Assistant Director, Pre-College Campus Life

Brown University  |  Providence, RI

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director, Pre-College Campus Life

Job Type: Administrative
Location: Providence, RI
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 29624

Benefits

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

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

Assistant Director, Pre-College Campus Life
School of Professional Studies
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

The Assistant Director of Pre-College Campus Life is a member of a team within the School of Professional Studies that is dedicated to ensuring a supportive, challenging, inclusive, and equitable living and learning environment for over 5,000 adolescents who attend Brown University Pre-College Programs over the course of the summer from all over the world. Reporting to the Director of Pre-College Campus Life, the Assistant Director is responsible for developing and implementing all programming outside of the classroom, directing student learning and development through engagement with University faculty and staff, and seasonal positions. The Assistant Director is responsible for planning, executing, and overseeing over 800 co- and extracurricular programs for the Pre-College Programs, including trips of 200 pre-college students to local destinations. The Assistant Director is responsible for liaising with Housing and Operations colleagues in the Office of Residential Life, and will be the point person for managing academic and housing accommodations, with training and consultative support from the University’s Student and Employee Accessibility Services office. Evening and weekend work expected, including serving in an on-call rotation.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop and ensure successful implementation of co- and extra-curricular programming for Pre-College students.
  • Coordination and support of seasonal hiring of 200+ residential undergraduate and graduate student positions.
  • Supervise graduate student interns and undergraduate staff who are focused on programming, as well as some seasonal staff working on other residential life areas.
  • Serve as the point person and manage all Pre-College and Sports Camp housing and academic disability accommodations.
  • Serve as point of contact for students, athletes, and their families with questions and concerns related to the campus life experience.
  • Provide crisis management for Pre-College Program students and Sports Camp athletes.
  • Contribute to the ongoing growth, quality, and strategic development of Pre-College Programs.
  • Other duties as assigned that support Pre-College Programming.


Summer programming through the School of Professional Studies enrolls approximately 5000 Pre-College Program students ages 14-18 years old and an additional 3000 Sports Camp athletes ages 6-18 years old in on-campus, online, and location-based programs. The majority of these young people are residential (approximately 4600 Pre-College students and 1000 Sports Campers) on the Brown campus in Providence and will be under the auspices of this position and all of the Pre-College Campus Life staff. This position will directly supervise seasonally 6-8 graduate student interns, and indirectly supervise over 250 undergraduate student staff who are responsible for providing a supportive and challenging learning environment for these young scholars and athletes. In collaboration with colleagues, this position will track expenses associated with Pre-College Campus Life work. Please visit our website ( https://precollege.brown.edu) for additional information regarding our Pre-College programming.

Minimum qualifications -
Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in an academic setting strongly preferred.
  • Event planning or program development experience required.
  • Experience supervising staff and/or students required.


Job Competencies:

  • Significant experience working with adolescents.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and computer literacy.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Demonstrated record of exercising effective independent professional judgment and integrity, and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, and to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Strong ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, and to work collaboratively with
  • students and colleagues
  • Evidence of an ability to develop and assess effective programming for pre-college and/or college-aged students.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Flexibility to respond to sudden shifts in demands and urgent reporting needs, and to evolve with a dynamic student affairs environment.
  • Working knowledge of principles, practices and theories of student learning and development; understanding of the cultural, social and educational needs of student residential communities.
  • Evidence of cultural competence and inclusiveness; sensitivity to and understanding of diverse perspectives that students and staff bring to their work, including those of academic, socioeconomic, culture, race and ethnicity, ability, gender, sexuality, and intersectional identities.


All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening check satisfactory to Brown.

To apply, please use this link to directly view the position on Brown’s Career Site:
https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff-careers-brown/job/200-Dyer-Street/Assistant-Director--Pre-College-Campus-Life_REQ151915

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

About Brown (Please visit our website and get to know us better at: www.brown.edu )

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies. With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown’s vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting. Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at: http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/


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