Job Number 1908004

Coordinator, Student Life

This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Position Information

Location South Austin Campus
Hours 40 hours/week as assigned; Generally M-Th 9am-6pm, F 8am-5pm with occasional evenings and weekends
Salary Coordinator 1/118 ($32,662.00 - $46,660.00)
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports To Supervisor, Student Life
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.

Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
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Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.

General Statement of Job

To coordinate and implement activities in relation to student clubs, organizations, committees, and student-related special events, programs, activities, and recognition and award programs.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Coordinates activities for Student Life.
  2. Serves as a process holder for collegewide student development programming areas that includes: program development, implementation, evaluation, and assessment; serves on collegewide committees related to the program areas.
  3. Provides oversight of student organizations and groups which include: recruitment, interviewing, work allocation, scheduling, training, problem resolution, pre- and post-performance evaluation, and assessment. Serves in an advisory capacity to student groups and organizations.
  4. Researches, recommends, develops, and implements departmental programs and activities in conjunction with Student Life Specialists.
  5. Oversees workflow of assigned Student Life Specialist, hourly and volunteer staff, and Student Life Campus Office.
  6. Maintains campus operating and programming budget accounts. Oversees financial transactions for student organizations and groups.
  7. Prepares administrative reports for Student Life events, programs, budgets, and accomplishments.
  8. Interprets and implements policies and procedures for Student Life programs, events, and activities. Complies with institution and federal reporting regulations, including but not limited to, Clery Act, Title IX, grant funded programs and student interaction regulations.
  9. Develops and maintains appropriate records and databases, follow-up systems for current and prospective students and community stakeholders.  Works to encourage student retention and persistence.
  10. Interfaces with representatives and educational institutions, district-wide departments, local businesses, community partners and other related groups to encourage participation in student life events, stimulate interest, and coordinate engagement strategies.
  11. Serves as a mentor to students through leadership development, training, 1-on-1 and group sessions.
  12. Integrates student learning outcomes and developmental theories within the development of new initiatives, including Academic Student Success workshops, Community Service Experience, Peer Mentors, First Year Male Leadership, Social Justice Programs, etc.
  13. Works collaboratively with other Student Services areas and Instructional Units.
  14. Serves as first level contract negotiator of vendor event contracts, vendor insurance conditions, and purchasing care requirements.
  15. Plans, organizes, and oversees student travel programs; chaperones off campus trips and events, as needed.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Technology Skills

Required Work Experience

Required Education

Special Requirements

Licenses/Certifications; Other

Physical Requirements


ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.