Coordinator of Student Life and Administration - Les Aspin Center, Washington, D.C.

Marquette University
Washington D.C.
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Overview

The position serves as the day-to-day administrator of all student life and administrative functions at the Center in Washington, D.C.. It ensures students have access to services including physical and mental health and acts as the point of contact for students for all matters non-internship or academic. The position also is responsible for delivering other services to students such as food assistance, transportation stipends, etc. The individual also acts as the primary point of contact for infrastructure and facilities issues at the Center, including at the student residence. Finally, the position handles all financial administration—account management, bill paying, etc.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develop and manage resources for day-to-day student life affairs at the Center
  2. Develop and administer social programming for students
  3. Administer Center financial accounts—-budget, utilities, etc.
  4. Manage Center infrastructure and facilities, including student residence, in partnership with Sodexo
  5. Administer student support programs—stipends, food assistance, etc.
  6. Manage university events at Center—alumni relations, advancement, etc.
  7. Lead student on-boarding and orientation
  8. Manage student conflicts—non-academic
  9. Assist with implementation of academic programming—site visits, guest speakers, etc.
  10. Assist with implementation of special fundraising events—-awards dinners, etc.
  11. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • 1 year experience in student life programming and administration.
  • Student life competency
  • Understanding of mental health and physical health challenges for undergraduate students
  • Basic financial administration
  • Knowledge of Marquette University offices, services, and procedures
  • Comfortable working in a small team environment—fewer than 5 people and with the ability to act independently and with discretion when required.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Experience in student life and history of work with university students and a thorough understanding of the challenges experienced by the current generation of students.
  • Understanding of and experience with equity, diversity, and inclusion practices.



It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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