First Year Experience Coordinator
Waterville, ME Student Success
Job Type

Thomas College, a leading business and liberal arts college, offers a guaranteed job program to its graduates. Founded in 1894 as a private college, Thomas offers a rich professional studies curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of programs including business, arts and sciences, criminal justice, education, and technology.

The First Year Experience Coordinator leads comprehensive first year experience programming to support entering students, including orientation events and the first-year seminar, and coordinates peer leadership efforts that augment these programs. The Coordinator also delivers academic coaching to designated students. The Coordinator functions as a member of the Student Success and Engagement team, including serving as the professional staff member on call for Residence Life during periodic rotations. The Coordinator is a full-time, 12-month staff member.

The successful candidate will have experience with orientation or academic support programming, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as demonstrated abilities to coordinate with others in a positive manner and to respond effectively to dynamic situations involving students. The position also requires working knowledge of FERPA, ADA, and other relevant regulations or the ability to learn.


A bachelor’s degree is required. Some evening and weekends required.

Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include: Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or vita, and names of three professional references. Please include an email address on your application materials.

The College requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. After a successful applicant receives a job offer they will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or must apply and be approved for a medical or religious exemption.

Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.
Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.