Posting Number: S004628
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Department: Center for Student Involvement:H0224
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in the management of the Center for Student Involvement. Provides leadership and advising for student organizations, programs, and campus events. Supervises staff as assigned.
1. Provides leadership and support for the Center for Student Involvement through recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of the work of professional staff, graduate students and student personnel.
2. Advises student boards and organizations on organizational development, program planning, event management and policy interpretation and implementation.
3. Provides assessment, long-term planning, and fiscal management to student boards and committees. Assists in the preparation of the annual reports and financial planning for the Center for Student Involvement.
4. Serves as a member of the leadership team for the Center for Student Involvement. Helps set the annual agenda for the Center, leads staff meetings, coordinates and conducts staff training, and provides long-term planning and assessment.
5. Develops and implements student staff development programs for the University Centers.
6. Plans and implements programs and events and serves as committee chair for events.
7. Prepares reports of activities to ensure progress is being made toward specific program objectives.
8. Performs other job-related duties as required.
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.
Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
Additional Posting Information:
Additional responsibilities include: Serve as a member of the leadership team for the department. As a member of the leadership team, the assistant director will collaborate on long-term planning, assessment, budget management, staff training, and annual reports. Develops and implements training curriculum for the student leaders of the major student organizations advised by the department. The position provides leadership for the assessment of student leaders and creates curriculum’s based on annual training’s, monthly workshops, and end of year transitions. Responsible for coordinating one of the University of Houston's most important traditions, Frontier Fiesta. This highly visible role advises the Frontier Fiesta Association board, serves as a liaison between the department and various stakeholders such as alumni, campus partners, and external entities. Advises the Council for Ethnic Organizations board, assists with event planning, and organizational development, management and education around diversity and inclusion efforts. Participate in the implementation and staffing of large-scale events requiring the presence of Center for Student Involvement staff such as, but not limited to, Frontier Fiesta, Homecoming, Move-in Weekend, and Cat's Back. Frequent nights and weekends required. Supervises a one full time staff member and two graduate assistants. This position is responsible for meeting weekly with direct reports, implementing professional development plans, conducting annual evaluations, and providing support for their work. Oversees the student organization budgets including the preparation of the annual budget report and presentation. Assist with creating a strong marketing plan and process for fee-funded groups to ensure that branding and Division expectations are being met for event planning. Support the preparation of annual reports and annual budget presentations. Serve on University and Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services standing and ad hoc committees and task-forces.
Bachelor's Required. Masters in Higher Education Personnel, or related field, preferred.
Special Skills and Knowledge :
Knowledge of and ability to implement student development theory.
Frequent night and weekend work.
Work Schedule (identify days and hours normally worked): Monday through Friday:
From: 8:00 AM To: Varies, nighttime meetings and events. Saturday and Sunday:
Events at different times of year, not consistently.
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