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Coordinator, Leadership Education and Advising - Student Affairs

Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Closing date
Dec 3, 2023

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Student Affairs
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Position Summary

The Coordinator of Leadership Education and Advising is responsible for coordinating the logistics of Campus Life programs related to leadership. The Coordinator assists in session the vision for Campus Life leadership development programs and serves as a member of the broader student and student group advising team, advising specific student groups at the direction of the Executive Director for Campus Life and the Associate Director for Leadership Programs.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of leadership programs. This includes marketing of programs, space reservation logistics, coordinating travel for offsite programs and ensuring speakers and presenters have the information needed prior to events.
  • Advises students and/or groups of students regarding:
  • Potential opportunities for engagement and leadership.
  • Best practices related to student programming and event planning.
  • Interpretation and enforcement of University policies and procedures related to student organizations and campus programs.
  • Supports, attends, and participates in departmental and divisional functions, meetings, programs, and events. Serves as a resource for the Division of Student Affairs and the campus community on leadership programs.
  • Collaborates with other coordinators in the Division of Student Affairs who are advising students related to leadership programs.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in leadership, organizational development, higher education/student affairs, or related field.
  • Experience developing leadership workshops, curriculum, and programming.
  • Experience advising and/or supervising student employees.
  • Master's degree in leadership, organizational development, higher education/college student personnel, or related field.
  • Knowledge relevant leadership education best practices and current research. Experience in leadership programming.
  • Competencies in student development issues.
  • Initiative, self-direction, and organization.
  • Comprehension of current issues related to higher education including student involvement, leadership, multiculturalism, diversity, programming, and student development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Energy, creativity, and organizational skills.
  • Above average competencies in word processing, email, and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Experience in working with leadership programming, events, and activities.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field and three years related professional experience or equivalent education and experience to equal seven years.



Salary Range

$48,700.00 - $80,500.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please email or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits Statement

  • Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
  • Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
  • Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
  • WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.

  • Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!

  • We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? We've got you covered.
  • WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.

For policies, detailed benefits, and eligibility, please visit:

EEO/AA Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University's policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Diversity Statement

Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment - fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

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