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University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73069
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The Henderson Scholars Program (HSP) at the University of Oklahoma is recognized as one of Five Presidential Programs. The HSP mission is to provide access to higher education, educate a diverse group of scholars, and create opportunities for life-long service and learning. The Program Coordinator is an innovative, full-time, professional staff member in a dynamic office committed to Henderson Scholars' growth academically and as leaders. The Program Coordinator manages the daily operations of the HSP and supports the strategic direction of the HSP. This role will also assist in the development and assessment of the HSP developmental curriculum.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal and departmental integrity, creativity, collaboration, initiative, multicultural education, and professionalism.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of programming using a curricular approach.

  • Provide Leadership Development lesson for Scholar Meetings (twice a semester)

  • Attend All Scholar and First-Year Scholar meetings.

  • Assist in developing budgets and maintaining financial operations to ensure appropriate spending within financial parameters.

  • Demonstrate an ability to build rapport quickly with students, staff, and campus partners

  • Demonstrated cultural competence; proven effectiveness in serving the needs of a diverse group of students in a scholars program

  • Assist in the administrative functions of the HSP, including program tracking, communication with students via email and social media,

  • Oversee HSP calendar alongside HSP Director.

  • Ability to address challenges collaboratively and creatively

  • Provide regular communication with the HSP campus Network of Support.

  • Provide support on community engagement opportunities in the HSP and OU community.

  • Create print media and shirt designs using Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Other duties assigned.

Required Education: Bachelor Degreeor equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

  • 12 months of experience in student development, including event management, program management, and workshop facilitation.


  • Basic math skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines

  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff

  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines

  • Strong initiative to solve problems

  • Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives

  • General office skills such as multi-line phone, copying, filing, faxing, and mail

  • Able to effectively evaluate projects/programs and produce comprehensive reports

  • Must be able to create and deliver effective training presentations

  • Background in visual communications and graphic design

  • Demonstrated experience working both independently and collaboratively.

  • Demonstrated experience in working with and/or advocating on behalf of first-generation students, students who have diverse interests, and/or under-served and under-represented student communities.


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to engage in repetitive motion and communicate effectively.

Departmental Preferences:

  • Master's Degree in Adult and Higher Education, Human Relations, or related field

  • 18-36 months of Student Affairs experience

  • Budgeting and accounting knowledge

  • Social Justice Education experience

  • Able to create graphic designs using Adobe Creative Suite

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions:
If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing

Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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