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Student Development Specialist

Northcentral Technical College
Wausau, WI

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Position Description

This position is accountable to the Student Development Coordinator.

This position plans and coordinates Student Life and Development event logistics including publicity. He/she will provide administrative support ensuring the Student Life and Development office functions efficiently. Additionally this position coordinates Timberwolf Table logistics and functions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as office administrator, organizing front office operations in Student Life and Development.
  • Prioritize office projects and procedures to ensure the efficient operation of Student Life and Development.
  • Collaborate with Student Development Coordinator in the planning and implementation of events to create engagement within the Timberwolf Community.
  • Provide coordination for Student Life and Development/ Career Services events to include scheduling, logistical, financial, and physical arrangements of activities, events, and field trips.
  • Coordinate promotion of Student Life and Development/ Career Services events, including the creation and distribution of promotional materials across multiple platforms.
  • Assist with day-of event support of Student Life and Development/ Career Services events and activities.
  • Assist in the planning of intramural athletic program with College partners and oversee the intramural events.
  • Track event attendance and student/club participation.
  • Receive and process club paperwork, including:
    • Funding requests
    • Club Activity Forms
    • Club activity scheduling in School Dude
  • Co-advise the Club Funding Committee and Wolfpack.
  • Prepare Payment Authorization and Journal Transfer Forms for Student Life and Development and club activities.
  • Assist with the planning and day-of service for Graduation.
  • Monitor Timberwolf Table supply and coordinate with Director of Student Development to order as needed.
  • Coordinate distribution of Timberwolf Table bags to regional campuses and tracking of regional use.
  • Organize student ID production and distribution process.
  • Monitor and update Student Life and Development website, social media and email accounts.
  • Perform related departmental duties as requested.
  • Due to the nature of this position, some night and weekend work is required.



  • Associate Degree in related field required. 3 years’ experience in event planning and/or recreational program management preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Access and Excel. Experience using InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop preferred.
  • High degree of organizational skills and creativity, independent judgment and enthusiasm for students.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with students, staff, agencies and the general public.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in communications and human relations with diverse populations of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to function as a team member.


Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
6-8 hours: grasping, performing repetitive movements
4-5 hours: sitting, working indoors
1-3 hours: bending, climbing, crawling, driving, kneeling, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, twisting, walking
Less than one hour: balancing, working at heights, working in temperature extremes, working outdoors

Lifting and Carrying:
Less than 10 pounds: 10-15 repetitions per hour.
10-20 pounds: 1-10 repetitions per hour.
20-50 pounds: less than one repetition per hour.
50-100 pounds: less than one repetition per hour.
More than 100 pounds with help: less than one repetition per hour.

Additional Physical Requirements:
Vision: Adequate with aid to read instructions, labels, documents, computer screens, and differentiate between colors.
Hearing: Adequate with aid to understand oral requests, telephone conversation, and PA systems.

Required Employee Program Safety and Training:
Emergency Action Plan, Emergency Procedures, Ergonomics (Office/Workplace), Slips, Trips and Falls.


Working at Northcentral Technical College

NTC is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative lifelong learning that builds a globally competitive workforce. The College’s 5,900 square mile, 10-county district includes six convenient campus locations in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg, as well as a Public Safety Center of Excellence in Merrill, a Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo, an Apprenticeship Center of Excellence in Wausau and an Agriculture Center of Excellence just north of the Wausau Campus in the Town of Maine. The Wausau Campus also features a Center for Health Sciences, Center for Business & Industry and an Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center of Excellence. 

2012 marks the centennial anniversary of Northcentral Technical College, recently named the 21st fastest growing community/technical college in the nation by Community College Week magazine. The College currently offers over 150 associate degree programs, technical diploma programs and short- term certificate options, with many credits transferring to Wisconsin’s four-year public and private colleges, creating a seamless path for lifelong learning. Through a variety of flexible course options (, NTC is providing an additional opportunity for learners to receive a degree or certification through flexible learning opportunities including late starts, a new Virtual College and winterim courses. Additional services include programming in ELL, Adult Basic Education, and HSED/ GED, as well as a learning center and testing center.

NTC is also closely connected to the local business community through the training and development of incumbent workers. The College’s Business & Industry Solutions team works with local businesses to offer customized training, technical assistance and professional development opportunities. NTC’s Continuing Education team provides educational offerings designed to help individuals gain needed education for career advancement or change, meet professional certification and licensing requirements and develop new skills to be successful in today’s competitive workforce.

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1000 W Campus Dr
United States
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