The Assistant Director of Student Engagement and Orientation is a full time 12- month live-in position in Student Engagement. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Student Engagement. The Assistant Director promotes student success by managing orientation and creating opportunities for personal growth and development outside the classroom. Serves on the crisis response team in an on-call rotation.
Manage Student Engagement initiatives and operations
Plan, implement, facilitate, and evaluate all orientation programs
Lead Greek life initiatives including recruitment and new member education and advise Greek Presidents Council and Inter-Greek Council
Select, train, and supervise Leadership Consultants
Coordinate assessment of the curricular approach for orientation and student engagement.
Manage equipment, programming, and scheduling support to Wismer Lower Lounge
Assist in recruiting and selecting students for the U-LEAD Scholarship program
Plan, facilitate, and evaluate student-initiated campus programs, and weekend vibrancy programming
Manage the Organization Accreditation Process (OAP) and Student Club and Organization Training (SCOT) sessions for AFAC-funded student organizations
Serve as a resource for students concerning information about campus programming and organizations
Create all resource materials for campus organizations, off-campus activities, advisors’ manual, and the student organization manual
Maintain the Student Engagement website, orientation website, and utilize social media to market programming and orientation
Work collaboratively with Advancement, Facilities Services, IT/Event Staff, and other campus partners in planning, implementing, and evaluating Family Weekend and Homecoming
Serves on the crisis response team in an on-call rotation
Serve on campus wide committees as needed
Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in Higher Ed. Counseling, Student Personnel, or closely related field preferred
Two to three years of experience in student affairs, which may include work experience during graduate school
Experience or working knowledge of the following areas: leadership training, Greek life, student programming, new student orientation, office administration, advising and supervision
Excellent written and oral communication skill
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (word, excel, power point, publisher, etc.) data base management, and web page software
Familiarity with the small residential liberal arts college setting
Many weekend and evening hours are required with this position
The expectation of high campus visibility and relationship building among all members of the Ursinus community including, but not limited to faculty, staff, and students is greatly desired
Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.
Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.
Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students.