Student Orientation Coordinator (Bilingual) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position is a key player on the New Student Orientation (NSO) department leadership team and provides input and knowledge in creating and implementing the overall vision, mission and objectives of the office. This person is specifically responsible for creating and implementing orientation sessions for incoming students with particular emphasis in on-campus and online orientations for transfer students. In addition, the NSO Coordinator will develop and facilitate parent/family orientation sessions in Spanish. The NSO Coordinator will oversee the upkeep of the departmental website and social media outlets, as well as coordinate room, AV and catering reservations for all orientation programming. The NSO Coordinator will directly supervise 4-12 Student Office Assistants and 2 Student Coordinators and assist the Director and Assistant Director with student employee recruitment, hiring, training and performance evaluations throughout the academic year.


30% Develop and implement orientation programming for parents/families of incoming MSU Denver students in Spanish
20% Create and implement orientation programming for incoming students, with particular emphasis in on-campus and online transfer student sessions
20% Create, maintain and manage departmental website and social media programming
10% Assist with program development including department vision, mission and goals
10% Supervision of student employees (office assistants and student coordinators)
10% Other duties as assigned

Support the vision, mission and objectives of the University, Academic and Student Affairs, Enrollment Services and the New Student Orientation Office.
Work as a member of the NSO Leadership team to provide a high level of service to incoming students, their parent/family members, MSU Denver and the greater Denver community. Commitment to create an environment of inclusive excellence.
The NSO Coordinator will work closely with a wide variety of departments and offices within the MSU Denver community including First Year Success, Academic Advising, Financial Aid, Admissions, Transfer Services, Counseling Center, Student Activities, etc. The Coordinator will also interact with offices within AHEC, outside catering companies, housing community representatives and a variety of vendors and community businesses.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years work experience in a college/university setting as a student employee or graduate assistant (or) 1 year as a full-time employee. Fluency in Spanish and English in both written and verbal communications. Proven experience with diverse, urban populations. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends during peak orientation seasons (April-August and November-January).

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Student Affairs or related field. Solid computing skills including Microsoft Office Suite and Photo-shop and an understanding of social media outlets. Exemplary customer service acumen. Work experience in an orientation, enrollment services or other related student affairs area.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Finalist candidates will be asked to provide copies of transcripts. Official Transcripts will be required within 30 days of hire. Only those applicants who apply through the online application system at will be considered.

Keyword Phrases

  • Orientation
  • Student Orientation Coordinator (Bilingual)
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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