Coordinator for Student Engagement Center

Posted on May 2nd, 2019 by Travis Dix

Position Description

The Coordinator for Student Engagement Center is a twelve-month position with responsibilities that foster the development of a campus environment and promotes student community development.  This person will report to the Assistant Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of one year in related work environment such as student activities
  • Self-starter and organized

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, manage, and implement a diverse range of activities and events for students
  • Provide oversight to campus clubs and organizations
  • Plan and implement major student activities and programs such as: Homecoming, Spring Fling, Club Fair
  • Maintain and supervise social media campaigns
  • Available to work nights and some weekends

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Train and supervise Student Engagement Graduate Assistants
  • Help with Connection Weekend and student check-in process
  • Other duties assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator

Travel and ADA-related Requirements

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring clear communication (speaking and listening) in person and telephonically
  • Must be able to work closely with others as part of a team
  • Visual and hearing acuity required to perform assigned work, including meetings and interactions with students and other employees
  • Work is performed while sitting, standing and walking.
  • Ability to lift, carry or move items of up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 40 pounds, such as supplies, binders, or food trays, and items connected to events
  • Work may require pushing/pulling, reaching, bending, twisting, climbing (step ladder or stairs), crouching or use of foot pedals (driving)
  • Some work uses fine manual dexterity to use equipment involving levers, buttons, keyboards, and switches as well as frequent handling of small items and paperwork
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule (including some evenings and weekends), perform multiple tasks simultaneously, work under time pressure, and work in a noisy or distracting environment
  • On occasion will need to perform tedious and exacting tasks
  • Will need to use office equipment such as telephones, printer, copier, scanner, camera, scissors, stapler, and computer.  Will use software including Microsoft Office, Foxit or Adobe PDF software, and other university software
  • Occasionally may work in situations with fire hazards or communicable diseases (virus, flu, etc.); on rare occasions may be exposed to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, or electrical hazards
  • Work environment at events includes noise/vibration and wetness/humidity; may be exposed to extreme temperatures seasonally
  • Work locations include an office environment, outdoors and campus buildings

Submit letter of interest and current resume, and three professional references to:

Jill Adams, Student Engagement Office
Averett University
420 West Main Street,
Danville, Virginia 24541