Student Activities & Event Coordinator

Student Activities & Event Coordinator


Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: 800-754-1050

Job Location

Bolivia, NC


Commensurate with experience


Full Time with Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Closes: Friday, June 14, 2024

Target Start Date

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Reports to

Dr. Denise Houchen-Clagett

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree
  • One to three years related work experience in event planning and/or activity coordination;
  • Demonstrate understanding of and a commitment to: the community college mission and purpose; teaching and learning; high academic standards; and, student success
  • Knowledge and experience using integrated software systems and Microsoft applications (with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Publisher, Excel, and PowerPoint presentation)
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population
  • Demonstrate organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends as needed
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with students, faculty, and the general public
  • Establishing and maintain effective working relationship with students, employees, and the greater community
  • Facilitate and model quality customer service
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task and conduct/complete independent work assignments


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4 or more years of related work experience in event planning and/or activity coordination
  • 2 or more years of employment in a higher education setting

Position Description

The Student Activities & Events Coordinator develops, directs, and coordinates the College’s student and campus-wide activities and events.  The Student Activities & Events Coordinator facilitates meaningful involvement and community engagement throughout the campus to help student, staff, and faculty grow holistically and develop as leaders. 

Essential Duties:

  • Develop, plan, direct, and coordinate student life activities and scheduled events
  • Develop, plan, direct, and coordinate campus wide events like Opening Day, Convocation Day, Holiday Events, Retirement, Award Ceremonies, and Graduation celebrations.
  • Promote and support the creation of new clubs and maintain existing clubs and organizations
  • Coordinate, prepare, and disseminate print and digital publications related to student clubs, student activities, and services to students, staff, and the community
  • Maintain and regularly publish an up-to-date calendar of student life activities and events
  • Secure campus facilities for student activities, events, and programs as needed
  • Determine event staffing needs and provide guidance to those involved in planning and executing the event
  • Coordinate and manage third party vendors contracted for student events
  • Oversee student activities and/or event including setup, duration of activities, and clean-up
  • Supervise and evaluate student activity events and confer frequently with college administrators and members of the student advisory committee
  • Maintain accurate records for student activities and events (including event proposals, budgets, contacts, contracts, media/publicity, and event survey results)
  • Serve as Student Government Association advisor, including elections and participating in monthly SGA and student body meetings instilling the use of Roberts Rules of order, and coordinating the monthly reporting of meet minutes to the Board of Trustees
  • Maintain SGA budget, obtain quotes, complete requisitions, and coordinate payment for services of student related activities
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for student related travel in accordance with College policies and procedures
  • Communicate with current and potential students about events and student life opportunities
  • Actively recruit and promote the College
  • Promote and support the college’s Food Pantry service
  • Maintain confidential information exposed in the course of day-to-day activities in regarding students, supervisors, or other employees
  • Performs all other duties, as assigned


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