The Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU) unit is seeking a Student Government Advisor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Student Government Advisor exists to provide advising support for student shared governance at the Oregon State University (OSU) Corvallis Campus and to aid in the creation of civically engaged students.
The Student Government Advisor is charged with providing primary professional faculty administrative guidance and support to the ASOSU student government. The Student Government Advisor is responsible for projecting, managing, and tracking the ASOSU student government budget, in partnership with the ASOSU President. Together with the unit professional faculty/staff, the Student Government Advisor is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating short and long-range goals and objectives, including assessing the sub-unit's mission and alignment with University Policy and the University's Strategic Plan.
The Student Government Advisor serves as primary advisor to approximately 60 student leaders involved in the ASOSU Congress, the Executive Branch, and Judicial Council. The Student Government Advisor supports and partners with other professional faculty who provide advisory support to other ASOSU student government leaders. The Student Government Advisor is additionally responsible for assisting the student leaders of the ASOSU in setting their annual goals and priorities, and executing them where appropriate in alignment with University policy. This often involves handling sensitive issues and facilitating collaboration and assisting in the advancement of ideas on significant projects. The Student Government Advisor is responsible for resolving conflict, negotiating compromise solutions, and collaborating to accomplish tasks. The Student Government Advisor also serves as the primary transition team leader for the newly elected President and Vice President. The Student Government Advisor is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive leadership training plan for all incoming ASOSU student leaders encompassing university financial policies, hiring and search process equity, ASOSU and University governance structure, peer supervision and mentoring, and other topics as chosen by the Office of the Dean of Students and ASOSU leadership.
The Student Government Advisor serves as a member of the ASOSU unit professional staff team and reports to the Director of the ASOSU Office of Advocacy.
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in related field to program focus. Experience working with population of program participants.
Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Education, Business, Social Sciences, or a related field
3 years' progressive professional work experience gaining requisite knowledge, skills and abilities pertaining to the position, specifically related to higher education, student development or leading student life programs.
Experience with program management and/or office fiscal responsibilities
Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication
Ability to relate to a wide range of individuals across diverse backgrounds
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions.
Evenings and weekends as often needed for student-related campus events requiring the attendance of the ASOSU Student Government Advisor
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