Student Life Coordinator - Douglasville & Paulding Sites

Position ID: 43378
Georgia Highlands College
Student Affairs
Student Life
Branch Campus: 
Douglasville Instructional Site
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Housing/Residence Coordinator, Coordinator, Administrative
Job Description: 


Student Life Coordinator - Douglasville & Paulding sites


Job ID 1984
Location GHC - Douglasville Instr. Site
Full/Part Time:  Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Job Summary

This position’s primary responsibility is to coordinate student life activities for two instruction sites of Georgia Highlands College.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

  • Participates in the development and execution of a comprehensive student life plan for both day and evening students
  • Encourages, supervises and facilitates the creation of new student organizations
  • Coordinates all aspects of new student orientation
  • Cultivates extra-curricular and co-curricular activities that contribute to student success
  • Coordinates the logistics and facilitate the training of organizational advisors and student leaders
  • Develops and evaluates methods of publicizing student programs, events and activities
  • Implements programs to promote student involvement; assesses and analyzes student needs, interests and events to include into future planning
  • Assists in the coordination of student leadership programs
  • Advises student government and acts as liaison between students and administration; selects and trains student representatives for college committees
  • Coordinates the student judicial process for code of conduct and academic integrity violations and enforcement
  • Coordinates campus wellness, intramural and recreational activities
  • Plans and facilitates student travel opportunities for field trips, conferences, and other excursions
  • Serves as a member of the Student Life departmental team and assists other locations as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field
  • 1-2 years of related experience

Proposed Salary

$37,000 - $38,500

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Tranacripts

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of event/program planning, development, implementation and assessment
  • Knowledge of USG Board of Regents and institutional policies and guidelines
  • Knowledge of budget management practices
  • Knowledge of student development theory and practices
  • Knowledge of leadership theory, training and program instruction
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
  • Skill in oral and written communication

Contact Information

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Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity institution, Georgia Highlands College is committed to recruiting, hiring, training, promoting and educating persons without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Any individuals requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application, selection or employment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources at 706-802-5136. GHC expects successful applicants to share this commitment.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Student Life/Housing Services (Admin code)
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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator