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Student Life Specialist- Marketing and Special Events

Finger Lakes Community College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Alumni Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Finger Lakes Community College Student Life Specialist- Marketing and Special Events

The Student Life Specialist Marketing and Special Events serves as the primary staff member on campus during the events that may be outside normal business hours, off campus and some weekends. Helps to facilitate communications with faculty/staff on the office is operating procedures. Assists in the coordination of event registration, event supervision, all social media and designing marketing materials for campus-wide distribution. Helps guide these groups in providing services and programs designed to enhance, support and retain college students, with an emphasis of extra attention to those groups who have been traditionally underserved.

Approx. 15-20 hours/week, $14/hour. 10-month position


A. Educational Background: Associate Degree preferred. Successful completion of 36 credits from an accredited higher education institution required.

B. Experience: One year experience working with students in a college setting (e.g., residential life, student government, campus activities, student clubs/organizations, etc.) required. Preference given for graduate or professional experiences. Experience with large event planning (e.g., orientation) strongly desired.

C. Special Skills: Strong communication, interpersonal, design and organizational skills required. Must be able to work cooperatively with College departments and other entities in coordinating co-curricular programs. Have a strong background in social media and other promotion/marketing experience.

Essential Functions

Programming and Marketing

  1. Assists with the coordination of new student orientation program(s) for traditional and non-traditional students, as well as other target populations (e.g., parents, athletes, etc.) in consultation with the Director and Assistant Director.
  2. Assists in the upkeep of the Laker Ledger, online orientation, parent calendar and other publications coordinated through the Office of Student Life.
  3. Assists with programming events on campus, and serve as the primary organizer of evening programs/events on campus. Co-leads marketing efforts within the Activities Committee of Student Corporation with Assistant Director of Student Life. [AB1] [JE2]
  4. Collaborates with the Director to provide a systematic method of communication with the Advisors to clubs and organizations.
  5. Meets with the Student Corporation student Director of Marketing weekly to assist all clubs and organizations.
  6. Collaborates with key offices to support the development and coordination of the campus programs and services.
  7. Collects and report student programming data for assessment purposes for the Office of Student Life about evening and weekend programming.


  1. Serves as the Front Desk person responsible for providing general information and referrals to the campus community and external public outside of normal college business hours.

Supports the Director and Assistant Director in training, supervising and evaluating

  1. Student Life Office student worker/employees.


Coordinates the physical set-up of facilities (Stage 14, 2nd Floor Hallway and other locations) for all student sponsored programs that occur outside normal college business hours.


Work with Assistant Director to maintain and update the Office of Student Life’s Web page and related social pages.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

EOE/veteran, disability

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