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Job: Coordinator of Student Engagement, Showa Boston

Coordinator of Student Engagement

Showa Boston is the study-abroad campus of Showa Women’s University in Tokyo, Japan.  Our mission is to increase students’ English proficiency, to develop their cross-cultural awareness and to foster their personal growth. 

The Coordinator of Student Engagement will be responsible for the development and management of on- and off-campus connections and activities with Boston-area colleges and universities to increase opportunities for Showa Women’s University to engage with American students. The Coordinator will manage on-campus Wellness programming, collaborate with the Student Services team to improve services and programs offered to students, and produce on-campus programs for middle school-aged students.

Responsibilities:

  1. Identify key personnel at Boston-area colleges and universities and through one’s existing connections and manage and create partnerships with institutions and opportunities for student engagement.

  2. Create and manage a series of on and off-campus activities for Showa Boston students to interact with American college students.

  3. Coordinate and expand existing on-campus clubs and Wellness programs.

  4. Produce a series of discussions, presentations, and classes.

  5. Coordinate safety initiatives on campus.

  6. Chaperone student trips, including overnight/weekends such as the Niagara Falls weekend.

  7. Assist with other areas of departmental responsibilities as requested.

Position Work Schedule:  The usual work schedule is 9 am-5 pm (3 days/week) and, on average, 2 shifts/week from 1 pm to 9 pm.  This schedule may change depending on the needs of the students/activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree

  2. 2-4 years’ work experience in engagement or activities coordination on a college/university campus

  3. Familiarity with Boston-area college and university programming

  4. Proficiency in MS Office applications and social media platforms.  The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of desktop publishing and blog programs.

Send cover letter and resume to HR [at] showaboston [dot] edu

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