Student Affairs Liaison - American Public University System in Manassas Virginia

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American Public University System

Manassas, Virginia

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Synopsis of Role:

The Student Affairs Liaison supports programs and services intended to increase American Public University System’s (APUS) community engagement and retention, to include campus leadership, mentoring, virtual communities, and honors/awards.This role builds relationships with students, alumni, and University leaders, and provides clear communication to community members using virtual media platforms and University promotions. Through co-curricular programming and coordinated services, the student affairs liaison aids students and alumni in the pursuit of their academic, professional, and personal goals.

Essential Functions:

• Serves as a liaison for student affairs programming, which may include: campus leadership initiatives, student government management, mentoring and professional development initiatives, and honors and awards programming.

• Coordinates projects and provides administrative support for all current and future student affairs initiatives.

• Conducts research, compiles, and analyzes data to prepare reports (to include executive summaries and white papers) and other documents to assess established student affairs program outcomes.

• Researches information needed for the maintenance of programs and services.

• Participates in projects to further develop and improve department processes and resources.

• Provides reporting support as needed by various student affairs teams.

• Identifies and is involved in training needs for new systems applications.

• Participates in the proposal creation, launch, and effectiveness tracking of various student affairs services and student resources.

• Supports email and phone queue.

• Reviews all websites, handbooks, and supplemental materials on a monthly basis; ensure all content is valid and up to date.

• Assists with special projects as needed to enhance the student affairs department.

• Remains current on industry standards and best practices.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

• Standard office environment in Manassas, VA.

• Ability to telecommute, based on manager approval.

• Able to work more than 40 hours a week if needed.


Required Skills:

• Ability to assist in the creation and implementation of approved project plans.

• Ability to self-manage multiple reports, examines trend analysis, and submits documentation to senior manager.

• Ability to adapt to and solve problems in an ever changing environment.

• Intermediate to advanced skills with MS Office.

• Exceptional attention to detail.

• Ability to work in a production and customer service based environment.

• Ability to manage multiple priorities.

• Ability to interact with students and APUS staff in a professional manner.

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

• Ability to maintain proficiency in technological applications and systems.

Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree from accredited institution or equivalent experience.

• Experience with project management, data, research, and assessment required.

• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.

• Previous experience in higher education preferred.

• Project coordination experience preferred.

Keyword Phrases

  • Student & Alumni Affairs
  • Student Affairs Liaison
  • Embracing and creating diverse learning environs
  • Superior and relevant distance learning programs
  • Online education supports a community of learners
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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