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Student Life Coalition Program Coordinator

Student Life Coalition Program Coordinator

Student Life Coalition Program Coordinator

Student Union and Activities


The Student Life Coalition refers to a collaborative organization of the student fee-assessed entities of Student Union Board, Multicultural Programming, and Leadership Programming.  Program coordinators should have flexible schedules that allow them to be available on nights and weekends when necessary.

  • $7.75 p/hr for 12-15 office hours each week
  • Up to $500 merit scholarship for achieving at 3.5 or higher fall 2016 grade point average

Employment Dates
  • Fall 2018


  • Be an ambassador for the University, Student Union and Activities, and the Student Life Coalition.
  • Complete a program proposal for each planned event for approval.  All proposals should include learning outcomes and objectives that reflect the University’s mission statement and core values (training provided). 
  • Produce, direct, and manage effective student programming alongside co-Program Coordinator solely under the direction of Programming 101 (Programming guide), the Program Checklist, and office leadership.
  • Present a committee update in PowerPoint and verbal format at each general meeting. Stating there is nothing to present is considered unacceptable. Information should be new and current each week.
  • Appoint one Assistant Program Coordinator (student member) per event. Have him or her work closely and hands-on in the programming process.
  • Recruit a student committee to assist with programs.
  • With co-Program Coordinator and committee, organize the distribution of event marketing materials such as flyers, posters, etc. as mandated by the office leadership.
  • Evaluate each coordinated programs by completing the Program Evaluation no less than three business days following the scheduled event.
  • Maintain an accurate file of event paperwork, such as budget and cost information, committee meeting notes, etc. that can be easily transferred to the following coordinator.
  • Measure effectiveness of each program by collecting feedback from attendees, using an approved method (paper surveys, clickers, online surveys, etc.)
  • Complete no less than 10 and no more than 12 office hours per week, which includes any official business conducted outside the office. Perform other duties as necessary by office leadership or Student Union & Activities staff.
  • Adhere to the guidelines specified in the Office & Staff Protocol presentation.


Minimum Qualifications
  • 2.5 or higher cumulative grade point average
  • Be enrolled in at least 3 course credit hours
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous leadership and event planning experience in a student organization or equivalent group
  • Be able to communicate in English fluently

Application Procedure:

Apply on line by visiting the following webpage: Applications are due by 11:59pm on Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

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