Student Activities Coordinator (Temporary, based in Luxembourg)

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 14, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Student Activities Coordinator (SAC) temporary position provides support to all out of class learning realms of student life at the Miami University Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. The SAC facilitates the social, academic, and personal adjustment of students to the European experience, and supports students in building a community as members and active participants in the residential life of the Luxembourg campus system. The SAC serves as a positive role model for students. This a temporary position which may be renewed for up to one year, through academic year 2022-2023.

Duties of the Student Activities Coordinator includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate student support toward increased student success and cultural adjustment. Support community building which develops a common sense of purpose and belonging, safety, and acceptance where students look beyond themselves to feel a sense of responsibility and commitment, as well as valuing others.
  • Supports risk management and crisis response in collaboration with administrators and staff in Luxembourg and in Oxford.
  • Assist student activities outside of the classroom, including cultural discovery and European travel.
  • Participates in and supports logistical arrangements for study tours, Discovery Tours, and field trips.
  • Coordination, marketing, and development of all MUDEC-sponsored activities, including cohort programs.
  • Collaboration with local stakeholders to establish and publicize community outreach events.
  • Serves as a liaison to the Miami University Luxembourg Alumni Chapter.
  • Collaborates with MUDEC administration and GLI communications staff to contribute to distributed communications and advise to ensure coherent and effective delivery of student activities updates through newsletter, social media, and other broadcast media.
  • Manages activities of the MUDEC Student Faculty Council.
  • The position requires 30 hours per week with fixed office hours, Wednesday through Sunday, and flexibility regarding additional working hours.
  • Communicate well in group and individual situations; establish rapport with a wide variety of people; design and implement experiences to meet specific established learning goals; and, quickly evaluate crisis situations and respond appropriately.

Required: Bachelor’s degree by the start date of the appointment and verified experience living, studying, or working outside of the United States.

Position not eligible for H1B sponsorship.

Considerations may be made for candidates with the following:

  • At least one semester of study abroad within the last five academic years.
  • Previous experience as a Resident Director/Assistant/Advisor in a student residence hall or youth program residential setting.
  • Proficiency in French.
  • Social media marketing and communication experience.

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae Inquiries may be directed to Donna Gouvan at Screening of applications will begin October 26, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. 


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