Director of Student Activities (Full-Time)

Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Winsted, Connecticut
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

POSITION: Director of Student Activities (Full-Time)

Community College Professional 17
35 hours per week / 10-Month / Tenure-Track Position

Anticipated Starting Date: August 2017

CLOSING DATE: April 21, 2017

Bachelor's degree in Education, Recreation, Communications, Liberal Arts or other closely related degree, plus at least two (2) years' experience in student activities or student life in a higher education setting. Experience with program/event planning, advising student clubs/student government, organizing student orientations, and creating student publications required. Ability to develop budgets and allocate resources, demonstrated information technology literacy skills, as well as excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. An understanding of the mission of the community college and a demonstrated ability to respond to and work with multiple constituencies and involvement in support of a culturally and ethnically diverse population are essential.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Under the direction of the Director of Student Development, the incumbent is responsible for developing, designing, and implementing a comprehensive student activities program to serve the diverse needs of the College. These services include such functional areas as: advising student government and student clubs/organizations, performing new student orientations and student recognition events, monitoring expenditures and maintaining budget, implementing fitness and wellness programs, and developing co-curricular activities that enhance students' practical and community-service experience and leadership skills. Incumbent is required to have extensive cooperative and collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, students, the public, and with professionals in peer organizations. Incumbent organizes, supervises, and accompanies students on field trips.

$ 48,364 approximate annual, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.

Only complete application packages received by the closing date will be accepted for consideration.
The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check.

  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume
  • Names and contact info of three (3) professional references
  • Typed Board of Regents Employment Application, available at:

  • Unofficial Transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution

You may email your application package to

NCCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, including pregnancy, sexual harassment and sexual assault, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, present or past history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, prior criminal record or any other protected class in its programs and activities. In addition, NCCC does not discriminate against persons on the grounds of political beliefs or veteran status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Ruth Gonzalez, Director of Student Development, (Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator) NCCC, Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098, Green Woods Hall, (860) 738-6315,

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages
the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

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