The principle objective of the Associate Director of Highsmith Student Union-Operations is to provide oversight, guidance and leadership to the development of a comprehensive Student Union, that includes the development of student learning outcomes, sustainable and relevant technology and equipment, and support to all students, staff and faculty utilizing the Union in any capacity to positively affect the students' educational experiences at UNC Asheville. In this capacity, the Associate Director provides guidance, supervision, and leadership in the construction, development, and implementation of a comprehensive student development plan that advances the University's learning outcomes, adheres to the goals of the Division of Student Affairs related to student employment, and is integral to the Department's success in developing lifelong learners in students. The post is responsible for the daily operations of the Highsmith Student Union and supervises one full time professional staff. The position provides technical support to all programs, events, special events, and meeting requests across the campus, with an emphasis in teaching student leaders' skills and competencies related to event planning often initiated through student organizations. The position is further expected to work collaboratively with the Department of Housing and Student Life Operations to ensure the Union is a safe, clean, relevant environment for students to learn and commune.
Master's degree in Student Development, Higher Education, Leadership or similar field. In addition, it is preferred that applicants demonstrate posession of 2-3 years of student union experience; ACUI best practices knowledge; sound technical skill set in event equipment; established record of successful collaboration; excellent verbal and written communication skills. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at http://jobs.unca.edu/. Review of applications begins March 1 and continues until the position is filled.
UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.