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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Orientation/Transition Program Coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • Reporting to the Associate Director for Orientation and Pre-Orientation Programs, this position serves as an integral role of co-planning and co-executing orientation and transitions programs for new students, transfer students, Oxford graduates, and other special populations.

  • Provides front-line, professional staff level support to student orientation leaders assisting as peer advisors through the onboarding process into Emory University.

  • This position's responsibilities include goal setting, assessment, budget management, program and content development, and interdepartmental collaboration.

  • Essential Functions: Co-develops and manages orientation programs in alignment with the strategic plan objectives in Emory Campus Life and the university.

  • Selects, trains, and advises 100+ Orientation Leaders and 7-9 Orientation Student Coordinators.

  • Co-teaches a 2-credit weekly course focusing on leadership development, Emory history, and event planning.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders across Emory, including faculty, and academic affairs administrators to develop programs and sustainable solutions for transfer students.

  • Consults with Campus Life and academic departments to develop and execute Welcome events for transfer students.

  • Serve as a representative on university committees as assigned.

  • Oversees ongoing assessment processes and annual project-based reports.

  • Supports daily management of Student Involvement, Leadership, and Transitions.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor's degree and one year of experience working in a college or university student residential environment, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • A master's degree in higher education, leadership, or other related areas is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience working in student leadership development, advising, and/or programming within a student affairs setting.

  • Experience with orientation and/or transition programs is preferred.

  • Experience leading and implementing large scale programs.

  • Demonstrated experience with public speaking, teaching, and/or facilitation.

  • Experience working with first year students, transfer students, and students of color.

  • Knowledge and application of student development theories with an emphasis on student programming, and diversity and inclusion.

  • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to inclusive communities, intercultural communication and competence, and cultural humility.

Applications have a rolling deadline, but priority will be given to those submitted by May 2nd at 5pm EST.

This is one of two program coordinator positions. When applying for one position, applicants will be considered for both. No need to submit materials twice.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee

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Job Number 90335

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department CL:Std Involvement & LT

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Clerical & Administrative

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor