Assistant Director of Student Activities

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director of Student Activities
Carroll University

Classification: Administrative Staff-Full Time- 12 Months- 2080 hours

Reports to:Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Description: The Assistant Director of Student Activities is part of the Student Activities staff within the division of Student Affairs and is responsible for providing leadership development and oversight of student organizations, daytime programming, specifically for commuter students, weekend programming and large-scale campus events and activities. This position will work closely with students to initiate, plan, develop, and facilitate events and activities to enhance the quality of student life and University experience for all students.

  • Assist the Associate Dean for Student Affairs in developing, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive program which delivers inclusive, high-quality and diverse programming opportunities.
  • Supervise a Graduate/Program Assistant for Student Activities.
  • In collaboration with the office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, provide support and development opportunities for identity-based student organizations.
  • In collaboration with the office of Multicultural Affairs, develop and implement a robust and comprehensive socio-cultural programming calendar.
  • Provide budget management for appropriate cost centers.
  • Provide support, training and development for all non-Fraternity/Sorority Life student organizations on campus.
  • Develop and implement programming and support services for commuter students.
  • In collaboration with students, faculty and staff, direct the planning and coordination of University events such as Spring Fling, Alcohol Awareness & Education Week, Carroll's Got Talent and Senior Week.
  • Create marketing material and promote student activities and events in order to encourage maximum attendance by all students.
  • Effectively lead, motivate, supervise and evaluate student staff.
  • Assess program needs and develop new programming initiatives.
  • Act as a student advocate, providing guidance and appropriate referrals to students seeking assistance.
  • Actively coordinate and/or participate in appropriate Carroll University committees, task forces, and professional associations and conferences.
  • Advise the Campus Activities Board.
  • Advise the Student Senate.
  • Serve as part of the on-call rotation.
  • Serve as a Title IX Investigator.
  • Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree in student personnel or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired is preferred.
  • Experience advising student organizations/groups.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the principles of student development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion work.
  • A minimum of two years of programming experience at a college, university, or non-profit setting. (This can include undergraduate work.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collegially with staff, faculty and off-campus community partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute complex events.
  • Strong commitment to service, social justice and student leadership development.
  • Excellent leadership, organization, interpersonal, and oral/written/presentations skills.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours.

    Job Number: #2021-085

    Please reference job #2021-085 and submit cover letter and resume to:

    Human Resources
    Carroll University
    100 N. East Avenue
    Waukesha, WI 53186

    Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff. EOE