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Student Development Specialist IV

Job Description

TITLE: Student Development Specialist IV

JOB CODE: 3049



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 10

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 35,040.00
midpoint 45,204.00
maximum 55,368.00

PURPOSE: To plan and implement comprehensive programs that assist students in understanding and utilizing campus and community resources and opportunities. Responsible for determining student needs, establishing priorities and directing programs in the overall area of student life.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans and supervises orientation programs and group seminars. Meets with individual students and student groups for problem solving, counseling, informing and recruiting. Directs evaluation of current programs for continuation or cancellation and plans and directs implementation of new programs. Helps establish operational priorities. Consults with University Administrators in program development. Selects, teaches and supervises Peer Counselors. Performs related duties as required. Participates in several professional conferences and individual professional development. May be involved in University Committees.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimal supervision from Director. The only directives received are in terms of philosophy and ideas. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Full supervision to Peer Counselors, Student Development Specialists, clerical staff and student employees. Close supervision is given on implementation of programs.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Master's degree in field related work.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years of experience in a specific student personnel position at a college or university. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of projectors, videotape, lighting and sound and printing equipment, occasional use of computer terminal. Interpreting student life to the faculty and administrators and conversely interpreting institutional rules and regulations to the students. General office conditions with the majority of time spent in contact with students and student groups both during and beyond usual office hours. May be required to participate in professional activities and participation in student affairs that include travel and continuing education. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.