Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director serves as a full-time, 12 month administrative professional in the Office of Student Activities. The Associate Director works collaboratively with campus colleagues to plan, promote and deliver a robust calendar of department sponsored social and educational programming and activities that cultivate an active social life and help to nurture student leadership development.
Develop and coordinate comprehensive department co-sponsored events and activities:
CollegiateLink: coordinate oversight and development of this management system for all clubs and organizations related to club registration, rosters, event planning, and event attendance.
Student Leadership Summit and on-going leadership training: leadership development and student organizational development.
Orientation: help to develop and coordinate our new student and transfer student orientation programs. Collaborate to design a framework for a summer orientation program.
Retention Efforts: access first year and transfer programs in order to innovate beyond best practices and ensure programmatic offerings assist in student transition to academic and co-curricular life at HWS. Collaborate with staff on our extended orientation program called Kaleidoscope.
Concert: collaborate with campus constituents and the Concert Advisory Board to produce one large concert of $70,000+ and other small concerts as budgets allows.
Homecoming/Family Weekend: collaborate with campus constituents to coordinate student events during the weekend.
Social Event Management: coordinate TIPS training for students.Â Review social event requests.
Campus Collaborations: to support overall campus programming and act as a representative of the office on campus committees.
Senior Week Planning Committee
Concert Advisory Board
Budget Allocation Committee (BAC)
Bachelor's degree required/Master's degree preferred in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling or a related field plus 3 to 5 years of related experience. Should be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint and should be knowledgeable of popular social media applications such as Facebook and Twitter. Energy and enthusiasm for working in a collaborative, vibrant, and creative environment is a must. Sense of humor and flexibility with the day-to-day activities and demands of a residential campus will be beneficial.
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative salaried position. The benefit package includes but is not limited to: 20 days of vacation each year; 10 paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurances; long-term disability coverage; group term life insurance programs; and retirement benefits. Normal campus office hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend hours are required. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
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