Director - Student Activities (FT)

Olive-Harvey College
May 09, 2019
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and Responsibilities


Are you a skilled team player who is committed to student success? If so, join the Olive-Harvey College team as our Director of Student Activities. The Director of Student Activities is responsible for the strategic planning and development of co-curricular programming, working collaboratively with student, faculty, and college administrators to implement events and activities that encourages student engagement, provide enriching experiences, and enhance student overall learning and development.


  • Directs, supervises and recognizes student organizations giving special attention to organizational structure, goals, financial affairs, publicity, recruitment and facility usage.
  • Reviews operations of all student clubs to ensure compliance with City Colleges of Chicago policies for recognizing and maintaining a student club.
  • As the designee for the Dean of Student Services, serves as a hearing officer in dispute resolution meetings involving student organizations.
  • Reviews and maintains student organization files including incorporation files, election results and meeting minutes to ensure that appropriate documentation is on file.
  • Reviews and approves student organization on-campus and off-campus event requests and purchase requests.
  • Supervises the Student Activities Center which encompasses all student organizations and Student Government Association offices, providing a variety of services and informational resources.
  • Interfaces with the District Office and College staff in developing materials to encourage student participation in available activities.

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Student Development, Student Affairs, or a related field.
  • Three year years of work experience in higher education setting involving student affairs, student activities, student development, or a related area.
  • Must have proven experience in budget administration and fiscal management.
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, resource management, development and implementation of student leadership programs.
  • Must be self-directed, innovative and able to assess current operations in an effort to develop practical action programs to improve the functioning of the department.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Position requires flexible work hours; must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Off Campus and overnight travel is required.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within six months of hire.We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Thank you for your interest in City College of Chicago!

Job: Student Services
Primary Location: Olive-Harvey College
Job Posting: May 8, 2019, 3:38:19 PM

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