Assistant Director for Campus Activities

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is hiring an Assistant Director for Campus Activities at the Daytona Beach campus. This position will support and develop campus programs and productions that contribute to a lively and welcoming campus community. The Assistant Director will advise the University’s student programming board, Touch-N-Go Productions. In addition, this position will be responsible for the planning and implementation of department-sponsored campus involvement programs, including regular smaller-scale programs as well as specific events within large-scale programs such as Homecoming, Orientation, and Blue & Gold Week. Additionally, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the Bonus Bucks incentive program for campus involvement.

Responsibilities include:

Involvement Programs: ​ Design, coordinate, and implement involvement programs across the year, including late-night programming, joint programming with other campus departments, and incentive programs. Engage students in designing the content and in marketing the programs to fellow students.

  • Develop and lead regular small-scale programs in the Union, such as game nights, trivia, music, and DIY snacks.
  • Collaborate with other campus departments, such as Residence Life and Intramurals/Rec Sports, to provide co-curricular programs that support community-building, wellness, and student success.
  • Work as part of a team on major department programs such as Orientation, Homecoming, and Blue & Gold Week, the campus spirit week. Organize and oversee several components of these larger programs. Collaborate with other departments to sustain important campus traditions and develop new ones.
  • Lead and develop the Bonus Bucks incentive program. Coordinate with other departments to provide a strong array of programs within the Bonus Bucks system.

Touch-N-Go Productions: Advise the campus programming board and support their ability to offer a range of appealing acts and programs. Provide ongoing individual and group development through advising, retreats, and pre-orientation training sessions.

  • Attend the weekly Executive Board meetings, as well as General Member meetings.
  • Train and advise student leaders on budget management and planning, recruitment and retention of members, and other aspects of effective organizational management.
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to support student skill development in areas including: event promotion; selection and contracting of acts; staging, audio-visual and other technical production support.
  • Review all contracts and manage contract negotiations. Represent the University in all communications with managers, entertainers, and vendors.
  • Provide on-site supervision of Touch-N-Go events.

Manage the budgets, assessments, and strategic planning for Campus Activities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, Higher Ed Administration or related field.
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of full-time experience in higher ed student affairs is required. Graduate experience in campus activities advising or similar fields will be considered.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of student development, program coordination, student leader advisement, and effective leadership programming.
  • Knowledge of issues, trends, policies and best practices relevant to campus activities.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours.

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