications must be submitted through Lamar University

    Lamar University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational institution and employer.  Lamar University will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Lamar University


    Home to over 15,000 students, Lamar University, located near Houston in Beaumont, TX, is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The 292-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. 

    The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Compared to other universities near Houston. Lamar's small class sizes and low student-to-faculty ratio allow students to build meaningful relationships with expert faculty who truly care about their success.

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2:26 PM | Anonymous

    Associate Director for Programming and Events - #499291

    Position Description

    Lamar University is seeking a full-time Associate Director for Programming and Events to join the dynamic team of professionals in the Setzer Student Center (SSC).

    The SSC provides programs that enhance personal, social, and leadership development to complement the educational growth of Lamar University students. The SSC also serves as the center of campus life and provides a shared home for the University; welcoming students, faculty, alumni, staff, parents, and guests. The primary functions of the SSC include working with program board, student organizations, leadership programs, civic engagement, campus activities, and programming spaces.



    Reporting to the Director of the Setzer Student Center, the Associate Director for Programming and Events leads the overall development and implementation of large-scale campus events and activities to enhance the growth and development of all students by providing social, cultural, and educational opportunities to engage all students with the campus and the community. Annual planning and implementation of campus-wide student programs include but not limited to Week of Welcome, Homecoming, and other special events.

    The Associate Director for Programming and Major Events responsibilities include:

    •          Supervise the Coordinator for Student Engagement in providing advisement, support and guidance to over 200 student organizations and their faculty advisors.
    •          Supervise and provide leadership for student involvement and programming that includes Cardinals Activities Board (CAB), major events, student organizations, and commuter programs.
    •          Hire, train/develop and supervise 6 - 8 student directors, student assistant directors, and student coordinators of the CAB in the area of student activities and campus programming under the standards of National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), and Council for Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. Manage the preparation and execution of the programming budgets and maintenance of financial records for assigned accounts.
    •          Develop and coordinate all student-centered programs during Homecoming Week and represent the SSC at university-wide Homecoming meetings.
    •          Develop a co-curricular transcript in partnership with the Office of New Student and Leadership Programs and the Coordinator for Student Engagement.
    •          Represent the University and Division of Student Engagement on various committees, including but not limited to the following: Committee on Student Organizations, Homecoming, and other University special events.
    •          Facilitate annual assessment, compiling reports that reflect accomplishments of goals, and produces a contemporary reporting of data related to the Division and University's Strategic Plan.
    •          Must work collaboratively with other departments on-campus and off­campus agencies to achieve objectives.
    •          Act as the main contact with entertainers and agencies, in terms of negotiation and commitments working collaboratively with the University Contract Administrator and SSC Director, in the execution of the contractual agreements.
    •          Coordinate, prepare and disseminate publications and marketing materials related to student activities to students, staff, and faculty.
    •          Develop and coordinate programs that support senior week.
    •          Develop and coordinate programs that support the commuter student experience.
    •          Co-facilitate the Week of Welcome programs with the Office of New Student and Leadership Programs.
    •          Serve in place of the Director, when the Director is not available.
    •          Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    •          Master's Degree in student personnel, student affairs, counseling or another related major from an accredited University is required. Two or more years of successful full time administrative experience, preferably managing student activities, large-scale programming, promotions or special events.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    •          Demonstrated understanding of the value of student activities and of the motivation of students who participate in the activities, and how their experiences affect their development. Must have an understanding of and the ability to apply student development theories.
    •          Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with faculty and staff to support student centered initiatives.
    •          Prior experience supervising full time staff or graduate assistants.
    •          Demonstrated experience in event and budget planning with the ability to work a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends, as needed.
    •          Knowledge and experience using integrated software systems including but not limited to OrgSync, Collegiate Link, Microsoft Office applications, Banner, and Adobe Suites/Photoshop/Publisher.
    •          Demonstrated knowledge and ability to understand and practice new social media trends to help and foster the development of marketing associated with office communication tools such as Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
    •          Commitment to diversity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations.

    Revised 10/30/18

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2:24 PM | Anonymous
    Institution * Dallas County Community College District
    Position * Chief - Internal Auditor
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    Position Summary: 
    Functions as a member of the senior management team, responsible for instituting policies and procedures that provide effective internal management of the organization by assessing risk and ensuring that the DCCCD has appropriate internal controls and effective and efficient processes and programs. Responsible for accelerating organizational performance through strategic planning and organizational effectiveness. Bears significant responsibility, accountability and authority within an organization to meet the vision, mission and goals of the DCCCD.

