The Office of Student Leadership & Engagement is seeking to
hire a Coordinator of Student Organizations and Engagement. This
Coordinator serves as the lead point of contact for all student
organization advising, resources, and support for the over 100
student groups on campus. The Student Leadership & Engagement
Coordinator also serves as the advisor to the Program Board in
their work of creating educational, social, and cultural programs
and manages their budget of over $100,000 a year. Additionally,
this role serves as the advisor to the Student Organization
Committee of Macalester College Student Government, supporting the
creation, auditing, and managing of student organization
The Coordinator of Student Organizations and Engagement uses
knowledge of student learning and development to develop, design,
and implement programs and services that support student
leadership, transitions, and campus engagement. This position
fosters learning through student engagement guided by learning
outcomes and assesses the effectiveness of strategies in creating
learning and leadership experiences, contributing to a dynamic
Campus Life program for all students.
About The Office of Student Leadership &
The Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE)
educates and empowers students to be their most successful selves
through developmental co-curricular involvement opportunities. Our
mission is to build community through campus engagement, develop
educational initiatives and programs to promote student leadership
development, and to create comprehensive transitional programming
to support the educational, social, and personal developmental
needs of students.
- Develops and implements comprehensive advising, services, and
trainings that facilitate successful student organization
involvement. Oversees the management of student organization
registration and administrative logistics in Presence software.
Advises Student Organization Committee. Provides support and
resources to staff/faculty organization advisors. Processes student
organization contract requests. Supervises OSLE student employee
for Presence management.
- Serves as primary advisor to the Program Board and coordinates
the implementation of a broad array of large-scale, student-led
- Plans and implements transition programs in collaboration with
other campus departments (e.g., Campus Center Programs &
Services; Residential Life; Alumni Engagement) and other
educational programs and events.
- Collaborates with OSLE staff to implement office initiatives
including the OrientationPlus+ social media series, New Student
Orientation, and leadership programs.
- Manages OSLE social media accounts and related initiatives.
Supervises student employee focused on social media.
- 1-3 years of experience with program board advising is
required. Experience with orientation and outdoor programs is a
- Knowledge of student learning and development.
- General problem solving skills.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize.
- Ability to utilize or learn basic office computing
- Master’s Degree required.
- Demonstrates the commitment to equity, inclusion, and
diversity. Actively engages in learning and practicing principles
of social justice and inclusion to increase individual capacity to
support institutional changes that create and sustain a more
welcoming and inclusive environment across the Macalester
Compensation & Benefits:
This is a full-time, exempt position. Total compensation
includes an annual salary of 48,000-50,000 and Macalester’s Benefits
To be considered for this position, please submit
your cover letter and resume in one
pdf via Macalester’s Employment
Opportunities page. Priority will be given to applicants who
apply by April 18th and the position
will be posted until filled.
Inquiries regarding this position can be directed
Macalester College - Institutional Overview
Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students
with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful
and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester
enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state
and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent
liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship
and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and
service to society.
Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social
justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless
of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin,
citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester
is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and
pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural
environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who
would add richness to our community, including people of color,
individuals with disabilities and women.
Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working
environment that is second to none. Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/&source=gmail&ust=1624043425621000&usg=AFQjCNFeNjld7rHWJa_wywsHcWwK6xR3jw">http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/ for
more information about benefits at Macalester College.
Our Commitment to Safety in response to
For the safety of our community, Macalester requires all employees
to have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Should a newly hired employee
be unable to receive the vaccination for either medical or
religious reasons we offer accommodations and assistance.
Questions or concerns about this process should be directed to Bob
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