St. John’s Paris Association Paris 6è – Coordinator of Student Life

Nom du programme/ université/Program or University Name : St. John's Paris Association

Intitulé du poste/Job Title : Coordinator of Student Life

Nature du poste/Job Type : full-time

Lieu du poste/Location : Paris 75006

Type de contrat : CDI

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Job Summary:

The Coordinator of Student Life designs, implements, and manages cultural programming, community service opportunities, and activities budgets for students participating in St. John's study abroad programs on the Paris Campus. The Coordinator assists the Associate Director in various aspects of program implementation and organization. The Coordinator reports to the Associate Director and has no leadership or supervision roles.

 

Essential Functions:

Work with the Associate Director in order to create and implement an exciting events program that emphasizes engagement with local culture and relates to course material. Multiple repetitions may be needed as the number of students increases.

Track expenses, file receipts and administer program funds within budget and according to protocols established by the Office of Business Affairs.

Design and facilitate weekly local excursions in Paris to introduce students to the history and culture of the city.

Design and lead regional excursions in France. Plan for all logistical details and educational content, in close collaboration with the Coordinator of Academics and Program Development.

Provide a thorough and informative orientation to all students upon arrival.

Facilitate the Cultural Mentoring Program with the Associate Director.

Coordinate payroll tracking of faculty, guest lecturers, and tour guides for academic lectures, museum visits, etc.

Support and manage the Vincentian community service program (Academic Service-Learning and other voluntary community service initiatives), maintaining relationships with local service partners and ensuring student attendance. Track and report community service hours to the Vincentian Institute for Social Action in Queens.

Strive to ensure the health, safety and general welfare of all students on St. John's program in keeping with protocols and guidelines established by St. John's.

Serve as part of a 24/7 on-call student emergency response rotation. Coordinate response to such emergencies as needed, in a manner consistent with SJU's emergency response protocols.

 

Serve as first point-of-contact in the office for students with questions or concerns.

Manage communication through campus social media accounts.

Assist the Coordinator of Academics and Program Development with summer and short-term program planning and execution as needed.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director, and in coordination with a small team, participate in daily operations of the Paris Campus including program administration, health and safety, crisis communications, facilities management and reporting.

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Skills :

 

Strong interpersonal, communications, and teamwork skills; courtesy, tact, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people in a multicultural environment and with a geographically dispersed team.
Strong client service orientation.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
Excellent capabilities to enthusiastically engage a culturally and ethnically diverse student population.

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Qualifications :

 

Required Education and Experience:

·         Bachelor’s degree in related field.

·         Fluency in French and English.

·         Familiarity with U.S. higher education

 

Preferred Education and Experience:

·         Master’s in related field.

·         1-3 years related experience in the study abroad field.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

·         Authorized to work in the Schengen area.

·         Aptitude for public speaking to large groups.

·         Flexible work schedule.

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Conditions :

 

Work Environment

This position involves working both on campus and outdoors. The professional office environment involves the use of standard office equipment such as personal computers, printers, copiers, multimedia equipment, etc.

 

Physical Demands

No particular physical demands are required other than the ability to walk for extend periods of time while on trips/site visits with students.

 

Environmental Conditions

The ability to perform work duties outdoors in occasionally adverse weather conditions.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full-time position of 35 hours per week, as per French CBA. Office hours are Monday to Friday with occasional evening/weekend/public holiday worked due to programmatic needs or emergencies.

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Required Documents :

Resume and cover letter in English

Contact :

APPLY HERE

 

 

Farida Khatchadourian, Associate Director