Office of Student Engagement Job Description
Responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive schedule
of student programs to support students’ social, academic and
intellectual interests in line with our Blueprint for Belonging and
contribute to overall student satisfaction and student learning.
Work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to identify
and implement a diverse range of programs and activities and
coordinate programs and events sponsored by The Office of Student
Take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and
participate in the College's efforts to create a respectful,
inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Program Management (70%):
Work closely with various students, student leaders, and student
organizations to identify and implement a diverse range of student
programs designed to complement existing campus programming and
strengthen the student and college community. Collaborate with
faculty and staff in the development of student programs designed
to complement the academic mission of the College. Coordinate the
Fine Arts Program. Coordinate The Office of Student Engagement
programming schedule to include First Week, Smith To Do, Off-Campus
Adventures, Nolen Art Lounge, Fine Arts, Mountain Day Trips and the
Stress Free program. Conduct regular assessment of student programs
and services. Supervise Sophomore Push reunion workers.
Train and supervise student employees involved with the Office of
Student Engagement including the programming staff housed in the
Student Engagement Team.
Assume responsibility for special projects, committee work and
other duties as assigned. Back up other staff needs as
All employees are expected to participate in the College's efforts
to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work
Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education,
experience, certifications, licenses)
Bachelor's degree required, and 1-3 years of experience in student
activities, or an equivalent combination of education and
Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing;
exercise effective independent professional judgment; establish and
maintain collaborative working relationships with students, student
organizations, faculty, staff and external vendors; and relate
successfully in one-on-one and group situations with persons
representing diverse backgrounds and interests. Demonstrated
knowledge of principles, practices and theories of student learning
and development; understanding of the cultural, social,
recreational, and educational needs of students.
Night and evening work required.
Please attach BOTH a current resume and a cover letter in
order for your application to be considered for this position .
You may combine your resume and cover letter into a single file
or attach multiple files to your application, but BE SURE you have
provided all attachments BEFORE SUBMITTING your application.
You will NOT be able to attach additional files after you have
hit the Submit button.
Review of applications will begin
September 9, 2021
Grade L Exempt
About Smith College
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest
women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in
teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of
outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as
advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The
College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst,
Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty
cross-teach across the Five Colleges.
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color,
religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender
identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and
employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its
programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and
regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.