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Student Services Coordinator

Marist College
Florence (IT), with occasional travel around Italy as well as to the Marist home campus in New York
Closing date
Mar 12, 2023

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Global Education
Knowledge Communities
Education Abroad
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Job Details

The Student Services Coordinator (SSC) is an essential member of the Marist Italy team with logistical and student support functions. The SSC oversees various systems of support for students, including mental and physical wellbeing, cultural adjustment, and community-building. The SSC coordinates a team of student workers in the Marist Italy offices and oversees student programming and activities. The SSC coordinates a mentor program for bachelor’s degree students and works on community outreach and engagement. The SSC is also responsible for Marist Italy’s social media accounts and participates in emergency phone and on-call rotation. This is a full-time 12-month, live-in position based in Florence, with occasional travel as needed to the Marist home campus in Poughkeepsie. Responsibilities include:

  • Support students’ cultural adjustment, mental and physical well-being, and community building
  • Support the design and delivery of co-curricular programs for Marist Italy students, including students both living and not living in the Marist Residence. To include programs both in Florence as well as excursions to other areas of Italy and regionally within Europe.
  • Supports community outreach and engagement.
  • Coordinates a team of student workers in the Marist Italy offices  
  • Support and design a mentor program for Bachelor degree students.
  • Support the social media, newsletters and other marketing initiatives of Marist Italy
  • Support the design and delivery of pre-departure, orientation, and evaluation programs.
  • Participate in emergency phone and on-call rotation
  • Other duties as assigned supporting the Florence Branch Campus


Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Additionally, our graduates go on to great success; 97% over the last five years are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduating. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (2nd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation among Master's Institutions in the IIE's Open Doors report for semester and academic year programs and includes award-winning Freshman Year Abroad programs in Florence and Dublin. At Marist, approximately half of graduates study abroad during their undergraduate experience. Its 30-year Joint Study partnership with IBM has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. Marist’s academic centers of excellence include the nationally-known Marist Poll, Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership, Hudson River Valley Institute, Center for Sports Communication, and Institute for Data Center Professionals. The College also hosts the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library’s digital archives, making it one of only six colleges or universities in the nation affiliated with a presidential library.

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