Assistant Director, Student ActivitiesThe Office of Student Activities (OSA) Assistant Director serves as an advisor and liaison for all student clubs, particularly identity based organizations. The Assistant Director maintains student club records and changes, tracks club spending taking appropriate action as necessary. They assist the Director in assessing the campus climate and use that to inform their practice. Excellent communication, customer service and telephone skills required for heavy contact with students and staff.
- Assist Director in the implementation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives for the Office of Student Activities.
- Maintain Student Association budget, which includes all student club financial records
- Serve as the college’s point person for the campus-wide space management system, approving space requests for the Bertelsmann Campus Center
- Assists in the advisement, coordination, and evaluation of programs/activities, and implementation of mission for student organizations
- Assign and keeps accurate records of club space/storage
- Assist Director with club registration and club head day
- Supervise student information desk workers
- Participate in department professional development
- Vet and approve Campus Center vendor schedule
- Coordinate purchasing and inventory of office supplies
- Other duties as assigned
Must be willing to drive college/personal vehicles (or electric cart) to help with pick up of ordered stock (i.e.- Sam’s Club, Walmart, Hannaford etc.). The OSA Assistant Director assists and performs other administrative duties during staff absences, shortages, breaks or when requested by supervisor. This position reports to the Director of Student Activities & the Bertelsmann Campus Center. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible exempt administrative position. Some evening and weekend work are required during certain parts of the academic year. Compensation includes competitive salary and benefits. This position description is not all-inclusive as other job-related tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
- Proven ability to work efficiently in a busy, service-oriented office atmosphere with frequent interruptions, varied work assignments, and fluctuating priorities while meeting deadlines.
- An empowered, upbeat, and positive personality – plus demonstrated abilities of handling multiple tasks, technologies, and staying on top of projects.
- Enthusiasm in providing excellent customer service to students and community members.
- Experience providing advisement to student groups.
- Proven experience with budget management.
- Experience training and supervising student workers.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through personal, verbal, and written communications.
- Must be able to lift 20 lbs boxes on a regular basis
- Must have a valid Driver's License and successfully become a Certified Bard Driver.
- Masters Degree. Preferably in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Student Development, or a related field.
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