Coordinator of Student Engagement

Cecil College
Maryland, United States
$55,000.00 - $55,000.00
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for more than 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College’s fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland’s most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.

With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.

Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.



The Coordinator of Student Engagement will have responsibility to develop, manage, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive program for co- and extra-curricular activities to include social, service learning, and academic skill building programs. Additionally, they will be responsible for oversight and coordination of student clubs and organizations.

Given the interaction with employees, students and college community, this position requires in person presence. This position is eligible for telework.



Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Serve as MyCecil content manager with responsibility for maintenance of the Cecil Life tab to include Student Life, New Student Orientation, and Sexual Assault Awareness pages in consultation with the Director of Student Life.
  2. Maintain all student club pages and calendars in the college website and student portal ensuring continuous additions and deletions that are date sensitive.
  3. As directed, communicate with currently enrolled students to include monthly newsletters, surveys, event calendars, registration alerts, promotion of new courses and degrees, safety information, and general campus updates via email and direct mail.
  4. Collaborate with the Director of Student Life to promote student life events and ensure advertising is included in campus publications and social media.
  5. Supervise work-study students and student interns.

Student Engagement

  1. Establish annual goals and assure student life programs are consistent with institutional priorities and lead to a full complement of student life and student engagement activities.
  2. Co-advise the College’s honor society, PTK.
  3. Recruit student leaders and volunteers to develop campus life programming designed to meet the needs of students.
  4. Guide and mentor the Student Leadership Council through meetings, events, organizational communication, one-on-one conferences, teambuilding sessions, and leadership retreats.
  5. Assist in establishing and advising student organizations and provide training and experiences that lead to leadership skill development in students.
  6. Provide orientation for student club advisors and officers.
  7. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, community resources, vendors and non-profit agencies to support Student Life activities.
  8. Monitor the club budgets to ensure fiscal accountability.
  9. Manage facilities and equipment assigned to Student Life and those required for special events.
  10. Develop, monitor, and update college website related to Student Life activities as well as student clubs and organizations.
  11. Routinely review guidelines for establishing clubs and organizations and ensure that all clubs and organizations have formal and current by-laws.
  12. Collaborate with Director of Student Life to develop and present New Student Orientation, Welcome Week and other campus wide activities

Co-Curricular Enrichment

  1. Collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure that service learning and leadership development are integrated in curriculum and College activities.
  2. Establish annual goals that provide student support, academic enrichment, and community service while ensuring consistency with institutional priorities and other departments.
  3. Provide guidance and support for students to facilitate completion, academic progress and achievement of personal goals when appropriate.
  4. Design and implement workshops on leadership development and team building.
  5. Actively pursue community service opportunities for emerging student leaders and provide in-service training and support to participants. Develop relationships with external partners.
  6. Facilitate the delivery of academic success programming (time management, organizational skills, note-taking, test-taking, academic management and planning). Seminars can be delivered in-person and/or online.
  7. Plan and lead educational programs and events to encourage student voting.


  1. Attend related statewide meetings as appropriate.
  2. Participate in College committees as necessary.
  3. May serve as back up to positions with student life, as directed by supervisor and/or designee.
  4. Handles other related duties as assigned.


  • Education: Master’s degree required, preferably with coursework in student development and/or human relations.
  • Experience: Experience in student life, leadership training, or advising are required. Must be able to demonstrate excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Skills/Training: Professional experiences should reflect an understanding of the value and impact of student engagement.
  • Proficiencies: Must demonstrate creativity and energy in their approach to the workplace. Evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills must be apparent.
  • Scheduling Requirements: Varied work schedule during critical periods sometimes requiring evening, Saturday, and Sunday work hours, dependent upon departmental needs.
  • Physical Demands: Periodic transport and set-up of materials for student events.


For best consideration, please apply by October 6, 2021.

*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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