    Minimum Knowledge and Experience: Master’s degree or higher plus seven (7) years of job related experience. Current CPA licensure plus five (5) years of auditing experience including supervisory experience. Official transcripts/copy of certifications will be required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

    Link to posting
    Close date Sunday, January 6, 2019
    Posting Expires * Sunday, January 6, 2019

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 3:55 PM | Anonymous
      • College Station TAMU

    • Job Title

      Student Development Specialist II


      Texas A&M University


      Residence Life And Housing

      Proposed Minimum Salary

      $3,042.67 monthly

      Job Location

      College Station, Texas

      Job Type


      Job Description

      The Community Director (CD) is a full-time, live-in position which provides administrative, supervisory, student programming, student support, and conflict resolution skills in a residence hall setting and multiple communities. The Community Director is a live-in member of the residence hall staff and provides on-duty coverage to an on-campus population of over 7,000 students.

      Required Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • One or more years of experience in student affairs work or related specialty with a bachelor’s degree. (No experience required with a master’s degree.)

      Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
      • Ability to think critically and problem solve.
      • Ability to utilize strong organizational, administrative, and communication skills.
      • Effectively establish professional relationships and communicate with a diverse population.
      • Ability to act independently and react appropriately in crisis situations, and maintain confidentiality.

      Other Requirements or Other Factors

      • Basic functions or fundamental job responsibilities for the position of Community Director include having the ability to: (1) travel between assigned areas and other departmental facilities; (2) direct and respond to emergencies; (3) assist with the management of the physical conditions within the residence halls; (4) operate a computer system using various types of software applications; and (5) ascend and descend multiple flights of stairs, especially in cases of emergencies.
      • Basic functions necessary for the position in the area of communications include the ability to: (1) read reports, gather and analyze data and compile information for written reports; (2) prepare written memorandums and documents and compile the numerous forms needed in the daily operation of managing the residence halls; and (3) communicate effectively, both orally and written, with residents, parents, visitors, faculty, and staff.
      • These duties include ability to climb stairs, see, use a video display terminal, talk and hear, travel from building to building.

      Preferred Education and Experience:

      • Master’s degree in student affairs, counseling, or related field.
      • Previous year of full-time (or two years part-time) residence hall experience is strongly preferred.
      • Experience with mediation and conflict resolution. Demonstrated professional maturity.
      • Demonstrated professional leadership and decision-making abilities.

      Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Understand how to apply student development theory in a residence hall setting.
      • Knowledge of key and occupancy management.


      • Prioritize student learning throughout residence life programs and services. Works with stakeholders (which could include students, faculty, staff, and alumni) to develop living-learning experiences for all residents as needed. Encourages Resident Advisors’ relationships with floor/ramp/wing residents. Assists and advises Resident Advisors in the development of their hall programs and activities, aligning with our mission and programming model, under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life.
      • Develops an interest in each resident; gets to know them and is aware of their needs. Creates and maintains a community environment conducive for sleep and study. Is available to residents who many need information, help working through personal or academic issues, or need to talk. Promotes and facilitates goals and objectives of living learning communities (LLCs) within your area (where applicable) under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life. Works with additional staff associated with the LLC such as program advisors, peer advisors, peer mentors, faculty members, etc. Incorporates the theme of the LLC into as many creative avenues as possible in order to launch enthusiasm and steady momentum within the LLC. Leads and participates in LLC specific events including but not limited to LLC training, LLC programs, LLC information sessions, and open houses.
      • Serves as a positive role model for all students. Strives to make a positive difference in the lives of residents. Supervises, mentors, and evaluates eight to sixteen Resident Advisors. Supervises, mentors, and evaluates up to three Graduate Hall Director(s). Establishes and develops good working relationships with all staff members. Develops a team approach through communication and cooperation among staff. Facilitates weekly staff meeting with Resident Advisors. Meets individually with Resident Advisors and Graduate Hall Director(s) on a regular basis for exchange of information; discussion of ideas, progress within the position, problem-solving; and to address any concerns.
      • Regularly shares feedback of individual staff members and their work by offering recognition and constructive criticism when appropriate. Completes a written evaluation of each staff member each semester based on their performance within the position and as directed by a Coordinator of Residence Life. Participates in the Resident Advisor staff selection process, under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life: encouraging students with high potential to apply for positions, interviewing candidates, assisting with group process, reviewing candidate files, and making recommendations for hiring. Assists with the recruitment and selection of graduate and professional staff, under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life.
      • Meets with supervisor regularly for exchange of information; discussion of ideas, progress within the position, problem-solving; and to address any concerns. Manages the administration of one or more residence halls. Maintains accurate and secure records such as key inventories, occupancy management, rosters, room inventory, furniture inventories, and other administrative records as directed by your supervisor. Submits necessary reports, such as incident reports and follow-ups, etc., in a timely manner. Maintains regular office hours from 9am-5pm, except when in position-related meetings. Coordinates damage billing and holds students accountable for vandalism within the residence halls by initiating individual and group assessment for the damages as appropriate. Regularly uses and maintains email and phone communication.

