Student Activities and Events Coordinator
Full Time/Part Time
In consultation with supervisor, this position is responsible for
planning and managing inclusive and engaging student activities and
events on campus, on-line, and in the community.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Manage the planning and implementation of student activities and
directly support the execution of special and large scale events.
Work closely with supervisor, student employees, and other
employees including center personnel to ensure a vibrant and
engaging student experience through high quality programming. (50%)
-Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, evaluate, and give
direction to student employees who conduct programming. Facilitate
communication/teamwork among staff. (20%) -Efficiently promote
activities and events, in consultation with University Relations,
to include but not limited to social media, web page, digital
signage, student engagement platform, print, radio, newspaper, etc.
Support and oversee student social media engagement. (15%) –
Maintain accurate participant and program data and compile
participation reports monthly or as requested by the department
supervisor. Regularly assess and evaluate activities and events.
(10%) – Assists in fulfilling duties of department staff and
supervisor in their absence and directly supports other events and
programming hosted by departments within the division of student
affairs. Assists with the submission and processing of invoices,
travel requests, purchase requisitions and other duties as
assigned. (5%) -Attend appropriate staff meetings; -Report
monthly/quarterly statistics; -Solicit feedback and input on
various programming; -Maintain regular attendance; -Perform related
duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
Education – Bachelor’s Degree in any field. Experience – 1 year of
experience related to specified duties.
Education – Master’s Degree in any field Experience – Experience
working in event planning and management.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule as required by the
position to include regular evening, nights, and weekends. – Must
possess and maintain a valid NM Driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to
work effectively with a wide range of constituencies to include
students, staff, faculty, and community members; – Strong ability
to work independently; – Strong ability to work in a high stress
environment; – Ability to problem solve as issues arise; – Ability
to demonstrate high energy in most aspects of position; – Ability
to use good judgement; – Ability to maintain confidentiality; –
Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures;
– Must be trustworthy and responsible; – Must be knowledgeable in
university policies and guidelines for events; – Skill in training,
leading, organizing, advising, and planning; – Must have excellent
computer and social media skills; – Knowledge of supplies,
equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control;
-Moderate physical activity; – Requires handling of average-weight
objects up to 100 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than
four (4) hours per day; – Work may involve exposure to various
elements of the weather during outdoor events/concerts; – Work may
require lifting of equipment, supplies, concessions; – Must be able
to withstand loud noise;
- Work is performed in an office setting, but also at various
venues on campus and/or the community.
Work Location/Campus Center
Las Vegas, NM Campus
New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected
class. We are committed to the University values of diversity,
accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness. For disabled access
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Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant
Position start date after July 1, 2021
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
- Letter(s) of Recommendation
- Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree