Student Affairs

Director of Campus Life


Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Worcester , MA United States

The Director of Campus Life (Worcester) oversees the Office of Campus Life including all administrative aspects, co-curricular programming, student organization management, and budgeting. The Director of Campus Life is a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team, and assists in an administrator on-call duty rotation, serving graduate and professional students on the Worcester campus.


Administrative and Leadership (70%)
• Responsible for the overall operation and management of the Office of Campus Life
• Manage departmental budget preparation, administration, and monitoring of department funding
• Serve as the main contact for the Cardinal Pride Portal (campus engagement software) including reviewing event/funding requests, updating the Office of Campus Life site, and running reports
• Supervise a part-time graduate assistant and student workers
• Oversee communication for the office including event advertisement through campus-wide emails, Cardinal Pride Portal, social media, and other outlets
• Collaborate regularly with the professional staff in Campus Life in Boston and Manchester on policy development and implementation, as it relates to campus life functions
• Develop and evaluate policies and procedures to assist student leaders and faculty/staff advisors in their roles
• Coordinate assessment projects and assist with long-range planning for the department and the Division of Student Affairs
• Serve as a member of the Student Affairs Programming Committee
• Serve as a member of the Student Affairs leadership team and participates in the administrator on-call rotation for the Worcester campus
• Contribute to sustaining and enhancing an inclusive working and learning environment
• Serve as a student conduct officer, as needed
• Participate in programs and committees that support the Division of Student Affairs and the University, including Commencement

Programming (30%)
• Create and implement co-curricular programming for graduate and professional students
• Advise the Student Government Association and 30+ student organizations and serve as a liaison between students and University administration
• Collaborate with professional staff on the Boston and Manchester campuses with the design, implementation and assessment of the new student Orientation programs.
• Oversee new student orientation, welcome week programming, annual awards, and other major events
• Some evening and weekend hours are expected as needed for events and programs
• Other duties as assigned

• 3+ years’ experience working within higher education, programming, leadership, or other related experience
• Master’s Degree required in higher education, student affairs, education, or another related field
• Requires an understanding of the educational, cultural, and social needs of a domestic and international student community
• Ability to work with various forms of technology, including social media
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
• Demonstrate the ability to work individually and as a member of a professional team, establishing strong working relationships across campus constituencies
• Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment


• Experience working with graduate and professional students


Physical Requirements:
• Work is mostly sedentary and majority of time is spent sitting
• Ability to move between offices and floors of buildings, some without elevator access
• Ability to travel to other campuses occasionally


Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.


We care about the health and safety of our students and employees and have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy, requiring employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a medical or sincerely held religious belief may request an exemption.

About Us

Established in 1823, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) is the oldest institution of higher education in Boston, a city that is home to many of the world’s top universities and healthcare institutions. We are one of the largest and most highly-ranked schools for health- and life-sciences, and our alumni and facaulty continually distinguish themselves in healthcare settings around the globe. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Our vision is to empower our Community to create a healthier, more equitable world, which we strive to achieve through our strategic priorities of collaboration, inclusion, success, sustainability, planning, and support.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical, vision, and dental insurance, generous time off, retirement and pension plans, and flexible work arrangements to support work/life balance for our employees while advancing the MCPHS strategic plan.

MCPHS is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates a diverse community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law


  • Start Date: 4/3/2023 - Approximate
  • Education: Master's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

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