Assistant Director of Student Activities

Longwood University  |  Farmville, VA

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director of Student Activities

Job Type: Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Farmville, VA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 1732

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

Longwood University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to the development of citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. In support of this mission we invite qualified applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Director of Student Activities. In a learning–centered environment, the Assistant Director serves as a resource for all recognized student organizations, provides ongoing training for organization members and advisors, coordinates and executes the semester meetings for club and organization members, and serves as the campus contact and training resource for Lancer Link. The Assistant Director also serves as the advisor to Lancer Productions, the campus program board.


Job Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advise and provide support to the 175+ student organizations and their advisors
Serve as the primary advisor to Lancer Productions the student programming board
Serve as a resource to student leaders including conducting regular outreach and creating workshops on important, relevant topics
Develop and coordinate ongoing training sessions for clubs and organization advisors, as well as opportunities for communication and information sharing
Plan and execute mandatory sessions for clubs and organizations each semester in coordination with the SGA Treasurer and SGA Fiscal Technician
Communicate and coordinate closely with the SGA Historian and SGA Fiscal Technician regarding organizational transition, particularly of new student organizations
Work collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Leadership Development and Community Engagement to develop programs to support the leadership development of all student organization leaders

Plan and facilitate calendar and program planning meetings each semester. Encourage collaboration and shared leadership wherever possible
Plan and lead the Student Involvement Fair for clubs and organizations
Collaborate with the other members of the Student Engagement unit to plan and implement training workshops for student staff, Lancers Productions and students involved in clubs and organizations
Provide tracking and reporting at the end of each semester for volunteering and community service and by student groups, which will become part of an overall yearly report
Coordinate recognition and award processes for student organizations in conjunction with other Student Engagement and Student Affairs staff
Create formal processes for organizational and leadership transition, including information and record sharing
Serve as the campus contact for Lancer Link and provide ongoing education on the use of Lancer Link to clubs and organization members and their advisors
Establish open office hours that provide access to students, faculty and staff. Office hours are to be widely publicized and to take into consideration the “after 5 p.m.” nature of student activities
Assist with events, meetings and conferences that take place in the Student Union as needed
Contribute as a part of a team to support campus-wide programs and events sponsored by the Student Engagement unit
Serve on the staff of the Vice President of Student Affairs and as a member of the Student Engagement Unit; attend staff meetings and individual supervision meetings with the Director
Participate in student affairs and university-wide committees that address the program of curricular and co-curricular experiences as they relate to the Longwood students
Maintain standards of professional conduct consistent with the American College Personnel Association statement of Ethical Professional Standards
Other duties as assigned

Application Information

Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. Position will be posted a minimum of five business days. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit a letter of application, resume, names and contact details of three references, “Release of Information Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/RELEASE_form04.05.doc), and “EEO Data Collection Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/EEOFormrevJuly2012.pdf). The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #FA349 and submit documents to: Human Resources Longwood University 201 High Street Farmville, VA 23909 Phone: 434-395-2074 Fax: 434-395-2666 Email: humres@longwood.edu In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or humres@longwood.edu. The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, safety procedures, and provides statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in compliance with the Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Longwood University’s Annual Safety and Security report and the Annual Fire Safety report is available at: http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/police/public-site/2018-annual-security-and-fire-report-FINAL.pdfA hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office and will be provided upon request. A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (05-07-2019)

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