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Student Life Coordinator (aHEO) - Student Services

City University of New York
Church Street, NY
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Student Life Coordinator (aHEO) - Student Services

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





Reporting to the Director of Student Life, and working closely with the school, campus, and university partners, the Student Life Coordinator serves as the primary coordinator for the successful execution of the following Hunter College marquee events - New Student Orientation, Graduation ceremonies, Welcome Week, and other student life partnership events.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Student Life Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Coordinates implementation of all on and off-campus events for student organizations; and student engagement events promoting student academic excellence and leadership development.
  • Coordinates in-person student orientation events comprised of academic advising breakouts, course registration breakouts, Vice President and Dean lectures, required presentations such as those mandated by Sexual Violence Response and Title IX, and social programming.
  • Coordinates transition programming to aid matriculated students in their new college experience. Including but not limited to programming in cooperation with Welcome Week, student support services, skill building, time management, and academic success strategies.
  • Coordinates and plans all school needs related to college graduation ceremonies, including ticketing and RSVP system for graduation, recruiting staff, and student volunteers.
  • Coordinates any necessary purchases, facilities requests, and catering needs for in-person and virtual student events.


Bachelor's degree required.

  • Strong practical/technical skills with the Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, SharePoint), HTML, CRMs, Canvas (or other comparable learning management system)
  • Knowledge of student development theory and experience with student success.
  • Detail orientated
  • Ability to perform under pressure and with short deadlines
  • Comfortable coordinating large groups of students


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Assists in preparing and providing student support services to promote the personal development of a diverse student population.
  • Assists student organizations/clubs in planning, implementing events and programs, and managing expenditures
  • Coordinates and helps present informational and educational programs, such as student leadership training and orientation
  • Assists with the management of student affairs facilities, such as acquiring equipment and arranging event logistics
  • May assume responsibility for one or more specific student programs
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Life Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




Salary commensurate with education and experience.($43,520 - $48,960)

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 25498

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters - also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , -, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:
  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on November 28, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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