      • Coordinates room change process in cooperation with Housing Assignments Office. Serves on various committees and task forces throughout the year at the discretion of the Director or Associate Director of Residence Education. Provides assistance to the area offices with daily operations or special projects as assigned by supervisor. Regularly documents student learning within the residence halls. Manages the creation, implementation, delivery, and reporting of assessment project(s), under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life. Completes end of the year report for your community, under the direction of your supervisor.

      • Works with summer conferences, summer school operations, and/or summer staffing and training. Communicates with conference clients (including summer school residents), Custodial Services, Conference and Guest Services, and other support staff. Assists each conference or summer school operation with their individual needs within the residence halls. Prepares billing information and other reports after each conference and submit to Conference and Guest Services (when applicable). Coordinates staff schedules for daily activities, including room inspections, check-in, and check-out for conferences and/or residents. Performs all duties outlined in the Summer Operations Manual.
      • Serves as the primary advisor to a community council, including attendance at meetings, review and support of activities, and monitoring financial activity. Acts as a secondary advisor to other community councils within your area, assisting graduate hall directors with the hall council in their residence hall. Provides leadership development and learning to members of community councils and student organizations under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life. Displays a positive attitude and supports the Department of Residence Life in its philosophy and policies located in the Residence Hall Handbook. Educates residents on university and residence hall policies and procedures in addition to standards of community responsibility. Works closely with Student Conduct Office (SCO) to ensure that conduct cases and appeals are addressed thoroughly and properly. Facilitates in-hall conduct meetings with residents and oversee all sanctioning for these cases, under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life. Assists in co-adjudication and panel hearings with SCO as needed. Follows up on reports of concerning student behavior and maintains appropriate records.
      • Supports University wide staff training efforts by participating actively and demonstrating a positive attitude, under the direction of a Coordinator of Residence Life. Presents or co-presents staff training and/or in-service training programs. Attends fall, spring, and summer training sessions. Provides on-going training and development for Resident Advisors and Graduate Hall Director(s).
      • Participates in Community Hall Director on-duty rotation covering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for an on-campus population of over 7,000 residents. Responds and follows up as appropriate to emergency or critical incidents related to students on campus. Coordinates the regular duty schedules of the Resident Advisors and share with the appropriate staff. Serves as essential personnel, as designated by the director of Residence Life.
      • Oversees the general upkeep and facility care of your area, including regular walk-throughs of the residence halls to effectively monitor the condition of the facilities. Maintains accurate key and occupancy records, including use of online departmental databases to submit weekly key reports and update occupancy. Coordinates opening and closing of the residence halls within your area, including dissemination of information, distribution and collection of keys, inspection of facilities, and other processes. Schedules fire drills twice a semester, coordinate fire/life safety inspections, and conducts fire/life safety meetings, including appropriate follow up, sanction meetings, and paperwork. Partners with Facilities & Operations to maintain aesthetics and upkeep of the community. Performs other duties as assigned.

      Special Note: Applicants are strongly encouraged to upload the following: Cover Letter, Resume' and 3 professional references.

