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SGA Advisor - 522563

Company: University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

SGA Advisor - 522563

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

Dean of Students

Advising/Peer Support

Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)

Closing at: Jun 13 2024 at 22:55 CDT

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Pay Grade/Pay Range: Minimum: $48,600 - Midpoint: $60,800 (Salaried E7)

Department/Organization: 870501 - Student Governance

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm; some nights and weekends.

Job Summary: The SGA Advisor provides programmatic oversight, supervision of staff, and operations administration of the Student Government Association (SGA).

Additional Department Summary: The Student Government Association is a mission-critical component of The University of Alabama and the Division of Student Life. Acts as the primary advisor to the SGA Executive and Legislative branches. Coordinates with the Office of Student Conduct to help advise the Student Judiciary on non-Student Conduct related matters. Upholds the vision and mission of the Division of Student Life by supporting student leader growth and development.

Advises and supports of Student Government leaders, leadership development and training programming for student leaders, and supporting the events and activities of the Student Government Association. Manages and supervises SGA support staff and graduate and student assistants. Oversees the development and maintenance of collaborative relationships in programming efforts with other UA departments and divisions, UA administration, UA Systems Office, UA Student Organizations, community and state governmental officials, agencies, and organizations, SGA and UA alumni, and other University/College Student Government entities. Oversees the administrative functions of the department and provides support for those functions within the Student Government Association. Reports administratively to the Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement, but functionally to the Vice President for Student Life to ensure a collaboration of vision and mission. Completes required training and promoting a safe, hospitable, and respectful workplace. Holds staff accountable for completion of required training. Has personal accountability for financial reporting and responsibility for establishing, enforcing, and following internal processes and controls as outlined in UA policies and procedures.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of student or student organization advising experience; OR master's degree and some student or student organization advising experience.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Experience advising students or student organizations.

Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of Student Development Theory. Ability to plan, direct and evaluate a complex operation by using available resources to accomplish both short and long-term goals of the institution, division, and Student Government. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated leader with the ability to work in a team environment. Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent problem-solving skills. Ability to conduct presentations and training workshops, student programming, and student leadership. Demonstrated commitment to expanding multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through demonstrating self-awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in communication, business/management, or other related field and five (5) years of professional leadership experience in a higher education setting or a related field; OR master's degree in education, business communication, student personnel, higher education, counseling or a related field and three (3) years of professional leadership experience in a higher education setting; OR a doctorate in higher education with some experience. Mentoring experience. Experience with student government, relationship building, developing sponsorships and partnerships for programs, advancement or alumni experience, staff supervision, and budget management experience.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"

Keywords: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa , SGA Advisor - 522563, Other , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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