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Director of Student Activities

San Joaquin Delta College
Stockton, California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

Job Details


To manage, a wide range of student functions including leadership programs for student leadership, student government associations (ASBG), Interclub Council (and spirit promotions; to coordinate the development of social, cultural, recreational, and governance programs that expand involvement within the campus community and promotes exposure to various cultures, experiences, ideas, issues, and life styles; and to serves as the advisor for ASBG and work closely with faculty advisors and clubs.


Receives limited direction from executive level management. Incumbents work within a framework of established goals and objectives

Incumbents in this classification assign, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the work of others.

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Oversees the operation and activities of the student activities department and the development of department goals and vision.
  2. Serves as advisor to the student government association (ASBC) and the Inter Club Council (ICC); provides guidance regarding budget management, leadership development and shared governance; approves requests for student clubs and organizations to use campus facilities.
  3. Collaborates with faculty advisors to provide training and support.
  4. Develops and evaluates program and activity-based student learning outcomes.
  5. Assists in the development and monitoring of all annual program budgets, including the ASBG, ICC, and department of Student Activities.
  6. Supervises, trains and evaluates the performance of staff.
  7. Attends all ASBG and ICC meetings, field trips and events.
  8. Reviews contract to ensure that student clubs and organizations are complying with campus policies and procedures and liability expectations.
  9. Creates and updates District policies and procedures related to student clubs and activities.
  10. Serves on various campus committees and work groups as appropriate.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned


Knowledge of:
  • Methods and techniques of developing and implementing student programs, services and activities
  • Regulations, principles, and practices of effective student government and student activities
  • Methods and techniques of leadership, management, organization and supervision
  • Methods and techniques of negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution.
  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration
  • Instructional methods
  • Event planning
  • Computers and software applications that support managements systems and student services functions
  • Applicable state and federal laws and District policies, procedures, and current educational and student support services

Ability to:
  • Manage a collegiate student activity program in an effective, competent and economical manner; direct the activities of and provide leadership for assigned program and services
  • Develop and monitor an operational budget
  • Plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate program activities; continuously review services and implement modifications as needed
  • Collaborate with other administrators, college staff, community and professional groups, and all segments of the student body.
  • Represent the college in meetings with community groups and committees and maintain effective contact with representatives of business, industry, and government
  • Manage and resolve issues, complaints, and conflicts effectively
  • Make presentations to various groups as necessary
  • Coordinate multiple project activities and tasks
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Compile data and prepare reports
  • Work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of students and staff
  • Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students, staff, and the general public.

Education and Experience Requirements :
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in education, psychology, business administration, guidance counseling, sociology, or reasonably related field; and
  • Three (3) years related experience and one (1) year of leadership or supervisory experience.


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