Assistant Director for Programming & Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug Education
Location: Bronx, New York
Internal Number: 4918
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: Dean of Students LC
Campus: Lincoln Center (LC) - NYC
The Assistant Director for Programming & Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug Education oversees the Alcohol and Other Drug Education (AODE) program at Fordham University at Lincoln Center for approximately 2,500 undergraduate students.
Programming and Leadership Development:
Advises the Campus Activities Board (CAB), the campus's main programming club on all of the club's on and off campus events including two large scale on campus events a semester, the annual Winterfest concert in January, and the end of the spring semester large scale event. Meet weekly with CAB board to supervise program planning, development, and execution of events for both weekdays and weekends. During the months of concert planning, there is also a weekly concert committee meeting.
Advises BeWell LC, the Lincoln Center Wellness Educators, to develop and implement educational programs and awareness campaigns addressing overall student health, wellness issues, and alcohol and drug use. Develops a strong recruitment strategy to recruit Wellness Educators to increase the outreach of this student organization.
Co-Leads with the Associate Director the annual Club Leader Summit, a Saturday retreat and leadership training program.
Participates in on-going outreach to the 65+ clubs at the Lincoln Center campus to help provide support to the clubs as they plan their events and to support club leaders in developing healthy habits related to wellness and stress management.
Advises clubs on 5-8 large-scale evening events per semester as assigned on a rotation basis.
Coordinates the delegation of undergraduates participating in the annual National Jesuit Leadership Conference held each summer.
Supports Student Involvement on large-scale events such as New Student Orientation, Family Weekend, Senior Week events and other major programs.
Participates in long-term planning related to the Division of Student Affairs strategic planning process. Other assignments as deemed necessary by the Director for Student Involvement.
Alcohol and Other Drug Education:
Organizes the administration of a comprehensive, science-based, substance abuse prevention and early intervention program.
Facilitates meetings for students who are sanctioned to BASICS/ETOKE for alcohol and drug violations.
Maintains and tracks the Student Conduct Sanctions to ensure all students referred to AODE have their appointments. Communicate with the Office of Residential Life (ORL) about students who miss deadlines. Organizes efforts on campus, including student emails with prevention and safety tips, creating flyers and other advertising, staffing information tables to promote alcohol and drug education and awareness.
Supports the efforts of other campus resources such as Health Services, Dining Services, Counseling and Psychological Services etc. to create educational and informational programming opportunities and events for students.
Leads training sessions for constituencies such as Orientation Leaders, Commuter First-Year Mentors, & Residential Life staff.
Oversees incoming student completion of online programs AlcoholEdu for College and Sexual Assault Prevention.
Leads AODE and Bystander Intervention awareness educational sessions in September for incoming students.
Acts as a role model for students, especially in the area of substance use.
Bachelor's degree required; or in lieu of the degree a minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience is required.
Two to four years of relevant experience in the area of event planning, student advising, and student support.
Exceptional communication skills, with experience in program advisement, presenting and teaching/training.
Strong leader who has authentic passion for the work of Student Affairs and the creation of a strong campus culture in the Jesuit Catholic tradition.
Master's degree in Student Personnel Administration, Counseling or related area.
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.