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Director of Student Activities
|Job Type:||Administrative Student Activities/Union Facilities Student Affairs Administration|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||30,000 & Over Students|
The University of Texas at Austin – Office of the Dean of Students – Director of Student Activities – UT Posting Number - R_00005039
Purpose of Position: Serve as the primary contact for Student Activities. Facilitate student learning through cocurricular involvement in student organizations. Oversee the management of student organization registration and student organization use of campus facilities. Supervise staff and Student Activities programming and training efforts.
• Recruitment, selection, training and supervision of a team of professional, paraprofessional and support staff.
• Oversee all planning, implementation, and evaluation of elements of the Student Activities area. These responsibilities include the Student Organization Center, student organization registration processes, awards and recognition programs, reservations of university facilities, communication and outreach, and assessment.
• Interpretation, enforcement and recommendation of changes to UT policies and procedures as they relate to use of university space and facilities.
· Oversee coordination of the campus demonstration response team including recruitment, training and scheduling of staff members to cover required events. Assist with facilitation and supervision of public assemblies, demonstrations and outdoor events.
· Serve as a member of the DoS Management team, including supporting strategic initiatives, lead and/or assist with various special assignments within DoS and the Division of Student Affairs, and represent the Office of the Dean of Students on select campus-wide committees.
· Other duties as assigned.
Earliest Start Date: 08/26/2019 Monthly salary: $5,348 non-negotiable
Hours per week: 40.00 Normal from 800AM to 500PM – General office conditions with much of the time spent in contact with students and student groups both during and after usual office hours. Occasional extended periods of work beyond the usual time commitment of forty hours per week. Occasional attendance required at outdoor events.
Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
The retirement plan for this position is the Teacher Retirement Program, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, educational leadership, or a related field and 5 years of experience in a student personnel administrative position in a college or university setting. Experience in selection, training, and supervision of professional, paraprofessional and support staff. Experience working with diverse college student populations. Experience in policy development, interpretation and enforcement. Demonstrated excellent written and interpersonal skills. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience facilitating student development programming with an emphasis on student organizations at a large public university. Experience planning and managing events. Strong history of supervisory and management experience, with skills necessary to work effectively and collaboratively with students, university administrators, parents, and other campus constituents. Experience responding to protests and demonstrations on a college campus. Experience with technology systems such as student organization management software and room reservation software and the ability to work collaboratively with university technology staff. Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and evaluation and ability to use data in making decisions.
Apply electronically at the University of Texas Human Resources Web site
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