Assistant Director (PRN32388B)

University of Utah  |  Salt Lake City, UT

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Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director (PRN32388B)

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 824

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$50,000 - $55,000
Additional Compensation:
UofU Benefits Package
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$50,000 - $55,000
Additional Compensation:
UofU Benefits Package
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

The Office of Orientation & Transition is hiring for two Assistant Director positions who will work with a variety of programs. Core Values of the office include: Embrace and Drive Change, Work as a team to Build Community, Pursue Growth and Learning, and Advocate for Social Justice. For more information about the office visit orientation.utah.edu.

The Assistant Director position responsibilities entails student leader training, development, and supervision. In addition, this position will plan, execute, and assess programs like New Student Orientations, Parent Orientations, Extended Orientations, and Weeks of Welcome.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN32388B 00845 - Orientation and Transition

COMPENSATION: $50,000 - $55,000

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm, and some weekends. Between May and August schedules will vary to ensure staffing coverage for programs.

TO APPLY, VISIT: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/139632

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. oeo@utah.edu


Job Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Strategically plan, implement, and assess first-year New Student Orientation (NSO), Transfer NSO and Parent programs and extended orientation programs

• Supervise undergraduate students

• Manage recruitment, selection, training, supervision, motivation, and evaluation of staff including graduate intern(s), and undergraduate student leaders.

• Oversee and implement marketing and communication of program(s)

• Lead the planning, implementation, and assessment of project(s) or program(s)

• Project, manage, and account for program budgets

• Play an active role in supporting all New Student Orientation programs, Weeks of Welcome, and Enrollment Management initiatives

• Assist in the creation and editing of all office communications, marketing, and web materials

• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

PREFERENCES:
1. Master’s Degree in Student Personnel or related field preferred.
2. Two or more years in related professional experience in higher education and event planning.
3. Experience working with first-year and/or transfer students, faculty, administrative staff, and student groups.
4. Strong demonstrated collaboration skills
5. Effective written and verbal communication skills
6. Demonstrated commitment and experience working with diverse populations
7. Prior event planning experience
8. Prior program development and event coordination experience
9. Prior student staff supervisory and/or advisory experience
10. Knowledge of student development theory
11. Experience in marketing and communications

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