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Coordinator of Student Engagement

DigiPen Institute of Technology
Redmond, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Located in Redmond, Washington, DigiPen Institute of Technology is a small college that offers undergraduate degree programs in Computer Science, Game Design, Digital Audio and Music, Computer Engineering, and Digital Art and Animation, as well as Master’s degree programs in Computer Science and Digital Art. DigiPen Institute of Technology has been ranked one of the top 5 game design schools in the country by the Princeton Review for more than a decade.

Coordinator of Student Engagement

Position Description:

Reports directly to the Director of Student Engagement and Support. This position manages the day-to-day operations of the Office of Student Affairs. This position is responsible for the following areas: New Student Orientation, the Orientation Leader Program, Student Activities Board, monthly communications to DigiPen students and families, manages walk-in traffic in Student Affairs Office and Student Affairs email account, and other duties as assigned.


Student Life

Manage First-Year Experience events (New Student Orientations and Orientation Leader Program)

Coordinate Student Engagement Activities and Events (Outside of SAB Events)

Manage walk-in students on a daily basis in the Dragon’s Lair

Hire, train, and manage Student Activities Board (SAB) three to five student workers

Hire, train, and supervise Student Affairs Assistants (student worker)

Manage Student Affairs email inbox

Increase Student Engagement and community-building events on campus

Manage DigiPen Scale program

Meet with students regarding student, staff, faculty concerns and facilitate a professional response or interaction

Support and assist the Academic Withdraw and Exit Survey process

Advising and mentoring students at risk

Serve on campus committees approved by supervisor

Manage all Student Affairs website pages to ensure updates in a timely manner

Represent Student Affairs at interdepartmental events (Admissions information sessions, Student Open House, Career Services events, etc.)

Create and distribute Family and Friends Newsletter

Create and post community updates through the DPTP and Microsoft Teams Channels

Manage Parent and Friends Facebook Page

Create and update the DigiPen Transfer Student Experience

Other duties as assigned

Shared Responsibilities

Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) and comply with all school-related Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) requirements


Communicate effectively through verbal, written, and electronic means

Train and direct the work of others

Follow and give oral and written instructions

Maintain working relationships with all employees and students

Demonstrate sensitively to, and respect for, a diverse population

Read, comprehend, and follow policies governing International Student Services

Maintain a professional demeanor and environment that is welcoming to all students and staff members

Have considerable manual dexterity (filing, typing, etc...)


Higher Education practices

Microsoft Office

Student Leadership


Earned a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

One to three years professional or paraprofessional experience in student activities, residence life, or other student affairs functional areas

Experience working with first-year college students

Excellent organizational and detail-oriented skills


More than two years experience working in the higher education field


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Certification (ASIST) or another suicide prevention and intervention certificate approved by the Dean of Students (or obtained within 6 months of the start of employment)

Title IX Investigator Training (or obtained within 6 months of the start of employment)

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and academic freedom are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology, as DigiPen endorses the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. The Institute's intent is to hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, attracting candidates from diverse backgrounds of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, veteran status, nationality, culture, religion, and physical abilities. We are committed to broadening our candidate pool to include more diverse individuals and ensuring fairness in hiring by avoiding bias and determining criteria to judge all candidates prior to posting each new position.

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