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Student employment is more than a paycheck when you work for the Office of Student Engagement. It's about your personal and professional growth, increasing your marketable skills and preparing for work outside of Smith College. It's a leadership experience you choose to fit your needs.

Expectations for all student employees include:

Campus Center Positions

Campus Center Managers

Requirements:

  • Must have worked at least one full semester as a Campus Center Service Associate. Be physically able to complete setups of furniture and tech equipment individually or on a team. You are required to be able to be on your feet for the duration of your scheduled shift and be able to lift 20 to 150 pounds, with assistance. .

Essential Functions:

  • Be responsible for all assigned shifts and report to work on time.
  • Be responsible for the general supervision of the Campus Center and its student employee staff in the absence of the professional staff of the Campus Center.
  • Management and security of the Campus Center during assigned shift in accordance with established Campus Center policies and procedures. Supervise the conduct of all activities within the Campus Center, ensuring the general safety and well-being of all those using the building, as well as enforces all Campus Center, Smith College and state policies, procedures and laws.
  • Responsible for managing the information desk and those staffing the desk. Maintain neat and clean appearance of information desk. Act as a greeter for individuals in the Campus Center; provide prompt and courteous customer service to guests and clients. Answer phone, respond to walk ups, and provide directions.
  • Maintain awareness of daily event schedule, setup sheets and all related information.
    Manage all event and program setups and breakdowns, technical requirements and guest needs.
  • Open and/or close the Campus Center in accordance with established procedures.
  • Supervise conduct of all activities in the Campus Center, including making hourly rounds of the Campus Center to secure areas not in use and to check the condition of the facilities.
  • Responsible for appearance/cleanliness of public spaces and meeting rooms; assist with re-setting spaces after events/meetings; maintain neat and clean appearance of information desk, lounges, meeting rooms, hallways.
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of other student employees on duty.
  • Coordinate the response to operational and personal emergencies.
  • Responsible for safety and security of facility.
  • Conduct regular checks of the facility including meeting rooms and back-of-house areas ensuring that rooms are clean, neat and in order. Relay all pertinent information/issues to staff members as appropriate and report needed repairs and maintenance concerns to the administrative staff via the CCM Duty Log.
  • Complete a duty log during every shift, describing the activity in the building.
  • Relay outstanding/pending items to replacement shift prior to being relieved.
  • Facilitate a staff development program for the CCSA Staff.
  • Assist professional staff with various projects as requested.
  • Attend required staff employee development meetings/programs
  • Must wear appropriate clothing, including closed-toed shoes, pants or shorts (fingertip length), OSE polo shirt and nametag.  
  • A great attention to detail; a desire to learn and know more about the OSE and the Campus Center and its daily operations.
  • Be available on (some) evenings and weekends to work at least two weekend rotation shifts and at special events as needed.

Campus Center Service Associates

Requirements:

  • Be physically able to complete setups of furniture and tech equipment individually or on a team. You are required to be able to be on your feet for the duration of your scheduled shift and be able to lift 20 to 150 pounds, with assistance.

Essential Functions:

  • Be responsible for all assigned shifts and report to work on time.
  • Complete all event and program setups and breakdowns, technical requirements and greet event coordinators prior to event start time.
  • Maintain neat and clean appearance of information desk. Act as a greeter for individuals in the Campus Center; provide prompt and courteous customer service to guests and clients. Answer phone, respond to walk ups, and provide directions.
  • Maintain awareness of daily event schedule, setup sheets and all related information.
  • Responsible for appearance/cleanliness of public spaces and meeting rooms.
  • Responsible for re-setting spaces after events/meetings; maintain neat and clean appearance of lounges, meeting rooms, hallways.
  • Relay outstanding/pending items to replacement shift prior to being relieved.
  • Assist professional staff with various projects as requested.
  • Attend required staff employee development meetings/programs.
  • Must wear appropriate clothing, including closed-toed shoes, pants or shorts (fingertip length), OSE polo shirt and nametag.  

OSE Office Positions

OSE Office Associates

The OSE Office Associate is responsible for the daily management of the OSE main office customer service, treasurer support and project management.

