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Alfred University Student Activities and New Student Co-Curricular Coordinator in Alfred, New York

The Student Activities & New Student Co-Curricular Coordinator, reporting to the Director of Student Activities, will be part of the Student Affairs Division. The coordinator collaborates with multiple constituencies to provide well-rounded, guided, and positive experiences for all first year and transfer students, helping students transition and successfully engage with the campus community throughout their time at Alfred University . The coordinator will be part of the campus Summer Orientation Planning and Implementation Team helping to ensure that students entering Alfred University are provided with all the necessary co-curricular information needed to begin their first semester and begin engaging with one another to form critical bonds to enhance their ultimate success. In addition, the coordinator will work collaboratively with the Judson Leadership Center to provide leadership training and skill development of the student leaders of our clubs and organizations. Will serve as the advisor for the Alfred University Student Senate which includes assisting the Senate in budget development and management.


  • Assist with the supervision of office staff to include Work Study Students and Graduate Interns/Assistants.

  • Interacts with students, faculty, and staff to develop activities and programs for students

  • Assists with activity planning, design, development, and assessment of activities and programs based on the department and university mission for student success and retention

  • Assists in executing and/or managing special events/projects for the department

  • Manages AU Connect

  • Manages social media posts accounts for the office, Instagram, Facebook etc. as related to student programming

  • Assists in the preparation of the Center for Student Involvement budget based on the mission of the department and university

  • Serves on committees as directed and attends appropriate professional meetings, conferences, and/or workshops

  • Assists the Director with contracts, check requests and other event specific details.

  • Maintains accurate records of all student activities and events that they are responsible for

  • Acts as advisor and attends all Student Senate meetings

  • Provides recommendations and communicates to appropriate leaders, teams, and committees

  • Helps to maintain proper communication to clubs and advisors as assigned by Director of Student Activities

  • Agrees to a flexible work schedule that will be dependent on campus community activities.

  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions as required by Alfred University.

  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, Innovation, and creativity and service to the College


  • Education: Bachelor's degree

  • Experience: Two (2) years of experience planning, implementing, and publicizing a variety of programs for a diverse student population. Demonstrated experience increasing student engagement among diverse student populations. Experience developing and leading student leadership development programming. Experience with peer leadership, and student organization development and management

  • Additional Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience with computerized systems, with anthology Engage platform preferre

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

  • Knowledge of various types of diverse student issues and how they affect a student's participation in campus activities

  • Ability to work and make decisions independently and soundly based on the mission and vision of the department and the university as it related to student success, retention and persistence

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of websites, materials, publications, and subscriptions that are relevant to women’s leadership challenges


Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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