      DSA Diversity & Inclusion Statement

      Texas A&M is committed to diversity. It is our policy not to discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Furthermore, we will maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

      Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

      All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

      Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 3:53 PM | Anonymous

    University of Texas at El Paso

    Job Description


    Job Code:        

    Job Title:          Assistant Dean of Students 

    Department:     Dean of Students

    Reports To:       Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Students                          

    FLSA Status:      Exempt

    Prepared By:     Human Resource Services

    Creation / Revision Date: August 2018

    Summary:  The Assistant Dean of Students is responsible for enhancing the academic education of our students through the development and oversight of policies, procedures and programs that promote personal and professional growth and development.  This position plays a primary role in supporting the Dean of Students in both the day-to-day functions as well as broader visioning for Dean of Students Office and the Student Engagement wing of the Division of Student Affairs. The Assistant Dean assumes responsibilities for the Dean of Students in his/her absence, and communicates with important stakeholders on behalf of the Dean and the Office.  The Assistant Dean of Students plays an integral role in the academic and professional development of students’ assets through a variety of high-impact experiences. In order to be successful, the Assistant Dean will need to work collaboratively with the Division of Student Affairs, Academic Affairs and Business Affairs and many offices throughout the University.

    Note:  The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.  Incumbents may perform all or some of the primary accountabilities listed below.  Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State where the applicant resides and must be insurable as defined in the UT System BPM 16-05-02, as applicable to the performance of essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

    Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

    Department and Division Leadership and Management:

    ·        In partnership with the Dean, provide leadership, management and support to the departments, units and organizations that report to the Associate Vice President and Dean of Students.  

    ·        Serves as a member of the Student Engagement Leadership Team and contribute to the broader institutional goals of increasing participation by students in student life activities and UTEP Edge high-impact experiences such as on-campus student employment, study abroad, student leadership or internships and specific events such as but not limited to Minerpalooza, Community of Care, Project MOVE and the Regional Leadership Conference.

    ·        Supports Directors in developing, implementing and conducting comprehensive department assessment plans that include evidence of student learning and student and customer satisfaction as well as monthly Department Dashboards, Impact Reports and strategic plans containing specific and measurable goals and objectives.

    ·        Serves as a primary resource for faculty, staff and students on behavioral issues, issues related to academic success, physical or mental health, financial struggles and transition challenges as well as rules, policies and procedures outlined in Regents Rules and the Handbook of Operating Procedures that pertain to students such as free speech and assembly, student travel, student organizations and the student code of conduct.  

    Student Engagement and Student Success:

    ·        Meets with students who are struggling with issues related to academic success, physical or mental health, financial struggles and transition challenges, addressing concerns and referring student to on and off-campus resources.

    ·        Directly responsible for the facilitation of several institutional programs and activities including but not limited to Alcohol Awareness Week, Hazing Prevention Week and RUOK Day and creating opportunities for involvement for students that promote student responsibility and accountability. 

    ·        Anticipate, evaluate and address changes in student needs, in order to design and implement programs and services to improve the student experience on campus and support student success.

    ·        Develop and implement a robust marketing and outreach plan that not only encourages students to take advantage of resources available on-campus, but contributes significantly to the overall retention of students at the University.  

    ·        Provides direct oversight of the UTEP Food Pantry and collaborate with Financial Aid, the Foster, Homeless, Resource and Adoptive program and others to provide emergency aid to students in need. 

    Emergency/Crisis Management and Institutional Compliance

    ·        Provide individual case management for students who are experiencing crisis and intervene directly in highly sensitive cases involving critical illness/injury, mental health and other concerns, coordinating resources, support and interim measures to ensure academic success.

    ·        Establish strong partnerships with the Assistant Vice President for Student Support, Counseling and Psychological Services, the UTEP Police Department, Environmental Health and Safety and Parking and Transportation Services and others necessary to manage critical incidents and support student success.

    ·        Assure compliance with laws and regulations and minimize institutional liability by systematically reviewing University compliance with federal and state mandated reporting and disclosure requirements under the pursue of the Dean of Students Office, including but not limited to the production and dissemination of notices to students and/or the university community such as the Annual Security Report, notification required of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act and Anti-Hazing Notifications.  Remain knowledgeable of federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting areas of responsibility, creating and modifying policies, procedures, and practices in order to become/remain compliant, and advising others in the interpretation and application of laws and regulations as appropriate.

    ·        Ensures that staff, faculty and students maintain appropriate certifications, training and/or awareness of campus, state and federal policies, procedures, protocols and resources through the development and facilitation of training programs, educational materials and online modules and platforms.

