Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Wed Oct 30 2019 Job Description:
The Assistant Director will enhance the quality of campus life at Salve Regina University by creating co-curricular opportunities for students. The Assistant Director will also support the overall efforts of the Office of Student Engagement and the division of Student Affairs by creating a comprehensive calendar of activities while collaborating with different departments on campus.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Programming and Leadership Development
Design, implement and evaluate a diverse schedule of weekend/late night programs.
Hire, train and supervise the practicum student.
Coordinate and/or support student activities-sponsored programs and initiatives.
Promote student involvement in co-curricular activities and student understanding of the benefits of involvement.
Oversee the development of the office's annual calendar of events.
Advise designated Campus Activities Board committee directors, and the activities of their respective committees. Attend meetings of the organization as needed.
Provide support and guidance for recognized student organizations and serve as the office representation on the student organization recognition committee (SORC).
Manage the 'Free Stuff' program for first year students at Salve Regina University. Effectively communicate with Newport vendors.
Serve as a chair of Spring Weekend, Family Weekend and Explorientation committees. Serve as a member and office liaison in Student Affairs and university committees.
Along with the Director of Student Engagement manage the Office of Student Engagement budget.
Responsible for the management, coordination and planning of senior week.
Assist the Office Coordinator in developing an annual marketing plan for the office.
Office and Student Center Management
Increase student awareness and usage of the Gerety Student Center.
Assist in daily operation of Student Engagement Office & Gerety Student Center.
Serve on university-wide committees to increase office exposure and collaboration (e.g. Digital Signage, Orientation, Operations, Fall Festival, etc.).
Develop and assist with the distribution of the office's assessment.
Assist with annual new student and family orientation programs and serve on all orientation committees.
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate the orientation student staff, Program Coordinator and NODA Intern.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Student Engagement.
LICENSES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
Valid driver's license required.
Master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration, counseling or related field required. Working knowledge of student development theory and its application in the workplace. Ability to plan, implement and evaluate student activity programs. Ability to apply budgetary and fiscal planning techniques within financial constraints. Ability to supervise work study employees and student volunteers. Ability to work with diverse populations. Strong oral and written communication skills. Sound organizational skills with attention to detail. Ability to work independently without constant supervision. Available to work occasional evening and weekend hours. Familiarity with desktop publishing, word processing, database maintenance, MS Office products, and social media platforms.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.