Associate Director for the Center for Student Organizations and Activities
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3218534
Associate Director for the Center for Student Organizations and Activities
Job No: 515572 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Student Services
Under the supervision of the Director for the Center for Student Organizations & Activities, the Associate Director for the Center for Student Organizations & Activities is responsible for supporting the management of student activities, aimed at campus engagement, inclusive diversity, campus community, and leadership development. The Associate Director will collaborate and coordinate programming efforts for multiple departments within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, Associated Students and across campus. Some of the duties assigned to this position include supporting the Recognized Student Organization process for registration and event permits, expanding alternative programs on campus, managing staff, and collaborating with the departments across campus, including Associated Students, in coordinating and communicating student organization and departmental/divisional activities and events.
The Associate Director should be student-oriented, self-motivated, collaborative, organized, innovative, enthusiastic, creative, and able to communicate well with the students, faculty, staff, potential donors and members of the community. The incumbent will also facilitate expanded communications and collaborations with all campus entities. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking, proficiency in desktop publishing, word processing and website concept development are required of the incumbent. Evening and weekend work are routinely part of this position.
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This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.
Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Educational Leadership, Student Affairs, Counseling, or a related field is required
Minimum of four years of professional experience in higher education or a related field
Experience advising and/or counseling students in an academic and/or co-curricular setting
Experience in the development, implementation and assessment of a variety of leadership, cultural and other student programs, events, and activities
Experience supervising student and professional staff
Experience in developing and managing multiple budgets and event coordination
Experience working with diverse student populations in a large, urban diverse higher education setting
Experience in development and assessment of student learning outcomes, including general knowledge of advanced statistical and research methods
Compensation and Benefits
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
Extensive Leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent.
SDSU Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University system wide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.
Review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 22, 2022. To receive consideration, apply by July 21, 2022.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Casie Martinez at [email protected] or 619-593-3953
Advertised: Jul 07, 2022 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.