Assistant Director for Campus Programming and Leadership Development

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Job Title: Assistant Director for Campus Programming and Leadership Development
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 24990
Job Code: 3086 Student Services Professional IV
Department: Student Involvement
CompensationClassification: Student Services Professional IV
Anticipated Salary Range: $5,459/month - $5,580/month
Salary Range: $5,195/month - $7,411/month
FLSA Status: Exempt

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About the PositionThe purpose of this position is to lead the campus student programming and leadership efforts as a part of the Department of Student Involvement. The Assistant Director for Campus Programming and Leadership Development will coordinate and oversee traditional campus-wide events that will stimulate students' intellectual, personal, and civic growth. The campus events are involvement fairs, club and organization programming support, information tables, major speakers, Tailgate Takeovers, Finals Programs, Leadership Initiative Conference. Additionally, this position will assess the needs and interests of the students and will work collaboratively with campus partners to develop new diverse educational, social, and cultural programming aligned with the outcomes of the Division of Student Affairs and with those of the University. This position supervises the Campus Programming Coordinator, Leadership Development Coordinator, and Student Assistants, and has overall responsibility for the student leadership program as well as campus programming. Key responsibilities are the continued development and growth of a comprehensive leadership program and inclusive campus-wide programming that will support the needs of students and their experience at the University. In coordination with the Campus Programming Coordinator, this position will develop and grow co-curricular opportunities that will include events and programs to enhance the experience and learning of SJSU's large international student population.
Minimum Qualifications- Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field plus upper
division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution
where such are job related
- Four years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience, which
includes experience in advising students individually and in groups, and in analysis and
resolution of complex student services problems.
- A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job related field may
be substituted for one year of professional experience.
- A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling, guidance or
a job related field may be substituted for two years of the required professional experience for
positions with a major responsibility for professional, personal or career counseling
Preferred Qualifications- Master's degree in higher education or similar field
- One year of experience supervising student staff and/or graduate students
- One year of experience supervising professional staff
- Experience managing budgets
- 2-3 years of related experience working planning higher education student programming
- One year experience of using marketing and event platform systems
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities- Ability to facilitate planning committees
- Ability to understand and ensure compliance with logistical policies and procedures including
risk management
- Thorough knowledge of program development and implementation
- Skilled in staff development and supervision
- Ability to manage budgets and to secure outside funding sources through interdepartmental
- Ability to develop students as leaders and engaged citizens
Posting DateMay 1, 2019
Application ScreeningApplication Screening begins May 16, 2019.
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Required Application MaterialResume
Letter of interest
List of References
Complete SJSU Online Employment Application

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Contact InformationOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250




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Posted: 5/2/2019
Application Due: 8/16/2019
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