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Student Activities Coordinator


Trinity Washington University seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and innovative Student Activities Coordinator.   Historically known as Trinity College, Trinity today is a small university with 2,700 students enrolled in four academic units, including more than 1,000 students in the full-time daytime undergraduate women’s college, and three coeducational professional schools offering a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in evening, weekend and online formats.  Nearly 80% of Trinity’s students reside in the Washington, D.C. region, and about 90% are African American and Hispanic.

The Student Activities Coordinator supports the academic mission of Trinity by creating opportunities for involvement, which motivate and inspire students to become active members of the campus community.  This position advocates for the needs of the students, their environment and the learning process through creation of welcoming and inclusive programs, celebration and admiration of diversity and the enrichment of the lives of students through quality programs. The Student Activities Coordinator provides administrative support to Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs to include, but not limited to, preparing special reports, compiling data and maintaining records, assisting with the planning and implementation of events and programs, advising student organizations and overseeing student organization event and budget proposals, student organization recognition and leadership development programs for student leaders.


  • • A Bachelor’s Degree, with 1-2 years’ experience in Student Activities or Student Affairs.
  • • Currently enrolled Master’s or Doctoral candidate preferred


  • • Demonstrate understanding of student needs, student development theory
  • • Specially developed skills in being a resource and referral person
  • • Possess crisis intervention and management skills
  • • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • • Ability to work in diverse community respectfully with staff and students
  • • Able to demonstrate leadership
  • • Ability to work in a collaborative environment


Direct experience  in a Student Affairs setting, as a student leader or resident assistant.  Experience working with a diverse population of college women is preferred.


20-25 hours per week, including regular office hours to support the business hours of the University as well as some evening and weekend coverage to support events and student organizations  This may be, but is not necessarily, a live-on position with expectations that this person will be an integral part of campus life.




  • Create opportunities for involvement for students
  • Provide advising and guidance for Student Government Association and Student Clubs
  • Create student activities calendar and manage events via Student Affairs website
  • Coordinate space reservations and set up forms for student organization events and Student Affairs programs
  • Oversee process for event proposals and budget requests from student organizations
  • Work in collaboration with the Dean of Students in the planning of Student Affairs programs including Cap and Gown Weekend, Class Days, Sophomore Pin, Junior Ring, the Distinguished Speakers Series, Experience DC program and the Student Leadership Series
  • Work in collaboration with the Resident Coordinators and Director of Campus Housing on targeting programming for resident students


Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Please reference “Student Activities Coordinator” in the subject line.

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