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Job Standard for Student Training and Development Coordinator

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Student Training and Development Coordinator Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75191
  • Pay Grade: P4
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Intermediate
  • Family:  Student Services
  • Function: Housing


This position is responsible for the development, coordination, & management of the ongoing training and development of student staff. This position will coordinate with various internal and external partners within Boise State and community organizations.

Level Scope

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity.  Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action.  May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 year of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to identify and address students’ needs in developmentally intentional and appropriate ways.
  • Experience in planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing large scale educational, social, and academic programs.
  • Knowledge in advising student leadership organizations in a thorough, professional, objective, and respectful manner.
  • Skills in conflict resolution, mediation, and problem solving to resolve complex disputes.
  • Design and implement a systemic and systematic assessment framework where multiple qualitative and quantitative data collection, analysis, and interpretation strategies are utilized in order to propose and implement data-driven decisions.
  • Knowledge of student development theory, group dynamics, and current issues and trends in higher education; an understanding of student development, staff development, leadership development, and multicultural issues; demonstrated skills in working with individuals and groups with a wide array of identities and life experiences, including gender, disability, race/ethnicity, class, sexuality, culture, religion, etc.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with and elicit cooperation from colleagues, members of external groups, and co-workers.
  • Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, and students; establishing and maintaining cooperative, working relationships; sensibly managing emergencies and responding diplomatically and effectively to complaints.
  • Good organizational, written and verbal communication skills in the preparation and presentation of results.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Student Training and Development Coordinator must:

  • Co-Chairs Residence Life Student Staff Training Committee and provides oversight to the planning, development and implementation including but not limited to Fall, Winter, Spring Student Staff Training.
  • Coordinates ongoing training of Student Staff as needed using various methods which may include All-Staff Meetings, virtual training, asynchronous training.
  • Ensure the infusion of the Curricular Approach to student staff training.
  • Uses concepts of human-centered design to identify needs of students and innovate training and development.
  • Collaborate with campus partners for student staff training.
  • Maintain records and documentation of training materials.
  • In collaboration with leadership oversee the on-going professional development and training for professional staff.
  • Provide oversight of the appropriate budgets and ensure fiscal responsibility.
  • Cultivate effective and mutually supportive working relationships with members of the campus community.
  • Resolve conflicts and encourage communication among staff, student leaders, and residents.
  • Maintain budget oversight for areas of responsibility, ensure funds are allocated appropriately and spending complies with HRL, University, and State policies/guidelines.
  • Respond to daily requests for information and assistance from Housing & Residence Life staff, residents, and campus partners.

35% of Time the Student Training and Development Coordinator

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Student Training and Development Coordinator

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

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.