Coordinator Student Life

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Mar 29, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.

We are currently seeking a Student Life Coordinator who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity
You: Outgoing, energetic and you love meeting and helping people - especially students.

Your mission: Manage and implement program activities and services that enhance student leadership, participation, good citizenship, success and retention.

Your methods: Variety will be the name of the game. You'll be publicizing student events; working with new student organizations on their constitutions and bylaws; encouraging faculty and student interaction; and getting involved with outreach and recruitment efforts.

Next steps: If you want to meet and work with lots of great people (students, faculty and staff), and play a pivotal role in creating an exceptional student experience at HCC, your next step should be to submit your application today.
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Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

    It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.
    HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

    EXPERIENCE
    Minimum of three (3) years of experience demonstrated an academic related environment and in a community college academic or student service area.

    Experience with outreach activities between a college or university and the community

    Previous experience working with volunteers and an understanding of service learning is required for Coleman College.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organization and written and oral communication skills

    Demonstrate a commitment to student diversity and the ability to work with a racially and culturally diverse student body, faculty, and staff

    Ability to work a flexible schedule

    Some evening and/or weekend hours may be required

    Ability to work independently; ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines

    Proficiency with personal computer various software packages such as MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). PeopleSoft network use a plus

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