Student Life (TA)

DATE DUE: August 14, 2017


Full-time 12-month faculty position funded by the Student Activity Fee monies and reporting to the full-time NCCC Technical Assistant for Student Life.  Multi-faceted role tasked with a variety of functions for the Student Life office in a high-energy, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.  Responsible for the development, management, promotion, and facilitation of a broad spectrum of activities and programs which cultivate a vibrant, active social life for students.  Specifically responsible for developing late-night, weekend, and leadership programming while increasing student involvement.  Significant involvement and ownership of new initiatives that are critical to improving student retention rates through the enhancement of the student experience. Current contractual annual salary is $43,811.

Typical Work Activities:

  1. Assists in the creation, development, and implementation of a late-night and weekend programming series, and/or organization that is open to both commuter and residential students. 
  2. Assists in the implementation and execution of a set programming series for our NFCI student population.
  3. Assists in the recruitment of students to participate in extra-curricular programming, clubs, and organizations.
  4. Assists with the development and preparation of promotional materials and sources for the Office of Student Life. This included but is not limited to flyers, Stall Street Journal, Student Life app, on campus TV screens, website, etc.
  5. Maintains and manages the on campus food pantry.
  6. Assists in the implementation of the Student Life/student activities/campus programming events including but not limited to New Student Orientation, Open House events, CCI Day, speakers and performers, general student activities, leadership conferences and retreats.
  7. Create and advise a club/organization related and based in Leadership to retain students and create a service learning opportunity.
  8. Provides support for the negotiation of contracts for performers, lecturers, and vendors.  Ensures needs of performers are wholly met, including booking of accommodations, comfort upon arrival to campus, and adequacy of performance space (including any unique setup requirements).
  9. Assists with coordination and supervision of student volunteers assigned to Student Life events and other campus-wide activities, ensuring tasks are appropriately divided to maximize experience for attendees.
  10. Assists with facilitating NCCC Leadership programming as well as the coordination of a spring leadership retreat.
  11. Serves as a mentor in the SIMPLE leadership program.
  12. Assists and coordinates community service opportunities in on-campus and surrounding communities, as well as assists with the planning and implementation of the Alternative Spring Break program.
  13. Chairs the annual International Food Fest Committee, coordinate and implement this annual event
  14. Prepares, maintains, and submits accurate records and reports as assigned.
  15. All other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree; full or part-time equivalent paid professional experience working in some aspect of student life/activities or recreation/athletics in a higher education setting or experience as a graduate student working in some aspect of student life/activities or recreation/athletics in a higher education setting.


Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Administration or related field; full-time experience in student life related programs i.e. orientation, student organizations, leadership, recreation/athletics, and/or student programming in a higher education setting; experience facilitating leadership development programs; experience facilitating experiential educational activities; experience utilizing Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Publisher.


Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. E-Mail:  Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Three written letters of reference from applicant’s references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interviewSearch will remain open until candidate is selected, however to ensure consideration materials should be received by August 14, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately. Finalist(s) is/are subject to successful results of a criminal background check.

NCCC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, military status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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