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Mail: Dept 3422

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: 307.766.2377

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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Program Coordinator

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3856

UW Job Family: 35

SOC Code: 11-9151

Pay Grade: 20

Date: July 01, 2009

Job Purpose:

Assists in the planning, supervision, development and coordination of operations within a designated area of Student Life; advises and counsels students; facilitates and pursues opportunities which will enhance the general welfare of University student life

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


1 year work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Programs/services available to University students.
  • Policies, programs and services affecting disabled students.
  • Campus support organizations.
  • Project coordination, implementation, administration, and assessment.
  • Academic advisement procedures.
  • Student development, programs, and activities at the college level.
  • Academic standards governing student probation, suspension, and/or expulsion.
  • Integrated functions of college-level registrar, admissions, financial aid, and student affairs.
  • A range of student life issues and concerns.
  • Budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures.
  • The procedures and processes associated with the development and dissemination of information related to student programs/services.
  • Leadership and advisement principles, procedures, and processes.
  • University regulations relating to student life.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Effectively lead and work within group processes and interpersonal relations.
  • Problems solve and resolve conflict.
  • Counsel and advise students.
  • Use computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating system.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Coordinate and organize a variety of programs and services.
  • Maintain records.
  • Supervise and train assigned staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Examine and reengineer operations and procedures, formulate policies, and develop and implement new strategies and procedures.
  • Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Develop, coordinate and administer student enrichment programs for incoming freshmen, first year students and transfer students.

Coordinate services and programs with other university departments to assure smooth delivery of services, coordinated program efforts and reduced duplication of efforts.

Provide leadership and advisement for freshmen student leadership organizations; coordinate leadership-training opportunities with the Assistant Dean of Students.

Provide individual consultation and problem-solving to students, faculty and administrators; interpret University Regulations relating to all phases of student life and make referrals as necessary.

Coordinates services and counseling on student crises relating to continuing academic enrollment.

Supplemental Functions:

Participate in planning, maintenance and achievement of departmental goals.

Serve on University and Student Affairs committees as appropriate.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.

Distinguishing Features:

Coordinator Student Life Working under limited supervision, assists the Dean of Students by coordinating campus administrative support, leadership, and training for freshmen, first year students and transfer students. Designs, coordinates, implements and evaluates services and programs with and for these student populations. Provides advisement and training for freshmen student leadership organizations. May provide individual consultation and problem solving to students. Duties require independent judgment, but some decisions may require Dean or higher-level authoritative approval. 

Coordinator, Senior, Student Life Working under very limited supervision, assists the Dean of Students by functioning as the chief judicial officer for on campus student disciplinary matters. Provides individual advisement, intervention, advocacy, problem solving and referral for students regarding their academic and personal circumstances at the university. Provides senior-level leadership, both within the Office of Student Life and across campus. Duties and responsibilities require a higher level of knowledge and experience than the Coordinator, Student Life with experience to include administrative law procedures and due process. Duties require independent judgment, but some decisions may require Dean or higher-level authoritative approval.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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