Associate Director, Student Life

University of Chicago Booth School of Business  |  Chicago, IL

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Director, Student Life

Job Type: Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Chicago, IL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit,
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 29033
Application Deadline: 10/29/2021

Benefits

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

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

The Associate Director of Student Life serves as the primary advisor for an assigned number of student groups in the Full-Time MBA program, assisting with conferences, panels, social events, budgeting, and the overall attainment of group goals. The Associate Director is expected to develop and maintain relationships with designated student leaders throughout the students’ term at Chicago Booth. Additionally, the Associate Director will be responsible for leading Student Life in creating, planning, and managing various events and activities throughout the year.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Lead and assist in the design and facilitation of leadership training for new student leaders including conference and event planning, trips and treks, corporate sponsorship and alumni relations, and calendar planning.

  2. Work with student leaders to ensure that they are in compliance with the university’s policies regarding fund raising and use of group funds.

  3. Liaise with student groups for sponsorship solicitation, securing of funds, tracking and record-keeping.

  4. Manage student group conference and programming calendars.

  5. Act as a resource to student leaders through all aspects of event planning for conferences, panels, networking, and career presentations, including contract processing and on-site event coordination.

  6. Manage the miscellaneous student funding opportunities such as case competitions, Investment Management fund, etc.

  7. Develop and implement Full-Time MBA Program wide-events, including but not limited to, ReOrientation, Convocation, Treks/Trips, Orientation, and Celebration.


Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

  2. A minimum of three years of professional work experience required, within Higher Education and/or student services preferred.

  3. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) required.

  4. Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills required.

  5. Ability to work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, all while achieving key objectives resulting in desired outcomes required.

  6. Excellent attention to detail, critical thinking, analytical, and persuasion skills required.

  7. Ability to handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously, exercise good judgement and work under pressure during seasonal high volume required.

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