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
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
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
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
Given the interaction with employees, students and college
community, this position requires in person presence. This position
is eligible for telework.
- 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.
- Maintain all student club pages and calendars in the college
website and student portal ensuring continuous additions and
deletions that are date sensitive.
- 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.
- Collaborate with the Director of Student Life to promote
student life events and ensure advertising is included in campus
publications and social media.
- Supervise work-study students and student interns.
- 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.
- Co-advise the College’s honor society, PTK.
- Recruit student leaders and volunteers to develop campus life
programming designed to meet the needs of students.
- Guide and mentor the Student Leadership Council through
meetings, events, organizational communication, one-on-one
conferences, teambuilding sessions, and leadership retreats.
- Assist in establishing and advising student organizations and
provide training and experiences that lead to leadership skill
development in students.
- Provide orientation for student club advisors and
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
faculty, community resources, vendors and non-profit agencies to
support Student Life activities.
- Monitor the club budgets to ensure fiscal accountability.
- Manage facilities and equipment assigned to Student Life and
those required for special events.
- Develop, monitor, and update college website related to Student
Life activities as well as student clubs and organizations.
- Routinely review guidelines for establishing clubs and
organizations and ensure that all clubs and organizations have
formal and current by-laws.
- Collaborate with Director of Student Life to develop and
present New Student Orientation, Welcome Week and other campus wide
- Collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure that service
learning and leadership development are integrated in curriculum
and College activities.
- Establish annual goals that provide student support, academic
enrichment, and community service while ensuring consistency with
institutional priorities and other departments.
- Provide guidance and support for students to facilitate
completion, academic progress and achievement of personal goals
- Design and implement workshops on leadership development and
- Actively pursue community service opportunities for emerging
student leaders and provide in-service training and support to
participants. Develop relationships with external partners.
- 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.
- Plan and lead educational programs and events to encourage
OTHER RELATED DUTIES
- Attend related statewide meetings as appropriate.
- Participate in College committees as necessary.
- May serve as back up to positions with student life, as
directed by supervisor and/or designee.
- 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.