Assistant Director, Office of Student Activities

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Position TitleAssistant Director, Office of Student ActivitiesPosition StatusFull-Time Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Assistant Director for the Office of Student Activities reports to the Director of Student Activities and plays a key role in developing, supporting and coordinating all aspects of co-curricular programming including, but not limited to: student activities, fraternity and sorority life, leadership development, campus wide programming as well as student organization advising and management. The Assistant Director is an ambassador for the University and a key member of the leadership team in Student Activities.


Responsible for modeling the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence, respectful association and active support of Catholic and Lasallian higher education with a commitment to holistic student development.

-Participate in the planning and implementation of large-scale, collaborative, campus programming and events including, but not limited to: SOAR [New Student Orientation], Welcome Days, Spirit Week, Stress Relief Week, and Family Day.
-Assist with the development and implementation of leadership programs and series.
-Assist in the support and oversight of Fraternity and Sorority life on campus, including working towards a goal of increased participation and expansion.
-Maintain accurate organization records and promote student utilization of engagement software.
-Assist in the planning and implementation of evening and weekend programming.
-Participate in collaborative efforts to enhance community development through social and educational programming.
-Create and implement strategic initiatives, policies, trainings and programs for student leaders, organizations and advisors.
-Advise and mentor student organizations with goal setting, membership, accessing University resources, problem solving and quality programming.
-Collaborate with other Student Service departments to establish departmental goals, priorities, and outcomes and coordinate activities.
-Serve on University committees as assigned.
-Work flexible hours, including some night and weekend responsibilities.
-Perform other duties as deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

-Bachelor’s required, master’s degree in higher education or college student personnel preferred
-One to three years experience in higher education, or related field
-Ability to work with diverse populations
-Ability to manage multiple tasks, handle multiple priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; demonstrate initiative
-Ability to develop professional relationships and engage collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and University partners
-Ability to plan large-scale events with attention to detail and in the interests of multiple stakeholders
-Ability to develop effective training sessions and modules for student leaders, both in person and electronically
-Preferred experience or familiarity with fraternity and sorority life

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in education, counseling or college student personnel preferred. One to three years of experience in co-curricular programming in higher education setting.

Essential DutiesWork hours

Full time

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS00519Posting Date 06/18/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions SummarySupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least one to three years experience in higher education, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
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    Posted: 9/20/2019
    Application Due: 9/25/2019
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