Student Life Coordinator (2023)

Heifetz International Music Institute

Staunton, VA

Work Location: In-office


  • Seasonal
  • Staunton, VA (Remote)
  • This position has been filled
  • Sun, Apr 30, 2023
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Festival
  • $3,500.00
  • $3,500.00

Website heifetzmusic Heifetz International Music Institute


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Programming & Operations

POSITION TYPE: In-Person, Full-Time Temporary

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: 6/11/23 – 7/31/23
Staff Arrival Date: 6/11/23
Training: 6/12/23 – 6/14/23
Summer Festival: 6/15/22 -7/30/23
Staff Departure Date: 7/31/23

The Student Life Coordinator will work in the Institute’s administrative offices & teaching facilities and, as such, is expected to dress in appropriate attire. Ripped jeans, mini skirts, halter-tops, tank tops, shorts, and t-shirts with graphics are discouraged during business hours and concerts.

Requirements for the Student Life Coordinator position are as follows:
Must be at least 21 years of age
Master’s degree in education, student affairs, or related field (or current enrollment in a Master’s program), preferred
Experience working in Student Life or Student Affairs
Experience with event management and basic accounting skills desired
Background in classical music
Responsive and attentive to communications during expanded business hours (8:00 – 22:00)
Ability to healthily cope with stressful and demanding situations
A commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they relate to the Heifetz Institute and its community
Adheres to the Heifetz Institute policies and procedures in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the program

Responsibilities of the Student Life Coordinator are as follows:
Provide full logistical organization of student events
Student Life budget oversight
Oversee team of Resident Assistants
Manage duty rotation
Hold weekly Residence Hall meetings to convey important information
Help facilitate weekly or bi-weekly recreational student activities
Holding residents accountable for their behavior
Educating residents on the policies and procedures of the Institute
Role modeling positive attitudes and behaviors
Helping to facilitate an environment that allows students to meet their goals
Mediating disputes and thereby providing opportunities to for residents to look at the world from different perspectives
Serving as a resource and liaison for all studios, with particular focus to students in the 21+ dormitory
Providing helping skills for residents in need
Supporting and enforcing the policies and procedures of the Faculty and Administration
Keeping track of resident occupancy
Responding to all requests and emergencies during duty hours
Documenting policy violations
Reporting maintenance, health, safety, and facility concerns
Other duties as assigned

Compensation is $3,500 for the contracted period. Housing and meals will be provided for the duration of the contract. Employment is contingent upon the signing of a contract by the Student Life Coordinator and the Heifetz Institute, as well as passing a background check. The Student Life Coordinator will be responsible for their own transportation costs to and from the Institute.