The Student Engagement Specialist oversees Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), develop and provide training for new and returning RSOs, oversee budgets for all RSOs, coordinate risk management paperwork for events and travel, manage programming and logistical aspects of signature events like OwlFest, Springapalooza, and Grad Gala, promote events through engagement platforms, and serve as lead for Presence student engagement software. This is accomplished by assisting students and advisors with establishment of new RSOs and by developing and implementing strategies to reach students on a variety of engagement platforms. Other duties include working with HCC Departments to promote OSL and RSO events; assist with student programming efforts, both on- and off-site; and advising student groups.
Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.
This is an exempt, professional staff position and includes a comprehensive benefits package offering medical, dental and vision coverage; generous paid time off; tuition assistance; and retirement savings.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in student life, engagement, and/or activities, including experience working with student organizations.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: student engagement, student clubs, event planning, marketing, and/or student organization leadership.
Excellent interpersonal communication and listening skills.
Demonstrated understanding of and ability to apply student engagement theories, models, frameworks, and best-practices, when engaging in student involvement, leadership, student training, student retention, and other educational efforts.
Ability to work independently, problem-solve, take initiative, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively.
Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.
HCC’s mission of “Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute.” and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.
Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.