Off-Campus Student Life Coordinator

The American University in Bulgaria, a leading higher education institution in the country, is looking to hire an energetic and interculturally competent Off-Campus Student Life Coordinator. The Off-Campus Student Life Coordinator provides support to enhance the overall university experience of students who live off-campus by offering guidance, resources, and activities which ensure their successful integration and engagement in campus life and by focusing on creating a sense of community and belonging. The Off-Campus Student Life Coordinator also supports off-campus-related student engagement initiatives. This is a full-time position, based in Blagoevgrad. 


  • Develops a comprehensive database of off-campus resources. 
  • Provides housing assistance to off-campus students.  
  • Collects relevant data and conducts analysis of data to support off-campus students and events. 
  • Reaches out to off-campus students to provide information, guidance, and support related to academic, social, and personal matters. 
  • Develops and implements initiatives to foster a strong sense of community among off-campus students. 
  • Responds to emergency situations and crisis events involving off-campus students or such situations happening off-campus.  
  • Provides support in the development and implementation of student off-campus initiatives. If needed, advises relevant student clubs and organizations. 
  • Manages the budget allocated for off-campus student-life initiatives and events. 
  • Collaborates with local community institutions, organizations and businesses to provide long-term holistic support to students and to promote community engagement. 
  • Collaborates with relevant departments and university officials to improve off-campus student services and support. 
  • Participates, based on expertise, in Student Affairs-run programs and activities. 


  • University degree required; 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Bulgarian (min. near-to-native level) and in English (min. B1.2). 
  • Ability to build and foster lasting relationships;  
  • Ability to work independently and in a team; 
  • Ability to balance responsibilities and work on tight deadlines; 
  • Advanced computer literacy. 


  • An opportunity to work in a multinational and friendly environment at a leading educational organization; 
  • Freedom to bring in your individual strengths and skills; 
  • On-the-job training as well as support in obtaining a professional qualification; 
  • Access to all employee benefits, a complete list of which is available here. 

If you are interested in the position of Off-Campus Student Life Coordinator and would like to work, learn and develop in one of the top academic institutions in the region, please submit a CV, cover letter and a reference page at: [email protected]  

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