Student Involvement Coordinator

Oberlin College  |  Oberlin , OH

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Posted May 19, 2022 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Student Involvement Coordinator

Job Type: Leadership Development/Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Oberlin , OH
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 36936
Application Deadline: 05/30/2022

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education

Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education

Position Description

The Student Involvement Coordinator (11-month) serves the important role of assisting students in creating a vibrant campus life, both in-person and digitally. This position advises the Oberlin College Program Board, which creates novelty programming for the campus and continues the “Connect Cleveland” initiative of programming within the Greater Cleveland area during the school year. The Student Involvement Coordinator also creates a social media strategy for the office and implements it while prioritizing high digital engagement for the office.
This position primarily works on nights and weekends during the academic year. This is an 11-month, continuing, Administrative & Professional Staff position.
A successful professional in this position makes themselves present at campus events, including those planned by Program Board and Student Organizations or those within the Dionysus Night Club, Cat in the Cream, and College Lanes. This position also assists in coordinating high-level institutional programming including homecoming and senior week.
  • Student Activities
    • Advise the Oberlin College Program Board.
    • Assist in managing the “Presence” student engagement software, both for functionality and the regular assessment of student organizations and activities, as requested by the Associate Director of Student Involvement.
    • Attend programs, including night-time and weekend programming, as an agent of the institution when requested by the supervisor.
    • Organize the “Senior Week” committee and assist in coordinating all senior week activities.
    • Coordinate and advise on-campus marketing for events out of the Office of Student Involvement.
    • Assist with tasks relevant to the Dionysus Night Club and Cat in the Cream as delegated by the Associate Director of Student Involvement.
    • Serve as a liaison for the Division of Student Life for Oberlin’s Homecoming Weekend.
  • Social Media and Technology
    • Develop and implement the social media plan for the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement and all associated accounts (Office of Student Leadership and Involvement, Program Board, ‘Sco, Cat, Lanes).
    • Design and manage the official Oberlin College website for the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement.
    • Serve as a resource to colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs for social media strategy.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Serve as a liaison with the Bonner Center to integrate community engagement and campus engagement.
    • Participate in professional development organizations including, but not limited to, ACPA, NASPA, ACUI, NACA, GLCA, and COFHE.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Required
    • Bachelor’s Degree. A Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, or a related field is preferred.
    • Experience working with social media for an organization.
    • Prior experience in advising or leading an organization.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to multi-task and work on several large projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to work as part of a team within an office and collaborate with campus partners.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and the Google Suite.
    • Experience in training, team building/facilitation, co-curricular event planning, assessment, and mentoring/coaching with diverse constituencies.
    • Experience with event planning.
  • Desired
    • Experience advising a programming council of students.
      Experience planning large-scale events on a college campus.
      Experience with budget planning or management.
      Experience working in Student Affairs and, in particular, with campus programming and student organizations.

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