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Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Kansas Health Science Center
Wichita, KS

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description:

Position: KHSC-KansasCOM Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Reports To: Director of Student Affairs

Status: Exempt

Summary: The Assistant Director of Student Affairs plays a key leadership position in support of the Director of Student Affairs. assists with the coordination of student events and activities, supports student programming needs, collects and preserves data on student events and outcomes, and supports administrative responsibilities within the department of Student Affairs and Services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leadership in Department- This position serves as a key leader within the department of Student Affairs and Services, providing supportive leadership for the Director of Student Affairs.

  • Oversight- Assists the Director of Student Affairs in oversight of student activities, learning enhancement, career services, and counseling services.

  • Supports Student Events and Activities – Assists with the coordination of student events and activities.

  • Administrative Support for Student Affairs – Works with the Student Affairs team to provide administrative support of student record-keeping, maintenance of campus spaces and campus equipment.

  • Maintains Departmental Records and Tracks Student Activities and Outcomes – Provides support and record-keeping for documentation and reporting of student activities and events.

  • Communications – Assists with communications to students, student groups, and campus constituents as it relates to all student affairs related programs and activities.

  • Student Leadership- Plays key leadership role in working with student organizations, including but not limited to, the KansasCOM Student Government Association (SGA), national honorary societies, national medical organizations, etc.

  • Consistent with Values and Vision- Represent KHSC-KansasCOM favorably and in accordance with established values and expectations.

  • Other Duties- Perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization

Supportive Functions:

  • Other administrative tasks (i.e., filing, preparing documentation).

  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.

  • Actively participate in team and KansasCOM meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred and/or experience in higher/medical education valued.

  • Experience in higher education, public relations, communications, student affairs, event planning, and/or medical sciences preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Must possess the ability to work in a team focused environment, be self-motivated, self-disciplined, and able to function at an optimal level with excellent follow-through.

  • Requires the ability to serve the medical school and its students in a professional, caring, and effective manner.

  • Excellent high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead.

  • Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting.

  • Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for extended periods of time (4 or more hours).

  • Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.

The essential physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Kansas Health Science Center offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Kansas Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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