Blackhawk Technical College

  • Student Engagement Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
    Req No.
    Student Services
    Full-time Administrative
    Anticipated Placement
    USD $34,300.00/Yr.
    USD $42,900.00/Yr.
    Close Date
  • Overview

    Responsible for advising and assisting student leaders in the development and implementation of a coordinated program of activities for students, including social, recreational and educational-based programs. Position is funded through external funds, so annual continuation is based on continuation of funding source.


    Serve as the Advisor for Student Government Association

    1. Oversee the election of the Executive Board and Senator Appointments.
    2. Orient members of the Executive Board.
    3. Meet with and advise student leaders on an on-going basis regarding activities, issues, concerns, ideas, etc.
    4. Participate in meetings and conferences with student representatives.
    5. Assist with the development and implementation of program ideas.
    6. Monitor expenditures of funds.
    7. Serve as a conduit of information between SGA, Student Pathway Coordinator, and college administration.

    Serve as Advisor to Student Network of Activities and Programming (SNAP).

    1. Oversee and assist in developing a wide variety of activities and programs designed to enhance student social engagement, professional development, and community service.
    2. Provide training and support to SNAP Programming Assistants through orientation and on-going leadership training.
    3. Assist in development and oversee relevant marketing strategies and initiatives directed for student’s events.
    4. Develop assessment materials to evaluate student programming and activities.
    5. Support SNAP in establishing a budget and monitor the expenditure of funds.

    Advise, monitor and coordinate student clubs and organizations.

    1. Update student organization materials and maintain ongoing communication through various college-wide communication methods (i.e. MyBTC Portal, email, social media, print materials, etc.)
    2. Provide ongoing training to student organization advisors and student leaders.
    3. Review and approval all student club check requests to ensure sufficient funding is available.
    4. Develop student organization/advisor evaluation process.
    5. Distribute, review and approve club advisor contracts.
    6. Administer allocation of advisor compensation.

    Serve as Co-chair for Graduation Committee

    1. Organize the Graduation ceremony with co-chair of committee.
    2. Manage and respond to emails in the graduation email account.
    3. Recruit faculty, staff and other volunteers to assist in graduation events.
    4. Organize and order items necessary to the graduation ceremony (i.e., tickets, cap/gowns, speakers, program, decorations, etc.)

    Coordinate allocation and use of activity fee money

    1. Advise and coordinate the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee (SAFAC).
    2. Ensure fair and equitable allocation and disbursement of funds to student organizations and related activities.
    3. Monitor revenue generated by student activity fees.
    4. Monitor and approve expenditures by student organizations.
    5. Stay up to date with federal, state and district policies and regulations for collection, allocation and use of student activity funds.

    Promote and coordinate college-wide student engagement special events.

    1. Coordinate and advise Student Awards Committee in planning and conducting annual awards program, including promotion, food, tickets, decorations, awards presenters and floor plan for ceremony.
    2. Coordinate nomination process with faculty and staff.
    3. Screen all award nominations to ensure they meet eligibility requirements.
    4. Assist in planning, development, and implementation of Welcome Week.
    5. Attend all student activities and special events to ensure that all district policies, local, state and federal laws and safety procedures are enforced.
    6. Represent BTC at statewide Student Life Coordinator meetings.        


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    1. Strong communication skills verbal and written, including public speaking.
    2. Experience in the development of brochures, news articles, and posters in order to publicize and engage students in events on campus.
    3. Strong computer skills including use of Microsoft Office Suite.
    4. Experience in management and development of a budget.
    5. Knowledge of programs and services available through the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and familiarity with procedures related to admissions and enrollment.


    Education & Experience:

    1. Associate Degree in Business, Marketing or a related field.
    2. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective


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