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Director of Campus Activities & Leadership Programs
|Job Type:||Student Activities/Union Facilities|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 2,000 Students|
The Director of Campus Activities & Leadership Programming has autonomous responsibility for advising the Student Activities Council, coordinating campus events, managing the Campus Center, and coordinating student leadership opportunities. He/she is a member of the Student Life staff team under the direction of the Vice President and Dean of Student Life through the Associate Dean.
Essential Job Functions:
• Serve as primary advisor to the Student Activities Council (SAC) and work closely with this group to plan and implement campus events;
• Manage the Campus Center to include oversight of staff, facilities, and center programs;
• Oversee space reservation process for Student Life managed spaces;
• Administer College policies, procedures, and guidelines that, in particular, apply to campus organizations and event management;
• Conduct leadership retreats and/or workshop for the Student Activities Council;
• Train a staff of approximately twenty-five Campus Center Information Desk Student Assistants;
• Coordinate all officer transitions for the Student Activities Council;
• Coordinate campus leadership education opportunities, which may include emerging leaders seminars, general student leader training, and/or senior-level leadership advancement opportunities;
Programs/Special Event Coordination
• Plan and coordinate select Orientation and annual kickoff events;
• Autonomously plan and implement annual Activities Expo, where Centre and community organizations promote activities and services;
• Work with SAC to plan and implement campus movie series, bands, dances, comedians, novelties, Carnival, etc.;
• Work with Campus Center Student Assistant staff to plan and implement activities for the Campus Center to include recreation tournaments, coffeehouses, study breaks, etc.;
• Assist student leaders with the planning and coordination of Senior Week activities;
• Negotiate, review, revise (as necessary) and sign contracts for campus programs;
• Develop and provide diverse, developmentally-focused programs in collaboration with other campus offices and departments;
• Supervise part-time undergraduate program coordinator;
• Supervise approximately twenty five Campus Center Student Assistants;
• Serve as Student Life representative to the College Convocation Committee;
• Work closely with the Greek Affairs, Community Service and Residence Life offices in diverse programming and event activities;
• Collaborative programming efforts with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Center for Career and Professional Development, Office of Religious Life, and other College offices and departments;
• Assess programming efforts of SAC, Campus Center staff, and other activities within the office’s responsibilities to insure effective program development;
• Attend and monitor student sponsored events as assigned/needed to ensure programmatic success, participant safety, and facility security;
Marginal Job Duties:
• Representation on College committees as assigned;
• Meet with College policy violators, as a Student Conduct Hearing Officer, and recommend appropriate sanctions according to violation;
• Perform special projects with the Student Life Office and other college offices and departments, including but not limited to selection and training of the Residence Life Staff, Leadership training for various campus organizations, cooperative work with fall orientation activities, participation as a team member in all aspects of Student Life;
• Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience:
• Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field;
• Minimum of one to two years of experience in Student Activities and/or Student Union in a College/University setting,
Knowledge and Skills:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, organization skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks;
• Willing to work flexible schedule, which will include evening and weekend hours as required to meet with student organizations and to facilitate activities;
• Experience with Microsoft computer programs and other applications to create publicity/promotional materials.
Limited pushing, pulling, lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20 lbs. Mobility on campus necessary.
Benefits beyond Typical Salary & Benefits:
Apartment or house adjacent to campus and meal plan provided by the College.
Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check, Social Security & Sex Offender traces
Apply via Centre online job application at https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/4424
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