The Student Life Coordinator is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Student Life. The Coordinator will organize, plan, and execute a wide variety of co-curricular programs designed to promote student retention and success. The Student Life Coordinator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
Essential Job Functions:
Collaborate with the Director of Student Life in planning, managing, and implementing programs and activities that enrich the student collegiate experience.
Responsible for booking and contracting with entertainment agencies, speakers, and vendors for Davidson and Davie campuses.
Work with the business and finance office to coordinate payments and other event logistics for Student Life events.
Serves as co-advisor and budget manager to the Student Government Association and attends SGA meetings, events, conferences, and leadership retreats.
Serves as co-advisor for the Student Ambassador program.
Work some evenings/weekends and travel to conferences and events as required.
Create graphic designs using online platforms to promote events as well as manage the Student Life and SGA social media accounts.
Coordinate travel arrangements for student life and student government including submitting travel authorization forms, securing accommodations, and making reservations.
Provide training to student organizations and advisors, maintain regular communication with organizations and provide support and assistance as needed.
Assist in the creation and development of new campus clubs and organizations.
Ensure clubs/organizations are in compliance with College policies and procedures.
Manage the Student Lounge and Information Desk.
Assist in providing day to day oversight of the food pantry, including but not limited to; stocking shelves, training volunteers, client in-take, data collection, and food inventory.
Coordinate and/or implement special projects as needed and/or assigned by the Director of Student Life.
Attend college meetings and serve on college committees as appropriate.
Perform other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of the Office of Student Life and the College.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
One (1) to two (2) years’ experience working in Student Life or Student Services.
Experience in the development and implementation of college level student activities and advising student groups.
Knowledge and experience using Social Media platforms – Facebook, LinkedIn, X (Twitter), Instagram, TikTok, etc.
Knowledge and experience using integrated software systems Google and Microsoft applications
Demonstrated experience working with a diverse student population
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in student personnel, higher education, counseling, or a closely related field
Experience within the North Carolina Community College System
Knowledge of student engagement software platforms such as Modern Campus Presence
Proven leadership ability in working with students
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287)Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.