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Student Government Association Programming Assistant

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2021 Top Ten Public Liberal Arts College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.

Job Description:

The SGA Program Assistant will add support to day and evening programming initiatives for the clubs and organizations recognized by the Student Government Association. Will work in coordination with the Student Government Association Office Manager and be directly supervised by the Director of Student Engagement.

Expected Duties include:
  • Support the programming efforts, in person or online, of all clubs and organizations under the Student Government Association with varied hours in the office.
  • Guide students through the college and SGA event paperwork process and adhere to college policies.
  • Create and administer event planning workshops to enhance student programming for club members and officers for the academic year and summer.
  • Support programming efforts in the planning of, but not limited to: weekend programming, destinations and travel, evening events, Sam Gomez, Senior Days, New Student Orientation, College First Days Program, College Family/Homecoming Weekend and Commencement.
  • Collaborate with campus departments to create event opportunities and connections.
  • Support the programming efforts within the Student Affairs Centers including IGE and MERC.
  • Review contracts in preparation for approvals regarding programming as appropriate.
  • Advertise SGA and College events through the SGA website, Events App, Social Media, Weekly Newsletters, digital monitors and other tools that deliver college programming and event information.
  • Additional duties may be assigned that relate to the mission of Student Engagement work; within the context of Student Government Association.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • At least one academic year of direct experience within the Student Activities field with event supervision, advising co-curricular life programming boards and conducting student leadership trainings is recommended.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with campus community members including: multicultural groups, students, faculty, staff, administration, and the general public as well as outside company/agency contacts.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects at various levels of completion and be able to work some evenings and weekends during the year.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service, co-curricular life, ability to work independently, as well as within a team.
  • Ability to use computer software for communication within our community, word processing, desktop publishing, social media outlets and website management.
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate supervision of evening and weekend programs as needed.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, non-benefited position paying $16.00 per hour, up to 18 hours/week. Position Runs August 15, 2022 through June 30. 2023.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit

Application Instructions:

Deadline for applications is June 24, 2022.

Interested candidates must apply electronically and should submit a letter of interest and resume by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.

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