Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking an Associated Students Program Coordinator. This position assists with a variety of services and opportunities to enhance students’ knowledge, understanding and skills essential for academic success, personal development, civic engagement and leadership development. Responsibilities include recommending programming, planning/assisting with all logistical arrangements for major and smaller events, advising student leaders, scheduling student leaders, and performing administrative activities.

Location: Main Campus

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm Onsite

Benefits: Full benefits portfolio including tuition package

What you will do:

  • Coordinates and plans GCU sponsored events and/or activities as related to Student Engagement.  Coordinates logistics, arrangements and details with other on-campus departments ensuring flawless execution of the event or activity.
  • Oversees Administrative Branch of Associated Students: Student Health Advocacy, Sustainability and Freshman Class Council teams and coordinate all events that pertain to ASGCU Administrative Branch.
  • Maintains and updates relevant marketing content on a regular basis, ensuring accuracy of information; composes and distributes other communications regarding current student events and programs.
  • In consultation with management staff, assists in developing and implementing a training program for student leadership development.
  • Fiscal responsibility for assigned budget and ensures expenses are appropriate, advising Manager of excessive expenses.  Follows appropriate GCU protocols for contracts, orders and accounting. 
  • Provides input for the annual budgeting process for Student Engagement/ASGCU events and programs.
  • Provides input and assists Manager in creating written protocols, procedures and policies.
  • Assists manager with recruiting, training and the on-going development of Student Leaders throughout the year and Assists the Director and/or Managers with other campus-wide programs, as needed and assists and advises student leaders as needed or as assigned.
  • Performs other administrative activities such as tracking budgets/expenses, preparing reports, answering phones, filing, data entry, photocopying, collating materials, etc.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years related professional work experience.
  • Ideally, the candidate would have experience working with and mentoring college students.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays
  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events
  • Free covered parking
  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program
  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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