Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS) is a Department within the Division of Student Affairs that offers services, programs, and academic and social support to commuters, transfers, veterans, and adult learners. The mission of OCSS is to meet the diverse needs of UMBC students who live off-campus and to support their social and academic development.
The Coordinator for Commuter Success will support the priorities of the Division of Student Affairs and Off-Campus Student Services by contributing to the growth and development of commuting students. The incumbent helps students engage in self-directed learning, connect with campus resources, student leader talent development, and participate in various programs and support services.
Specific duties include:
Supervising and developing student staff.
Managing off-campus students’ leadership and involvement programs.
Serving as an event manager for large scale campus events.
Managing a programming budget.
Contributing to assessment efforts.
Using social media and other print and web technology to market to college students.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Flexible work arrangements are available.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of college student development theory and practice in the workplace.
Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, customer service, organizational and time management skills.
Proficient in collaborating with and motivating college students to engage in university life.
Ability to interact effectively with broad campus constituents.
Proficiency with common office software and social media platforms.
Master's Degree in higher education or related field
Cultural humility, experience working with diverse student populations including international and first-generation students and students of various sexual orientations, gender identities, religious affiliations, cognitive skills and experiences.
An understanding of the commuter process and related academic demands and expectations is preferred.
An understanding of the collegiate academic environment and aspects of student peer mentorship is highly desired.
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by June 11, 2021 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMBC, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMBC, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Return to campus is planned to begin July 6, 2021. Proof of full vaccination will be required before returning to campus or the start of employment. Further information is available at: https://covid19.umbc.edu/vaccine/
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits.
Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493371
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.