Assistant Director of Campus Life

 |  Lacey, WA

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Job Overview

Posted 4 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director of Campus Life

Onsite Event Position ID: 2736
Job Type: First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs Leadership Development/Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Lacey, WA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type:
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 34595
Application Deadline: 04/23/2021

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$40,000 - $42,000
Additional Compensation:
Saint Martin's University offers a comprehensive total compensation package for all benefit eligible faculty and staff. Saint Martin's University offers excellent benefits* to eligible employees, which include: Health insurance Dental insurance Voluntary vision Flexible spending accounts Disability insurance Life insurance Dependent voluntary life insurance EAP (Employee Assistance Program/Behavioral Health) Pension plan Generous vacation leave Generous sick leave 15 paid holidays Tuition assistance Free parking Library and athletic facility privileges
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$40,000 - $42,000
Additional Compensation:
Saint Martin's University offers a comprehensive total compensation package for all benefit eligible faculty and staff. Saint Martin's University offers excellent benefits* to eligible employees, which include: Health insurance Dental insurance Voluntary vision Flexible spending accounts Disability insurance Life insurance Dependent voluntary life insurance EAP (Employee Assistance Program/Behavioral Health) Pension plan Generous vacation leave Generous sick leave 15 paid holidays Tuition assistance Free parking Library and athletic facility privileges
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

The Assistant Director is responsible for the development, implementation, and supervision of a comprehensive student activities program which meets the needs of a diverse university community. The Assistant Director promotes opportunities for student involvement and leadership development through advising the Campus Activities Board, which plans 80-100 student events per year, co-directing SMU’s Orientation Program, and managing the Campus Life Office’s comprehensive marketing plan. Acknowledging and embracing the diversity of the student body, the Assistant Director works proactively to create campus activities that reflect mutual respect, anti-racist programming, inclusiveness, and the values of our Benedictine heritage.

Ranked by Niche as the second (#2) most diverse private college in Washington State in 2020, Saint Martin’s is extremely proud of our student diversity.  Our university treasures persons of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, genders, nationalities, orientations, races, and religions.  In particular, we know that students educated in an ethnically diverse settings perform better academically and reap greater professional success than their peers from more homogeneous learning environments. We proudly celebrate that our student population is 51% undergraduate and 32% graduate students of color.  We are committed to pursuing an employee community which reflects a similar, if not the same percentage. 

Therefore, we intentionally encourage and request that members of historically underrepresented groups apply to join this community.  All of us, from all backgrounds, are making a commitment to do and be better for our students, faculty, and staff.


Job Requirements

Campus Life Leadership

  • Oversee, manage and plan the extensive student activities calendar involving 80-100 programs per year with social, cultural, educational, recreational, and co-curricular components. Emphasis will be placed on programming that promotes community through equity and inclusive excellence. 
  • Manage the student activities budget (approximately $100,000 annually) effectively assuring fiscal responsibility of student funds.  Has signature authority for budget for purchases, contracts, and vendor work. 
  • Contribute to the coordination and implementation of new student orientation and transitional support programs such as Summer Orientation and Incipio Welcome Weekend. 
  • Provide departmental oversight and management in absence of Director of Campus Life.
  • Contribute to the continued development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive student leadership development program to include the Benedictine Leaders Program, annual Leadership Summit, and all other student leadership training/activities, especially leadership training and formation for the student programming staff that this position directly oversees
  • Oversee the maintenance and advancement of the Campus Life website and social media information. The Assistant Director is the primary point of contact for website maintenance and social media programming.

Campus Life Programming

  • Oversee and manage the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and provide leadership training and guidance to student employees. This includes the hiring, evaluation, and termination responsibility of student staff.  Emphasis will be placed on leadership and diversity programming for student staff supervised, as well as all campus community. 
  • Attend the regional National Association for Campus Activities Conference (NACA) conference with student members of the Campus Activities Board.
  • Develop and oversee execution of risk management policy and procedure for Campus Life sponsored events and activities. 
  • Manage all budget expenditures for recurring programs and activities.  Negotiate vendor contracts and coordinate payment for external services.
  • Manage the marketing and promotion of all campus events/activities, including the supervision and guidance of the student marketing interns and/or employees

Other Functions

  • Represent the Student Affairs Division on a variety of campus-wide committees.
  • Conduct business in a manner compatible with Saint Martin’s Catholic Benedictine philosophy and mission.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Life.

Application Information

To apply for the Assistant Director of Campus Life position, please submit your cover letter and resume at the link below.

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