Student Leadership Coordinator

ROLE TITLE:  Student Leadership Coordinator

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Associate Dean of Students for Community Standards and Wellness

Summary of Position

This position will be responsible for the oversight, implementation, facilitation and student leadership mentoring, training, and programming to support campus-wide initiatives for students with a focus on creating a vibrant and inclusive community. This position will be primarily responsible for operational performance, advisement, and development, focused on Fraternity and Sorority Life, the student-run coffee shop, Grounds for Change, and Panhellenic counsel. Will collaborate with campus partners to implement student leadership programming, will work closely with other Student Life Coordinators to provide front-line support to students and develop strong relationships campus wide. This position will also serve as a member of the on call first response team and will live on campus.

As Conduct/Operations Coordinator, you will:

  • Responsible for the advisement, leadership, development and general administration for all Greek-letter organizations, including the oversight of 10 national NPC, IFC & NPHC organizations and advising the Inter-Fraternity Council & College Panhellenic Council
  • Provide overall directives to Fraternity and Sorority social organizations, including recruitment, club leadership, and compliance with national standards. Serve as the primary professional contact with students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding Fraternity and Sorority social club issues.
  • Advisement shall include mentoring and guiding student leaders on their activities, positions, membership recruitment activities, risk management, hazing education, membership education, and leadership development initiatives.
  • Oversee and assist with planning and implementation of informal and formal recruitment, new member education, judicial board, competitions, philanthropic events, service events, for the Fraternity & Sorority Life community
  • Collaborate with fraternity and sorority leadership & Residence Life to assist with the oversight of all FSL housing
  • Closely collaborate with Student Affairs professionals on student leadership, risk management, student conduct and restorative conflict resolution
  • Adviser for Grounds for Change, the student run coffee shop, in their efforts to run the coffee shop and host events/programs for the wider campus audience. Providing operational excellence in the collective process, improvements and productivity of the shop.
  • Oversee student leadership program development including various leadership seminars, the Greek Leadership Conference, and the Leadership Awards
  • Support annual campus events such as New Student Orientation, Welcome Weekend, Blue & Gold Weekend, and other events that involve student organizations and clubs.
  • Member of the on-call crisis support staff


Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and or Master’s Degree preferred but will consider proven track record of relative experience (2+ years) in Higher Education with a background in student affairs or other related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to blend the academic and co-curricular components of student life in a residential liberal arts college setting is necessary.
  • Ability to work independently with sound judgment and complete projects with minimal direction and oversight;
  • Demonstrates basic multi-cultural and inclusion skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience in facilitation/presentation
  • Strategic thinking with operational excellence
  • Exceptional ability to influence and build strong relationships
  • On campus housing provided
  • Member of the on-call crisis support team


Allegheny College is a residential college that requires students to live on campus during their undergraduate experience. We believe the academic experience is enhanced by the residential and co-curricular learning experiences. The Office of Student Life is responsible for residence life and operations relating to student living and learning, wellness and community standards, including spiritual, and religious care, and public safety.

Engagement and Wellbeing Mission Statement

Staff working in the area of Engagement and Wellbeing support the mission of Allegheny College by engaging with local partners and the campus population to sustain and develop community through relationships. Engagement and Wellbeing provides co-curricular advising and mentoring, alignment of student and community needs, promotion of self-care, engagement with peers, reflection on experiences, and application to personal and professional pathways.


New hires are typically brought into the organization at a salary between the range minimum and the salary range midpoint depending on qualifications, internal equity, and the budgeted amount for the role.

The expected salary for this position is $35,586 annually.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Currently there is no application deadline for this position. For certain positions, finalist candidates can expect to engage in various rounds of interviews either in person or via online meetings.  Candidates will also have the opportunity to read more about the current work and share thoughts during the interviews.


Allegheny College, founded in 1815, is one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold. It is one of the few colleges in the United States with a unique requirement to choose both a major and minor for graduation, to provide students with a cross-disciplinary path in the sciences and humanities for educational depth and intellectual growth. Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Allegheny College is one of 44 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” In its 2022 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny College as one of the country’s top 100 national liberal arts colleges — and one of the top 25 best for undergraduate teaching.

Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community).

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. The College does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, creed, national/ethnic origin, ancestry, veterans, handicap or disability as those terms are defined under applicable law, or members of other underrepresented groups.

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posted 03/08/2024

updated 03/19/2024