Holyoke Community College is housed on a multi-million-dollar, 135-acre campus, equipped with state-of-the art technology in specialized learning facilities. HCC serves over 9,000 students annually, and provides a variety of recreational and cultural activities, from sports programs to music festivals, for students and community members alike. The college's strongest assets continue to be an innovative spirit, a sincere concern for students and a commitment to strive for even greater success. These are the values which have created a tradition of excellence spanning more than six decades, and which are enabling Holyoke Community College to meet today's challenges.
The Student Engagement Coordinator will play a vital role in enhancing the student experience by developing and implementing a wide range of engaging and enriching activities. Reporting directly to the Director of Athletics & Student Life, the coordinator will be responsible for creating a comprehensive program that encompasses cultural, recreational, and social events.
- Works collaboratively with students and staff to plan an annual schedule of student engagement opportunities and student organizations for enrolled students. Coordinates programming during the college Activity Period and other days/times in an effort to increase student engagement and club/organization participation.
- Plans and monitors all aspects of the Student Engagement cost center including fund expenditures and the preparation of budgets. Ensures that all required financial forms relating to expenditures are complete and accurate.
- Manages all aspects of Student Engagement office. Train and oversee the day-to-day tasks of a Clerk IV, department staff, and work study students.
- Coordinates and provides direct oversight to the management and operation of all student clubs/organizations/groups.
- Advises the Student Senate-Promote success, teambuilding, and leadership programs for all student leaders; Update/manage policies and procedures for the Student Senate; Collaborate with division and departments to provide student leaders for college committees, search committees, and projects including implementation of college Strategic Planning.
- Collaborates with departments, programs, and the EDI committee to offer accessible, diverse, equitable, and inclusive opportunities as a pathway to increase student engagement and retention amongst underrepresented and marginalized student groups.
- Provides support to campus initiatives that participate in various promotional events.
- Develops appropriate metrics to collect, analyze, evaluate and assess data. Develops annual goals and priorities that align with the college's strategic plan, with an emphasis on increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- College Service: Chairs the College Affairs committee; Leads the organization of all aspects of Commencement; Attends college and statewide meetings; Serves as the Academic and Student Affairs liaison to SSBIL Division.
- Other Duties (i.e. Attend professional staff, department/division meetings; Attend job specific conferences and workshops and shares information with colleagues and supervisor; and Participates in regular professional development opportunities.)
- Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, or closely related field;
- Six years' experience and/or training that includes student activity planning/coordination, leadership development and interpersonal relations;
- Experience overseeing college student activities program;
- Experience supervising professional staff;
- Budgeting experience;
- Proficiency in written and verbal communications skills;
- Proficiency in creating and using multi-media presentation modules;
- Ability to develop and market innovative student programs;
- Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
We welcome and encourage applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above, to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position. It is preferred that this document be uploaded separately from the resume, cover letter, and references. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications and do not have an equivalency statement will not be considered for the position. PREFERRED:
Are you excited and interested in this role but don't meet every requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway. A LinkedIn Gender Insights study shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification.Holyoke Community College is dedicated to Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity, and Belonging, so we genuinely encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description.
- Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel Services/Administration, or closely related field;
- Experience overseeing a community college student activities program.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Full-time, MCCC Unit Professional positionSalary Range:
MCCC Title: Coordinator of Student Activities
Salary Range: $58,320 - $62,057/year; Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Full State benefits. Hours:
37.5 hrs./weekFunding Source:
State- All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B Visa. - Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be conducted for all positions.
Holyoke Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
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