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Assistant/Associate Director of Student Activities
|Onsite Event Position ID:||1867|
|Job Type:||Athletics/Recreation Leadership Development/Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 2,000 Students|
Located in the bucolic Susquehanna Valley, Elizabethtown College seeks applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Director of Student Activities. Elizabethtown College has a rich history rooted in peacemaking, service learning, social justice, sustainability, wellbeing, and is proud of our ability to seamlessly nurture student acdemic interests from both the liberal arts and professional programs. We recently announced a 32% tuition reduction for fall 2019 in an effort to be transparent with families about the true cost of a college education and we are thrilled to be opening our brand new Bowers Center for Sport, Fitness, and Wellbeing this coming August.
The Assistant/Associate Director of Student Activities will lead our extracurricular and cocurricular endeavors with a vibrant and energetic student body. A full position description can be found below and if connecting with/serving/leading dynamic students that are seeking to challenge themselves and be a part of something significant, this may be a great place for you to serve and make a difference. Visit etown.edu to learn more about us and we look forward to reviewing your materials!
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Director of Student Activities
Department: Student Activities
Reports to: Director of the Bowers Center for Sport, Fitness,and Wellbeing
Work Hours: Monday – Friday, Varies (37.5 hours per week).
Status: Full-Time, 12- month
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
The primary purpose of this position is the strategic planning and development of extra-curricularand co-curricularprogramming, working collaboratively with students, faculty and educators to implement events and activities that encourages student involvement and engagement, provide enriching experiences, and enhance students overall learning and development.
Plan, implement, and coordinate campus events/activities and support other functions of the Office of Student Activities and in the Bowers Center
Operates and has oversight of the Office of Student Activities, Intramurals, Hub, and the Etown Campus Pub including budget development, procurement, marketing and logistics.
Conduct all responsibilities in a safe manner according to regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.)
This position directly supervises student assistants. This position is required to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Elizabethtown College’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, directing, rewarding, and disciplining individuals; appraising individual performance; and resolving complaints.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s with 4-6 years of related experience required. Master’s degree in higher education/student affairs administration, recreation, or related field is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, and/or Registrations
A valid driver’s license for business travel purposes is preferred (individual must have a US driver’s license for at least three years; a motor vehicle record check will be run and the incumbent must pass the College’s MVR rating system).
Ability and willingness to become a certified trainer to facilitate the TIPs for the University program, used in training student bartenders
Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training
Ability to work extended hours as needed
Ability to work weekends
Ability to preserve confidentiality of information
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work within strict deadlines
Good interpersonal skills and desire to be a team player
Creative problem-solving skills
Exceptional customer service skills
Excellent written communication skills (i.e. business letter writing, grammar, etc.)
Excellent oral communication skills (i.e. ability to deal effectively with others, speak professionally on the phone, etc.)
Sense of creativity
Familiarity with industry terms and processes
Ability to use a multi-line phone system
Proficient with Microsoft®Office Suite
Previous supervisory experience
required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time
required to stand for long periods of time
required to move about
required to climb stairs and/or ladders
required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running
required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
required to reach up and out with hands and arms
required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects
required to lift up to 25pounds and carry a distance of 10feet
required to push and/or pull up to 25pounds a distance of 10 feet
To successfully perform this position, individuals must possess the following:
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships
Ability to distinguish colors
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.
The individual is regularly exposed to indoor conditions and moderate noise level; the individual is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather and temperature extremes.
To apply please visit https://www.etown.edu/offices/human-resources/careers.aspx and click on staff/administrative openings, then search for this position and follow the instructions. We very much look forward to reviewing your materials!
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