    ·        Serve as a member of the institution’s Behavioral Assessment Team.

    ·        Serves as a member of the University-wide on-call/duty rotation.

    Participates in various committees, professional trainings, industry conferences, and conventions.

    Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software, housing data-base system and able to learn and use institutional software systems.

    Complies with all State and University policies.

    Other duties may be assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's objectives, policies and applicable laws.

    Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

           Minimum Education required:        Master’s Degree in student development, higher education or related field.

            Minimum Experience required:        Five years post master’s professional, student affairs work experience with progressive responsibility at a college or university. Direct experience with crisis management and adjudication of student conduct in a higher education environment.  Supervisory experience and an ability to plan strategically, develop innovative programs, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, develop and fiscally manage budgets and resources.  Proven success working with students, parents, administrators and faculty.  Experience in advising college/university student organizations, facilitating workshops, training staff, students and faculty.  Experience in decision-making, problem-solving and the ability to work in a diverse environment.  

            Preferred Experience:                          Seven years post masters, professional student affairs experience at a college or university. Demonstrated professional involvement in NASPA, ACPA, regional student affairs organization, or other professional organization.  Experience with Behavioral Assessment Teams, Banner Student Information System and Maxient Student Conduct Software.

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel and crouch.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and move up to 25 pounds. 

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

    Some travel required.,

    Rate of Pay Range:  $5,833/monthly

    To apply: To be considered for this position with The University of Texas at El Paso, applicants must apply using the online application: A cover letter, resume and names of three professional references is required. 

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2:29 PM | Anonymous

    Coordinator: Veterans Resource Center

    Institution:          Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

    Department:      Student Engagement & Success

    Job Description:

    The Veteran Resource Center Coordinator is responsible for creating, developing and guiding activities and programs for student veterans that focus on transition to college, academic success, personal development and well-being. The coordinator will create and promote veteran friendly services while fostering an increased awareness on campus as to the educational needs of student veterans.


    • Coordinate all program activities, events and programs as it relates to transition and support of

       veteran students.

    • Provide orientation and transition programs for student veterans.
    • Collaborate with various offices on and off campus to support student veterans.
    • Oversee promotional material, social media information and program website.
    • Oversee operation of the Veterans Resource Center and Veterans Lounge.
    • Oversee the Veterans’ Lending Book Library.
    • Work in collaboration with the Dean of Students in advocating for student veterans.
    • Serve on university committees and special projects, participate in relevant community events.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • One (1) year of experience developing and implementing programs.
    • Demonstrated leadership experience and visionary skills.
    • Demonstrated experience and willingness to work as a team member.
    • Strong interpersonal, customer service, organizational, oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with veterans of recent wars, veteran groups

      and related agencies.

    • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external offices and stakeholders.
    • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Higher Education Administration, College Student

      Personnel or closely related field.

    • Two (2) years of professional experience in a related field.
    • Experience in collegiate setting supporting student success.
    • Experience working with student veterans or non-traditional student population.
    • Experience designing, implementing and assessing educational, support and/or social programs.
    • Knowledge of issues impacting veterans and specific challenges facing military-connected students

      transitioning from the military or other institutions of higher education into a university.

    • Knowledge of local, state and federal resources for veterans.
    • Prior military service that included leadership assignments.

    Pay Range:  $3,042.67 - $3,166.67/monthly

    To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and application online at:

  • Friday, October 19, 2018 4:36 PM | Anonymous
    Institution * Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
    Position * Student Conduct Officer
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    The Division of Student Engagement and Success (SEaS) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) is accepting applications for a Student Conduct Officer (SCO). This position is housed in the Office of the Associate Dean of Students and reports directly to the Senior Student Conduct Officer. The SCO will serve as a Hearing Officer responsible for reviewing and adjudicating violations of the Student Code of Conduct. The SCO will be responsible for the recruitment, selection, training and advising of the Student Conduct Board. In addition, this person will assist the Senior Student Conduct Officer in the management and adjudication of academic misconduct cases. The SCO will assist in the maintenance of student disciplinary records, assist with policy creation, and develop and implement an assessment plan to measure learning outcomes related to stated goals and objectives. The SCO must be able to articulate relevant higher education regulations, federal and state laws that may have an impact on student conduct.

    Link to posting
    Close date Saturday, November 17, 2018
    Posting Expires * Saturday, November 17, 2018

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