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Student Activities Coordinator

POSITION TITLE:     Student Activities Coordinator
POSITION STATUS: Exempt          
FLSA STATUS:          Exempt
REPORTS TO:           Director of Student Life          
SUPERVISES:           Club Advisors and Work-study Students           
POSITION SUMMARY: The Student Activities Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the development and administration of a comprehensive student activities and program suited to the needs of traditional and nontraditional students. In collaboration with students, faculty, and staff, the Coordinator will plan, organize, advertise, and evaluate a year-round schedule of events, activities, and programs designed to meet the diverse needs of the campus community.
  • Plan, organize, and evaluate all activities and events offered through Student Life. 
  • In coordination with student clubs, develop an active schedule of events designed to meet the diverse needs of CCA students, faculty, staff, and community.
  • Responsible for activities programming and marketing for Lowry and CentreTech campuses.
  • Develop and coordinate on-going programs and activities that promote a sense of awareness and understanding of diversity and multiculturalism.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Student Life, manage contracts, facilities, purchase orders, room reservations, program scheduling, and agreements for the hiring of artists, entertainers, lecturers, and student club events.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the growth and development of all student clubs and organizations. 
  • Encourage involvement in activities and communicate with faculty, staff, and community.
  • Provide support to club advisors and club presidents for the continued development of clubs and organizations.
  • Facilitate the development of leadership training programs that promote civic responsibility, prepare students for leadership responsibilities, and address the learning needs of Student Government Association members.
  • Advisor for Phi Theta Kappa, International honor society.
  • Serve as the Co-advisor for Student Government Association.
  • Establish a working relationship with community organizations, local business and government, media, and other relevant entities.
  • Create and maintain the Student Bulletin, MyCCA and the Campus life webpage.
  • Oversee/create marketing material (flyers, posters, handbills) for all activities/events.
  • Assist the Director of Student Life in administering club and organizational budgets.  This includes processing all forms for payment, monitoring expenditures and income, and reconciling expenditures on a monthly basis.
  • With the Director of Student Life, manage risk and liability issues as they relate to Student Life programs including securing appropriate waivers, signage, and certifications.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and community members.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team leader.
  • Ability to multi-task on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional nights, weekends and overnights as needed.
  • Ability to drive between campuses as needed.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and have the ability to multi-task.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • One year demonstrated professional work experience in a Higher Education setting.
  • Experience in programming, development, planning, and implementing activities and events.
  • Experience in presenting workshops and/or public speaking.
  • Experience with budget management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in Student Life or Student Activities.
  • Experience as an Advisor for student clubs and organizations.
  • Experience in developing tracking and accountability systems.
  • Experience in creating marketing materials.
  • Experience working in a Community College.
By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.
Salary Range: Anticipated Salary range is in the mid $30’s to mid $40’s depending on experience and education.CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included. For more information on the insurance benefits, click on the following link: Benefits.
Deadline to Submit Application Material: This position will remain posted until final candidates have been identified or it has been filled. It is anticipated that application review will begin on February 1, 2013.If you have questions regarding this position, we request that you send an email to
Application Process: To apply, please email a cover letter specifically addressing the position requirements and a professional resume to the Human Resources Department at
Notice to all Applicants:
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts.
  • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits.  For more information, visit
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The Community College of Aurora does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability in the admission, access, treatment or employment in its programs or activities.  Inquiries about Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and Section 504 should be made to Debbie Irvine, 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A201, Aurora, CO 80011-9036
CCA Mission:
“The Community College of Aurora provides lifelong educational opportunities, prepares the current and future workforce, and promotes excellence in teaching, learning and service to our diverse community.”






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