• Program Coordinator - Campus Life

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Program Coordinator oversees the operations of the Center for Campus Life, and focuses on diversity and leadership initiatives and opportunities provided by the Center.  This position is a full-time temporary position through June 30, 2019, and is subject to renewal.


    • Support and directly advise cultural clubs and professional organizations to plan, organize, and implement programs and events
    • Work with the Assistant Dean for Diversity & Inclusion to engage faculty and staff in working collaboratively on multicultural initiatives for students
    • Develop, plan, and facilitate cultural and leadership retreats, programs, workshops, and trainings to student leaders and student community
    • Promote and develop leadership opportunities
    • Oversee the student leadership selection and application process for student organizations within the Center for Campus Life
    • Represent Campus Life on various institution wide committees and initiatives, including but not limited to: MCPHS Supports (LGBTQ interest committee)
    • Coordinate and manage the SGA Scholarships and leadership initiatives
    • Oversee and manage the Cardinal Booth, including, hiring, managing and training of student employees and ticket sales processes
    • Oversee the MBTA Semester Pass Program
    • Oversee the student locker program on campus for commuter students
    • Serve as primary supervisor for student employees of student lounges: training, resources, process, and assessment
    • Along with the Senior Associate Director, manage office operations including but not limited to office e-mail, student space reservations, campus calendar, campus promotion of events
    • Work collaboratively with the committees within the Colleges of the Fenway.
    • Assist with Open House, Accepted Students Day, Orientation, Family Weekend, and Commencement.

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students.



    • 0-2 years’ experience working within Campus Life/Student Activities with a focus in diversity and inclusion
    • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, preferably in higher education administration/ student affairs
    • An understanding of diversity/inclusion and best practices for student development
    • Demonstrate the ability to work individually and as a member of a professional team, establishing strong working relationships across campus constituencies
    • Excellent leadership, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to manage confidential materials and maintain confidentiality when working on specific task or projects
    • A sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks and resources appropriately
    • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends


    Please attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.


    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.


    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.


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