Posting Number 2017-3477 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 8/3/2017 Union N/A School/Division Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (PS1046) Department Name : Student Affairs FT/PT Full-Time
The Assistant Director, Student Activities will be responsible for a) serving as primary contact for student groups and faculty advisors; b) planning and coordinating student-facing events and activities inclusive of projecting staff and space needs, monitoring logistics for events, and attending events to ensure quality and objectives are met; c) organizing communication strategies with students to maximize event attendance and participation in school programming d) managing unit operating budgets, preparing expense forecasts, and monitoring as well as approving expenditures against budgets; e) and supervising work of administrative staff and student workers.
Required Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required
Required Experience: This position requires 4 or more years’ events conceptualization, planning, implementation, and budget management experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience with student populations a plus. Professional experience in academic or nonprofit environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: The incumbent in this position will have outstanding client service skills, ability to maintain extremely well-organized records and a detail-oriented approach, along with excellent interpersonal as well as oral and written communications skills. In addition, the incumbent must able able to think strategically and act tactically. The individual will also have sufficient mastery of Excel and ability to manage unit budgets.
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