  • Act as receptionist in Campus Center 106, greet and assist individuals and answer the phone, acting as a representative of the Campus Center/Office of Student Engagement in support of programs and services for all members of the Smith College community.
  • Provide support for organization and house treasurers in person and over the phone.
  • Use the Smith Social Network to complete and verify student organization transactions including check requests, reimbursements, transfer of funds and deposits
  • Must have experience with US currency; have the ability to accurately count and record cash deposits and prepare bank deposits at closing
  • Work with Banner to review student organization and house accounts.
  • Responsible for handling cash boxes.
  • Pick up and distribute mail.
  • Monitor supplies and the organization of the Resource Room.
  • Hang student event banners weekly.
  • Assist with office projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Attend OSE staff meetings and events.
  • Must be available for daytime work schedule: 2 hours a day during business hours 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

OSE Programming Positions

Smith To Do Program Coordinator

The Smith To Do programming associates are responsible for coordinating Smith's late night and weekend programming series and providing the Smith community with a calendar of fun crafting events that appeal to a broad cross-section of the population.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Smith's late night programming series Smith To Do, including budgeting, promotion and scheduling, shopping lists and event logistics.
  • Develop a creative, do-it-yourself focused, annual program schedule within a provided budget based on identified campus and student interests, wants and needs.
  • Manage all program arrangements, including program needs and compliance with Smith, Davis Ballroom and Campus Center policies.
  • Coordinate weekly publicity and promotion for all events including but not limited to TV ads, Notes from Paradise, Facebook, Smith Social Network, banners and posters.
  • Maintain consistent branding of Smith to Do; collect and coordinate promotional materials as they relate to Smith To Do.
  • Provide on-site supervision of events, coordinating facility use.
  • Attend required staff employee development meetings/programs.
  • A great attention to detail, dependability, creativity and time management

Nolen Art Lounge Program Coordinator

The Nolen Art Lounge Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating exhibits, programs and events in the Nolen Art Lounge of the Campus Center. The program coordinator is charged with ensuring that the art lounge hosts a broad range of exhibitions which support campus-wide learning, understanding of other cultures, and an appreciation of the arts.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate annual exhibition and event schedule for the Nolen Art Lounge
  • Book exhibits, communicate with exhibition sponsors in advance, and manage requests for the space.
  • Manage execution of different types of exhibitions including prints, sculpture, and multimedia.
  • Act as on-site installation coordinator for the setup, hanging, and dismantling of all exhibitions, handling art with care and professionalism.
  • Plan, coordinate and be present for openings and events for each exhibition including publicity, room scheduling, entertainment, and catering.
  • Manage filing system to aid artists in picking up and dropping off their exhibition artwork, including the completion of proper paperwork required for each exhibition.
  • Coordinate publicity and public relations for all art lounge exhibitions and programs including social media, the Smith Social Network, Notes from Paradise, Facebook, press releases, etc.
  • Manage the daily operations of the art lounge.
  • Monitor and track supplies and budget.
  • Attend required staff employee development meetings/programs.
  • A great attention to detail, dependability and creativity

OSE Marketing Positions

Social Media Marketing Coordinator

The Social Media Marketing Coordinator is responsible for all online and in person social media marketing efforts for the OSE. The coordinator will help promote events, services and programs by creating and sustaining an online presence for the OSE and its programs and resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain presence, engage with students and create ongoing promotional materials using social networking sites such as Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram on a daily basis.
  • Attend events occurring on campus and post on various social media sites.
  • Establish consistent branding of OSE social media; plan and execute social media events each semester.
  • Develop online promotional materials for major events such as the Student Involvement Fair, First Week, Stress Free and other large campus events.
  • Develop online monthly program schedules for the Student Event Committee, Nolen Art Lounge and Smith To Do program.
  • A great attention to detail, dependability, creativity and time management
  • Attend required staff employee development meetings/programs.

Resource Center for Sexuality and Gender

RCSG Program Coordinator

The RCSG Program Coordinator is responsible for the general supervision of the Resource Center for Sexuality & Gender located in Wesley Basement. The Program Coordinator oversees the activities scheduled within the Center, covering weekly open hours in the Center, providing resources to the community as needed and works both to plan and manage programs sponsored by the RCSG, covering events in the evenings and on weekends and helps to forge programmatic collaborations across campus. The Program Coordinator will work with the student organizations who call this space home, the Director of the OSE, the Assistant Director of the OSE for Student Programs and the Resource Center Advisory Board to make this space available to the larger Smith community. The ability to work evenings is essential.

Students applying for these positions should be dependable, creative, able to work independently and understand the mission and vision of the Resource Center. Students should feel comfortable being a resource for those stopping in and be familiar with the resources available in the greater Northampton community. The ability to work a combination of day and evening hours is required.