Coordinator, New Student Orientation (Central Campus)

Broward College

Central Campus, FL

ID: 7184269 (Ref.No. REQ-000040913)
Posted: October 3, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Profile Summary

Under limited supervision, the Coordinator of New Student Orientation (NSO) will be responsible for the planning, scheduling and implementation of NSO sessions, hiring and training student leaders and assistants, and coordinating campus tours as needed with the orientation team and student ambassadors.

This individual will coordinate reminder and follow up calls for NSO participants, track NSO enrollment numbers and contact students who miss their scheduled session. This position will assist with academic advisor caseload management by identifying students enrolled in courses who have missed their NSO. Coordinate classroom-use schedule and logistics (including technology requirements), update orientation material on a regular basis to ensure that all policies and procedures are current.

In addition, the Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to engage students in the orientation sessions, assist with enrollment based initiatives at the campus, and develop and implement First Year Experience (FYE) programming on the campus. The Coordinator of New Student Orientation will also be responsible for assisting the Student Life Office with other duties as assigned. Some travel may be required.


Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree in education, psychology, sociology, social work or related field.  

Minimum Experience/Training:

Four years of experience working with new student orientation at the college level. Graduate Assistantship work will be acceptable.

Knowledge of planning and implementing an orientation program. Experience facilitating sessions for new students, special populations of students, and developing and facilitating parent orientation sessions.

An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily- 35%: Provides guidance and direction to 5 PT student orientation team members. This includes scheduling, hiring, training and team building sessions with the NSO team.
  • Daily 15%: Communicates with other NSO Coordinators at Broward College to ensure that the sessions are all being facilitated properly on each campus.
  • Monthly -10%: Coordinates, develops and implements strategies to increase engagement at the orientation sessions
  • Semester Basis - 10%:Collects applications, screens prospective orientation team members, coordinates placement and training of orientation team and leadership development opportunities (SROW)
  • Daily -15%: Maintains detailed reports on all orientation sessions, results from assessment and provides a summary of results.
  • Monthly -15%: Checks room availability and schedules orientation sessions in the college Computer Integrated Database (CID) system, creating reference numbers and monitors enrollment of students in the NSO sessions. Works with advisors to ensure student placement into NSO sessions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working with students in an educational setting.
  • Experience working with new student orientations.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel, and CID System.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience planning and implementing programs and services, preferably at the community college setting.
  • Must have the ability to prepare and deliver various accountability reports.
  • Fully proficient in professional and functional standards and protocols of position
  • General understanding of College's structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area
  • Expertise in understanding and following project plans, including the coordination of multiple resources and activities
  • Ability to exchange information with individuals and collaborate and colleagues within the College as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to interact and effectively communicate with a diverse employee, student population.


Diversity and Inclusion

Works effectively with all individuals and contributes to a positive environment by working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and external constituents. Contributes to an inclusive, respectful, and empowering working environment that welcomes diverse perspectives

Respect for Others

Demonstrates respect for team members and constituents by valuing their contributions toward the goals of the work unit and the College. Maintains professionalism and contributes to a cohesive work environment


Cooperates and collaborates with individuals & groups that supports the mission and values of the College

Flexibility & Adaptability

Adapts approaches as situations in the work environment changes. Supports change based on the environmental needs, emerging technologies, and system upgrades

Technical Expertise

Effectively applies concepts, theories, methods, tools, techniques, and expertise in area of discipline (i.e. HR, Finance, Student Affairs, etc.)

Continuous Improvement & Learning

Actively develops one's own skills and explores opportunities for personal learning and continuous development within the job's functionality and in support of the goals and mission of department, division and the College

Job Title

Coordinator, New Student Orientation (Central Campus)


Position Number



Job Status

Full time Regular



Central Student Services Admissions



Central Campus


Pay Grade




$39,675 - $46,618 Salary commensurate with education and experience.


Work Shift

First Shift


Work Schedule

Monday - Friday


Hours Per Week



Posting End Date




To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application along with a resume is required.


Designated Essential Personnel



FLSA Status



Position Classification

Professional Technical Staff (PTS)


Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the documentation, please email document to or fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All required documentation must be received on or before the job posting end date.

**Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume/CV/Transcript/License/Certification” section of the application**

Please refer to link with the instructions on how to submit an application with multiple documents. 

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.

Broward College uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States.  You will be required to complete an I-9 Form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.


Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification.

For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Vice President for Talent and Culture at 954-201-7449, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Talent and Culture Department at


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.