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Assistant Director - Evening and Weekend and Commuter Programs

Adelphi University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jun 28, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Assistant Director - Evening and Weekend and Commuter Programs

Center for Student Involvement


Work to enhance the overall educational experience of students by fostering learning and leadership opportunities, providing a teamwork approach in support of the activities program and assisting with the coordination and the advisement of Student Affairs programs. Along with the other staff members, there will be principal areas of responsibility for each position described in the following section.

REPORTS TO: Senior Assistant Director

  1. Developing a comprehensive calendar of late night and weekend events.
  2. Work in coordination with campus departments in the planning of late night and weekend programs for residential and commuter students.
  3. Track and assess programmatic efforts for the Division of Student Affairs.
  4. Develop and train organizations on marketing plans for weekend student retention.
  5. Assist in professional coverage for late night and weekend programs.
  6. Coordinate off-campus excursions both day and overnight.
  7. Provide support to the Multicultural Center including facilitating diversity trainings and facilitating programs related to diversity and social justice.
  8. Oversee Commuter Student Services and serve as the primary commuter advisor.
  9. Provide supervision and programming for the Commuter Assistant Program and 20 Commuter Assistants.
  10. Serve as the advisor to the Commuter Student Organization and collaborate with them to create programs geared toward the commuter student population.
  11. Track budget for Commuter Student Services.
  12. Collaborate with University Athletics to provide programs that generate spirit, pride and support for Adelphi's sporting events.
  13. Develop and implement strategies to support sophomore student engagement.
  14. Develop senior year experience programming and traditional events.
  15. Assist in leadership programs and training for student leaders.
  16. Execute any new and special programs for the Center for Student Involvement.
  17. Assist in the development and implementation of all student orientation programs.
  18. Support the development of office-wide initiatives including Spirit Weekend and Welcome Weekend.
  19. Assist in the development of a comprehensive marketing and promotion strategy for the department.
  20. Assist in department and division assessment efforts.
  21. Assist in the hiring process and training of personnel.
  22. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: (Knowledge, skills and abilities)
  1. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  2. Exemplary organizational skills with a strong emphasis on detail.
  3. Strong leadership and program planning skills.
  4. Experience working in a team setting to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  5. Ability to prioritize workload.
  6. Excellent writing and communication skills.
  7. Strong computer skills using Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Software, Social Media and E-mail.
  8. Ability to promote high ethical standards and manage multiple tasks.
  9. Ability to interact with a diverse student body.
  10. Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.
  11. Evening and Weekend work required.

  1. Bachelor's degree required.
  2. Master's degree in Higher Education preferred.
  3. One to two years job related experience in a University setting is required.

  1. Panther Street Team (Student Workers).


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving almost 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers more than 60 undergraduate programs, more than 65 master's degree and doctoral programs, and more than 35 certificate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 116,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 43 states and 64 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

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