Assistant Vice President, Student Activities

Feb 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Vice President, Student Activities

Stevenson University

The Assistant Vice President of Student Activities reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of creative co-curricular activities, providing an extraordinary environment outside of the classroom that exemplifies our values of integrity, community, learning and excellence.

Department: Student Affairs: Activities

Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration or related field plus 7 years of progressive responsibility in Student Affairs with previous professional supervisory experience and an active involvement in higher education professional organizations and associations or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Understanding and appreciation of college student development. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students is essential. Understanding of higher education learning outcomes and assessment. Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Knowledge of student development theory and student personnel administration. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques. Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills. Employee development and performance management skills. Knowledge of new student assimilation issues. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures. Ability to coordinate quality assurance programs in area of specialty. Skill in establishing, directing and enforcing policies and regulations, which pertain to campus life and to student development. Ability to resolve student complaints and concerns. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources. Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Knowledge of student support programs and services. General knowledge of office management techniques. Proficiency in Word, and other software packages. Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents both orally and in writing. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to organize workflow and coordinate projects within the office and with other departments across campus. Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as necessary. Valid driver’s license with good driving record: must be insurable.

Physical Requirements:
Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Climbing, balancing, standing, walking, fingering, talking, hearing, repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. Should be able to work flexible hours in a fast paced environment and be willing to assist with set up of events including tables, chairs, and other needs.

Essential Functions:
Assist the Vice President for Student Affairs in supporting and promoting the University mission, values, and strategic plan. Establish, implement, evaluate, and monitor departmental goals and objectives; effect change for improvement. Develop and assist with creative and innovative partnerships to promote a vibrant campus life. Develop and implement programs of campus-wide educational, cultural, and recreational activities. Manage, oversee and promote all student activities to include programming, club, and intramural/recreation activities. Enhance and deliver programs for commuters. Promote campus engagement across departments. Collaborate with other campus departments to provide intentional programs for the student body. Collaborate with Residence Life and the Wellness Center to provide a range of activities promoting health and wellness. Enhance and expand the concierge function, providing a single, comprehensive information point on both campuses for residential and commuter students. Promote and deliver a full communication/marketing system for student events. Advise the Student Government Association and class councils. Develop and administer Student Activities budget; assist with the development and tracking of the SGA budget. Provide advice and develop resources for student organizations. Recruit and assist club moderators. Develop and implement a comprehensive leadership development program. Advise Sigma Alpha Pi, National Leadership Honor Society. Provide leadership for Orientation Adventures and New Student Days. Chair weekly departmental meetings. Oversee office publications. Report to the Vice President for Student Affairs on a regular basis concerning student issues, clubs and organizations, SGA, and upcoming events. Participate in non-departmental University sponsored weekend events as a departmental representative. Evening hours required at times to allow for scheduling of student staff and student organization meetings and events. Serve on committees as assigned.

Reports To: Vice President, Student Affairs

Work Location: Owings Mills (10)

Position Category: Sr Administrator

Position Type: Full-Time (2080 hours, 500500)

Months/Year: 12

Hrs/Week: 40

FLSA: Exempt

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

EOE/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability


Similar jobs

Similar jobs