Student Affairs Coordinator for Student Affairs Office


Position Description

Southwestern Law School is seeking a Student Affairs Coordinator that has a deep passion for student engagement and success. As a Student Affairs Coordinator, the individual will develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive number of student programs that will enhance the educational experience for students on the Southwestern campus. This individual will work closely with the Associate Dean and Associate Director of Student Affairs to coordinate mentorship and leadership programs, advise student organizations and honors programs, including managing multiple budgets and processes, and work closely with Southwestern faculty and staff to continue to provide a personable and vibrant educational environment.


The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist the Associate Dean for Student Affairs in coordination and implementation of the student health insurance program
  • Assist the Associate Director in developing, implementing, and coordinating programs, events, and materials for the first-year Orientation program
  • Assist the Associate Director in coordinating the annual Intramural Competition and banquet
  • Assist the Associate Director with coordinating the first-year Peer Mentor Program (PMP) including training and selection
  • Advise student organizations including the Student Bar Association (SBA), honors programs, and 30+ diverse and professional student organizations to develop programs and events for the Southwestern Community
  • Oversee monthly budget processes for student organizations including American Express reconciliation packets
  • Coordinate annual programs including Summer Introduction to Legal Writing, Leadership Bootcamp, Law Review/Law Journal symposia, student cultural organization welcome brunches, graduation banquets, etc.
  • Coordinate Bison Benefits discount program
  • Continue to develop, implement, and coordinate programs, events, and travel for the Southwestern Honors Organizations – Moot Court, TAHP, Negotiation, Law Journal, and Law Review
  • Assist with departmental budgeting and procurement including monthly American Express reconciliation packets for the Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • General administrative duties including serving as first point of contact in office; scheduling and preparing for meetings and campus events; preparing correspondence, reports and PowerPoint presentations, recordkeeping and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree required with two years experience within a student programming environment in the advising of students and student organizations. The position requires a highly motivated and organized individual with the ability to work independently and collaboratively under tight deadlines to manage numerous projects and programs. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Additional Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling Services, or Student Personnel desired but not required.

How to Apply

For consideration, send a cover letter and resume to