Assistant Director for Campus Programs (#003552)
Posting Information: The Assistant Director for Campus Programs is responsible for the Arts and Cultural Events (ACE) Committee which is made up of WCU students, staff and faculty who are committed to bringing visiting performers, films & documentaries, speakers and arts to Western Carolina University. Coordinating the ACE committee requires an ability to collaborate closely with campus partners, particularly those in the College of Fine and Performing Arts. In addition, the Assistant Director for Campus Programs serves as the main advisor and coordinator of WCUs Dance Marathon. In this role, the Assistant Director will partner with a co-chair and committee of 8 - 10 student leaders to coordinate year-long events and activities promoting Dance Marathon and the one-day event held each fall. Additional responsibilities of the Assistant Director for Campus Programs include: managing budgets of approximately $95,000, negotiating and reviewing performance contracts, coordinating marketing for events, collecting assessment data and evaluations for all events, and collaborating with academic departments to create workshop opportunities for students. The Assistant Director is also expected to assist in other special campus programming including Week of Welcome, Homecoming, Holidays at the UC, Resolution Programming, Student Appreciation Week. and In addition, the Assistant Director may supervise a graduate or undergraduate student employee.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: Master's Degree required. Degree must from an accredited institution. 1 - 2 years of job related job experience in a University setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Degree with a concentration in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field. Knowledge of programming for campus wide programs with an emphasis on programming for the arts. Exemplary organizational skills with a strong emphasis on detail. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Experience in creating, planning and coordinating campus wide events. Outstanding customer service skills. Ability to prioritize workload according to volume and urgency. Strong leadership and program planning skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply online. Please attach a letter of interest, resume, and names and addresses of three references. For questions or additional information, contact Stephanie Sue Rowell, Associate Director for Campus Programs. Phone 828-227-3751.