The Associate Director for Involvement and Activities leads a team of professionals, graduate coordinators, and undergraduate staff and provides leadership, direction, and support through programmatic and strategic efforts for a comprehensive student development program including student organizations, student activities, and campus life experiences. Under the leadership of the Director for Student Life and Leadership, the Associate Director will create the ongoing visioning, development, and assessment of leadership experiences inside and outside of the classroom. The Associate Director for Involvement and Activities serves on campus wide committees and initiatives to guide best practices for student involvement and campus activities. This position provides mentorship and supervision to undergraduate and graduate students
Education and Experience:
A Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or College Student Development or related degree is strongly preferred. 5-7 years of work-related experience (two years of graduate assistantships equals one year of experience) ideally with a focus on student development or higher education administration; Demonstrated expertise working with diverse student populations and fostering inclusive environments within an educational setting; Demonstrated understanding of issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity; Demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity and pluralism among students and staff; Demonstrated understanding of risk management among student organizations; Ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs; Commitment to working within an innovative environment that is focused on the education of individuals and groups of college students through the development of cohesive employee staffs and other leadership initiatives; Excellent organization, interpersonal, and oral/written/presentation skills; Demonstrated ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours.
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