The Offices of Campus Life and Residential Life in the Division of Student Affairs invite applications for a Coordinator who will assist with the New Student Orientation Program, student leadership, campus events and programs, and the room selection process. This is a great opportunity for someone who is pursuing a career that involves student services and learning experiences, and is interested in cultivating an inclusive and interactive environment for campus in sharing knowledge, experiences and traditions. This is a part-time position and the coordinator will work approximately 12 hours per week during the academic year (approximately 32 weeks), approximately 20 hours per week during the summer (approximately 13 weeks) and the starting hourly rate is $15.00. Work days and hours may vary due to the needs of the division and/or the College and may include weekends and evenings. Unpaid vacation periods may also be negotiated. This positions reports to the Assistant Dean for Campus Life.
About Harvey Mudd College:
Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.”
Summary of Job Responsibilities:
The Coordinator for Campus Life/Residential Life works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Dean for Campus Life in conjunction with the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Campus Life, and Assistant Dean for Residential Life. The Coordinator will assist with the New Student Orientation program, workshop development, leadership training, and student housing. Responsibilities include assisting with the management, training and supervision of student leaders and employees; planning, coordinating, and implementing various Campus Life programs; assisting students with party management; and assisting with assessment and evaluation data for the Offices of Campus Life and Residential Life.
Summary of Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required. Currently enrolled in a Master’s program (preferably in Higher Education or Student Affairs).
Experience: Experience in Student Activities, Housing or Residential Life, Orientation, Student Government and/or campus programming. Knowledge and interest in working in a college environment.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile insurance carrier.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with HMC students. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment in decision-making. Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to think strategically, plan effectively, and manage projects/events. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to high standards and attention to detail. Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment and interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs. Ability to work weekends depending on programmatic needs. Adept at using software such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat.
Preferred: Experience in an educational environment. Experience in managing a student program and working with students.
Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits.
Deadline to apply:
Position will remain open until filled.
Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.