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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Student Government Student Affairs Coordinator

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Samson Akintan

Student Affairs Coordinator Job Description

Job Title:

Student Affairs Coordinator


Student Government Office, CSU 280




Office Hours:





Reports directly to the Student Government President or designee. Student employee shall submit bi-weekly reports to Student Government President and monthly oral report to Student Government Senate and written transition document at end of each semester.


This position is a per semester appointment/reappointment and does normally include a $650 annual stipend. The Coordinator may receive a letter of recommendation upon request from the Student Government President following successful term(s) of employment. The student must be enrolled a minimum of six (6) credits each semester to receive remuneration.

Job Summary:

The Student Affairs Coordinator shall be responsible for presenting the student viewpoint on student services to the University the and Vice President of Student Affairs.

Specific Goals/Duties:

  • To propose, develop, and advocate the student position on student services to the University and Vice President of Student Affairs.
  • Meet with the Vice President of Student Affairs for at least one hour every two weeks during the semester.
  • Increase communication between the Senate, RHA (Residence Hall Association), ISA (International Student Association), SLD&SL, Panhellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council and seek their help in bettering MSU.
  • Fight for equality of standards in all athletic programs.
  • Work on parking and pedestrian issues on campus.
  • Report to Senate issues and recommendations from the Student Services Committee.
  • Be a part of the Meet & Discuss Team.
  • Be an ex-officio member of Ensuring Cultural Diversity Committee.
  • Work with all applicable offices.
  • Attend all Student Government cabinet meetings.
  • Attend and report to Student Government Senate two times each month.
  • Disseminate approved information to media outlets, Student Government, RSO's (Recognized Student Organizations), and MSU students.
  • Keep weekly journal of all activities/contacts.
  • Perform other duties as the President may direct.


Contact all levels of personnel within MSU Mankato, the greater Mankato community, Students United, Minnesota State and any other relevant agencies/offices with regard to given position and duties.

Required Hours of Service:

Hold posted regular office hours at Student Government for a minimum of 3 hours per week to be accessible to Student Government staff, Senate and students. Complete all other assigned work each week at Coordinator's convenience.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

This student must demonstrate a good understanding of mass communications and public relations and have a desire to work in government affairs. The student shall also comply with all requirements set forth in the Student Government Constitution and Bylaws and shall submit official GPA to Student Government's administrative assistant at time of hire and at the beginning of each term of employment.