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Job Standard for Student Activity Program Coordinator, Associate

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Student Activity Program Coordinator, Associate Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75388
  • Pay Grade: P4
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Associate
  • Family: Student Services
  • Function: Student Activities & Services


Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating services and programs for student organizations.

Level Scope

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant professional experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be comfortable working with students from a variety of social and economic backgrounds.
  • Budgeting and organizational skills
  • Experience in student government and organized student activities
  • Ability to network and connect with students

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Student Activity Program Coordinator, Associate must:

  • Serves as the primary event planning guide and consultant for clubs, fraternities, and sororities.
  • Provides pre-event outreach to student organizations.
  • Consider risk management needs for student events and connect organizations to appropriate resources.
  • Serves as a conduit for student organizations to campus departments and partners during the event process. Provides follow-up after events when necessary or appropriate.
  • Manages online event registration process for clubs, fraternities, and sororities. Approves expenses, co-sponsorships, fundraisers, and on- and off-campus events.
  • Coordinates Fraternity and Sorority Life programming logistics and support for departmental events, including and new member education program, leadership retreats, and other educational programs.
  • Provides additional leadership to the programs and services that support student organizations at Boise State University.
  • Answers questions related to fundraising, spending funds, and traveling from student organization officers, members, and advisors.

35% of Time the Student Activity Program Coordinator, Associate

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Student Activity Program Coordinator, Associate

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable

Career Path

Student Activity Program Coordinator

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.