Staff Assistant, Coordinator for Student Programming
Bridgewater State College 2 reviews - Bridgewater, MA

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The Coordinator has primary responsibility for assisting in the creation, development and implementation of a wide range of campus events and programs for students. Working with student organizations and campus departments, the Coordinator has primary responsibility for the creation and implementation of new weekend programming initiatives designed to increase the number and scope of weekend events.

1. Serve as the primary advisor to the Program Committee, the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership's student programming organization. Supervise students assigned to design and manage weekend events.
2. Develop enhanced campus-wide weekend programming initiative through work with student leaders and review of weekend programming event proposals. Coordinate weekend programming marketing initiatives and establish departmental collaboration around promoting weekend campus life.
3. Provide leadership for coordination of student programming around large-scale campus programs including Homecoming, Springfest and departmental initiatives for Welcome Week.
4. Plan and implement assessment efforts that inform data driven decision making for the programs, services and activities related to student programming and weekend campus life. Support overall department assessment efforts for established learning outcomes across the department around student involvement and student leadership development.
5. Develop and implement intentional programs, services and activities within student programming that will meet the unique needs of all student populations.
6. Utilize diversity and social justice practices to promote student success as it relates to student involvement and student leadership development.
7. Coordinate student delegations traveling to conferences focused on student programming and leadership, i.e., the National Association for Campus Activities, etc. Coordinate delegate selection and training and serve as administrative advisor for student travel.
8. Assist in the coordination of departmental events as needed.
9. Manage evening and weekend events as necessary/assigned during the academic year.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree required. Prior experience in student activities administrative roles and program advising required. Graduate work is acceptable equivalent as is significant undergraduate paraprofessional experience.
2. Specific experience in contract negotiation and major event planning is required, as is an understanding of the principles, practices, and procedures of campus activities as a profession.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail are essential.
4. Ability to maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment. Ability to juggle multiple priorities.
5. Ability to build working relationships with students, faculty, administrators and staff.
6. Candidate must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master's degree in a related field.
2. Prior experience developing and managing budgets for activities programs.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Items other than resume or letter of interest that applicants must submit

  • This position is subject to a background check.
Eligible Applicants

All (Internal and External candidates)


Student Involvement and Leadership

Pay Rate (Applicant View)

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Pay Basis


Job Open Date


Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Job Category


Application Types Accepted

Faculty/Professional Application

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