Director I - Student Engagement & Activities

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Job Summary

The Director of Student Engagement Activities provides district-wide management and planning in the area of student activities, clubs and organizations, and student leadership. Reporting to the Dean of Student Life, the Director serves as a member of the Student Services leadership team and has primary authority for the development and creation of student organizations, student government, and student enrichment activities outside of the classroom. The Director plays a critical role in the expansion of Title IX, cultural enrichment and DEI-related programs as well as the College’s exploration and development of e-sports. A collaborative spirit and energetic, enthusiastic personality is necessary for the success of this position.



  • Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate the success of multi-campus-wide student programming functions to include student clubs and activities, welcome week programs, intramurals/club sports (e-sports), student trips, outings and activities. Maintain records, compile data, and prepare reports according to established procedures. Planning, creation, and maintenance of budget including compiling past expenditures and estimating future costs. Develop and assess student learning outcomes as they pertain to Student Engagement. Participate in yearly operational planning. Participate in college-wide Plan Do Study Act planning and implementation initiatives.
  • Coordinate all student leadership and clubs, and organization activities district-wide. Oversee budget allocations, creation of clubs, recruitment of club sponsors, selection of Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, National Society of Leadership & Success officers, determine student leadership activities for welcome week; coordinate staff at student leadership activities. Process travel packets for all Club/Organization staff/student travel.
  • Coordinate Student Engagement activities district-wide. Coordinate Welcome Week activities and cultural celebration/ DEI programming. Facilitate the application/nomination process, advertising and planning for annual leadership retreats and district-wide Student Awards. Oversee the budget and coordinate the creation of student engagement activities for returning and continuing students district-wide.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for the engagement of non-traditional and post-traditional students with the goal of increasing retention of stated population using innovative and multi-modal approaches.
  • Develop and employ the use of multiple methods of marketing and technology specific to connecting with students; promote a welcoming and inclusive environment at all CAC locations. Supervise publication of the Vaquero Vibe; use social media and internal and external marketing strategies to increase student engagement and participation in activities.
  • Coordinate Title IX district-wide programming compliant with federal legislation.
  • Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position to include participating in committee assignments and the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Qualifications


    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree

    EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years related experience

    SPECIAL POSITION CONDITIONS: Travel throughout the District is required. Night and weekend work will be required as deemed necessary for support of student affairs activities

    Entry Salary Range: $58,014 - $61,495 per year (Dependent upon Qualifications)

    DEADLINE: Thursday, May 13, 2021APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:Applications must include the following documents to be considered:

    Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)Resume or Curriculum VitaeUnofficial TranscriptsApplications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered. Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.The level of background verification for this position is: Standard LevelKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of student development theory
  • Knowledge of group development techniques
  • Ability to apply a variety of management and leadership techniques to ensure effective and efficient operations.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups.
  • Ability to think critically and find resolutions to challenges.
  • Ability to manage multiple events and activities simultaneously across multiple campuses.
  • Presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to draft letters and reports.
  • Ability to build appropriate reports from raw data and perform analysis to measure objectives and expected results.

    Duties performed cause light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other faculties as a result of repetitive motion and/or long periods of standing or sitting. Duties require little physical effort in work with light to moderate (up to 20 lbs) easy to handle materials.

    Significant Level Interpersonal Skills - Position engages in or requires some or all of the following: Develops, motivates, assesses, conducts performance reviews, and rewards other employees; Has significantly high interactions with student, program participants, and/or the public; Provides in depth counseling; Teaches in an open-classroom environment where students are free to confront concepts and question theories; Works with highly confidential information; and/or Interacts on a regular basis with high profile individuals where interactions require well-developed understanding of human behavior and the ability to apply those skills in situations where the outcome is unpredictable.

    Job is performed in general office or comparable working area with occasional distractions such as noise, interruptions, or congested work areas with exposure to some disagreeable elements. Limited work in an outside environment will be required in order to implement and supervise selected activities. Responsible for district-wide activities. Travel throughout the District is required. Night and weekend work will be required as deemed necessary for support of student affairs activities

    Central Arizona College (the College) is committed to provide equal employment opportunity in decisions involving hiring, evaluation, promotion, advancement and discipline, and educational opportunity to all applicants and employees. The College will hire without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.




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    Posted: 5/2/2021
    Application Due: 5/13/2021
    Work Type: Full Time