Student Life Coordinator

Student Life Coordinator


Wilkes Community College
1328 South Collegiate Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Phone: 336-838-6100

Job Location

Wilkes Community College-Wilkes Campus   Wilkesboro, NC


Commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the college salary plan.



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Full-Time, 10-month

Reports to

Director of Counseling, Career Services, and Student Life

Employment Type

Full-time, 10-month

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, human services or related areas.
  • Applicant must have excellent human relations skills and be able to work with a variety of individuals (students, instructors, administration, and the general public). 
  • Good analytical skills, attention to detail, the ability to communicate effectively, good organizational skills, and the ability to work with deadlines are essential. 
  • Advanced computer skills required, including Microsoft Office software (Excel, Access, and Word), budget, and database management. 
  • Evenings, occasional weekends, and occasional overnight travel are part of the work schedule for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Training and experience in student activities are preferred.

Position Description

This is a full-time, ten-month, August through May, position in the Student Services division and will report to the Director of Counseling, Career Services, and Student Life.  

Core duties will include the following:

  1. Coordinate and supervise a wide variety of student activities that will meet the social, educational, cultural, and recreational needs of our students.
  2. Serve as an advisor to the Student Government Association.
  3. Promote interest and participation in all student activities and organizations by working with club advisors and faculty.
  4. Chair or serve on committees related to the student life coordinator’s job functions.
  5. Coordinate and monitor fundraising activities of all student organizations.
  6. Manage the student activities budget.
  7. Promote and market student activity events through the creation of marketing materials and social media posts.
  8. Coordinate an intramural sports program consistent with student needs and interests.
  9. Supervise student use of the commons and wellness center.
  10. Assist with campus tours and other recruiting activities.
  11. Assist with placement test interpretations and new student orientation.
  12. Conduct academic standing conferences with students as needed.
  13. Coordinate the parking ticket appeal process.
  14. Perform other related duties as assigned. 

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Sherry Cox