Assistant Director II

Denton, Denton County
Jul 23, 2014

University of North Texas

Assistant Director II

Department Overview
The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) is a unique residential program for high school-aged Texas students who are high achievers and interested in mathematics and science.

While living on campus in McConnell Hall, students in this two-year program complete a rigorous academic curriculum of college coursework at the University of North Texas (UNT). Instruction is by regular university faculty. There are no high school courses taught, but students enjoy many activities of high school and the company of age mates who are intellectual peers.

Job Description
The Assistant Director II, (AD II) serves as the point person in McConnell Hall for all student activities in the TAMS program. TAMS typically has 25 student organizations that are exclusively for TAMS students. In addition to those groups, there are additional non-official groups that are formed for a particular task or initiative that is shorter in term or scope The AD II also serves within the disciplinary system in TAMS, listening to student appeals and discussions on behavior.

The AD II has direct supervision of 4 program advisors and assists with the supervision of the resident assistants, desk staff and hall directors working for the TAMS program. The AD II fills in anytime the Director of Student Life is away or unable to fulfill a function.

UNT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (including provisions for training, development, transfer and promotion) for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

* Valid Texas Drivers License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
*Master's degree preferred
*Experience working in residence life and student activities on a University campus
*Previous successful supervision of part and full time staff
*Leading and motivating student groups and volunteers
*Experience working with adolescents and their families
*Developed public speaking skills and the ability to teach small groups
*Ability to speak in front of large groups of people
*Extensive budgeting background-experience establishing and maintaining a budget
*Familiarity and willingness to learn various Microsoft programs and packages
*Experience with student disciplinary systems at the University level
*Web development experience a plus
*Networking experience both on the University Campus and Denton community
*Walk three flights of stairs and conduct interior and exterior rounds of McConnell Hall.
*Be able to carry approximately 50 lbs.
*Drive a university 12 passenger van, university minivan and truck
*Spearheading community service opportunities for students in the local community
*Work schedule includes some evenings and weekends
*Visionary and innovative - demonstrated desire to assume additional responsibilities and the creativeness to bring new programs and processes to the work place

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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