We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.
Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.
Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Coordinator of Student Activities (CSA) is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive student activities program for students, including cultural, recreational, and social programs. They will play a critical role in strengthening the campus life experience for all students including support for our first-year students as they transition to college life and engaging our continuing student to become active members of the larger MCC community.
The Coordinator of Student Activities serves as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT), contributes to Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) planning, and collaborates on the execution and evaluation of SEM initiatives. The Coordinator provides administrative support to the Student Life Department; helps promote, coordinate and facilitate co-curricular events and designated club and organization activities.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Oversees the day-to-day operations of the department including hiring, training, evaluating, and supervising full and part-time staff.
Creates, implements, and coordinates all Student Life sponsored cultural, recreational, and social programming, for all students on campus.
Assists the Dean of Students in developing and implementing department policies, procedures and goals to ensure that co-curricular and extracurricular activities align with the mission of the college.
Prepares and manages the maintenance of the annual budgets for Student Life, including the financial spreadsheets for all student clubs and organizations. This includes approving student expenditures and fundraising; assisting student organizations on appropriate fiscal management procedures; and preparing and implementing the Student Government Association budget.
Provides leadership and guidance to students, clubs and organizations, including providing advisement for student organizations; formulating procedures for student clubs; assisting students with interpretation of college policies; and developing leadership workshops and leadership training for students.
Oversees the administration of student elections; the formation of new clubs and activities; and recruits faculty/staff for advisory roles with student clubs.
Promotes, markets and advertises all Student Life programs and events, including the general recruitment campaign of getting students to become involved and engaged in college and community activities.
Schedules and reserves the use of all the appropriate facilities and equipment needed for events.
Produces student newsletters, college yearbooks, calendar of events, and flyers of campus activities.
Maintains current knowledge of applicable state, federal, and local laws/regulations.
Researches new trends, best practices, and innovations grounded in student development theory including keeping abreast of new professional literature; attends conferences, workshops, and training sessions.
Participates and supports several large-scale campus-wide events such as First-Year Experience Activities, Welcome Back Month, Graduation, New Student Orientation and other events.
Oversees the Student Life department website and social media platforms and promotes upcoming events using social media and other College media technologies.
Coordinates the annual recognition event for all participants for Student Life.
Develops community service and volunteer opportunities for students.
Focuses on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
Attend internal and external meetings when appropriate.
Serve on committees as appropriate.
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, or closely related field; with six (6) years experience and/or training that includes student activity planning/coordination, leadership development, and interpersonal relations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience creating or managing a department budget.
Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration.
Minimum of three (3) years student life staff supervision experience.
Demonstrated experience with working with diverse student populations.
Outstanding interpersonal and management skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Ability to plan, organize and implement existing and new programs for students.
Experience working at a community college.
Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume.
Ability to use Banner, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
Demonstrated understanding of under-represented groups and initiatives that enhance inclusive efforts.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, (Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm), occasional nights and weekends. This position may be eligible for telework in accordance with the College's telework policy.
Salary: $58,319 - $65,434, Grade 5 Salary is commensurate with education, experience and based on the MCCC Classification Study.
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites.
Deadline to Apply: February 6, 2023
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit 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 Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Amee Synnott, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, email@example.com, or the Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Jessica Correia, 508-588-9100, x1402, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, firstname.lastname@example.org, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.