Human Resources: Available Positions

Position: Student Activities Coordinator

Reports To:             Director, Student Life & Leadership

Status:                      Full-time, Exempt

Supervises:             Student Programming Board, Graduate Intern

General Description:

Assist in the day-to-day operation of Student Life and Leadership including, but not limited to: providing co-curricular programs that include general student activities; educational and cultural programs; supervision and training of the Programming Board; and advising and leadership development for all student organizations. This position is a live-on position, and will serve as a professional staff member of duty.


Specific Responsibilities/Duties:

1. Administration

  • Supervise the student Programming Board.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive training program for Programming Board in consultation with the Student Life staff.
  • Participate in rotating “on-call” coverage and assist in crisis resolution
  • Monitors and evaluates programmatic effectiveness utilizing a variety of assessment techniques

2. Student Activities – Assist the Department’s initiatives to provide comprehensive programs and activities to a diverse student population.

  • Supervise, develop, assess, and implement activities and events that address the cultural, educational and social needs of a diverse student population.
  • Supervise, implement and assess late night programming initiatives.

3. Student Clubs and Organizations - Advise and oversee all student activities, organizations, and events.

  • Provide leadership training to club officers and representatives
  • Provide supplemental leadership training to club officers and advisors throughout the year.
  • Communicate regularly with club advisors to share information/resources.
  • Produce and update club advisor manual.
  • Serve as general advisor to all clubs, and as primary advisor to clubs temporarily without faculty/staff advisors.

4. Leadership Development – Assist the Department’s initiatives to provide leadership development to all NDNU students.

  • Co-develop and implement a comprehensive leadership training program for student leaders.
  • Supervise the Student Leadership Retreat and Freshmen Leadership Retreat.
  • Supervise and coordinate the SSL Awards program and Ceremony.
  • Coordinate and implement co-curricular transcripts for students

5. Commuter Resources - Serve as primary information resource for commuter students: undergraduate, intensive, and graduate.

  • Develop and oversee the Millennial Lounge.  Provide and maintain current information      about community and college events and resources. Update bulletin boards      and information displays as needed.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of commuter needs.
  • Work with other departments and areas of the      University to improve services for commuter students.

6. New Student Orientation – Assist with the planning and implementation of new student Orientation, Convocation, and Week of Welcome in fall and spring.

  • Assist with the supervision, hiring and training of the Orientation Board and Orientation Team.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of freshmen, transfer, graduate and intensive Orientation programs.


• Master’s degree required. College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field preferred

• Three years experience in student activities

• Knowledge of student development and leadership theory

• Experience and ability to effectively advise students

• Experience with program planning and implementation

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Application Procedures:

NDNU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse student population.  In your cover letter, please include information about your experiences in working in a diverse environment, and what qualities you would bring to supporting this commitment to inclusive excellence at NDNU.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Notre Dame de Namur University
Human Resources, Job # SAC121113
1500 Ralston Avenue
Belmont, CA 94002

Or via email:


EEOC Policy:

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to non-discrimination in its hiring and other employment practices and in the application of its personnel policies. In compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists, employment decisions will be made irrespective of the staff member's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except for minors), sex, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, sexual orientation, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic condition), disability and/or any another status protected by law. When necessary, the University will reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, if the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform all essential functions of the position and if it will be done without undue hardship to the University.