Assistant Director for Campus Life: Student Clubs & Organizations
Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, New York
Internal Number: 3778070
Assistant Director for Campus Life: Student Clubs & Organizations 7591BR Student Affairs
Detailed Job Description The Assistant Director for Campus Life: Student Organizations provides critical professional oversight and guidance to support student leaders and their organizations as part of the Center for Campus Life. This support allows the student organizations to develop a vibrant culture while supporting their members with events, recruitment, retention, and development in a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment. The Assistant Director serves as a resource for advocacy and education focused on student organizations and their advisors while also developing educational and leadership opportunities for students engaged in these organizations.
Reporting to an Associate Director for Campus Life, the Assistant Director will provide leadership and support for one or more of the following student organization groups:
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Performing Arts Organizations
New Student Orientation Leaders
Campus Life Recognized Student Clubs
RIT Recognized Student Clubs (College-based)
Representative or Service Student Organizations including, but not limited to, the College Activities Board, Radio Station (WITR), Outspoken (LGBTQIA+ affiliated), ACA (ALANA Collegiate Association), Global Union, and NTID Student Congress.
In addition, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the overall administration of one or more of the following Campus Life responsibilities:
Student club and organization training, recognition and policy compliance oversight
Event planning and risk management oversight for assigned student organizations, in collaboration with the Sr. Associate Director
CampusGroups management and training for clubs and organizations
Planning and implementation of the Tiger Activities Fair and student recruitment/engagement in clubs and organizations
Training and development for club and organization advisors
Training and development for student leaders including e-boards and leadership councils
Hiring, training and supervision of graduate students, student supervisors and student staff
Management of student teams with a focus on digital and promotional content development, student organization marketing, photography and video
Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience:
Masters degree in higher education. Counseling, social work, or related fields
2 years of full-time professional experience working with college-aged students or young adults delivering programming and outreach specifically focused on topics and issues related to student development and campus engagement.
Effective interpersonal, written, and electronic communications skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural audiences
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information, protects information appropriately
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of constituencies within and outside of the university setting
Ability to understand, review, and interpret legal and risk management policies, compliance expectations, and university guidelines and procedures
Ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships based on respect, empathy and honesty with diverse groups and individuals
Budget experience and acumen
Experience with staff development and supervision
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with student leaders
Demonstrated ability in designing, implementing, and evaluating programming related to the student experience
Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in complex situations with competing priorities
Ability to maintain attention to detail and task completion in a fast-paced, student focused environment.
Computer competence using software and enterprise systems appropriate for the complexities of the role and its functions
Knowledge of Deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), or willingness to learn
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 117A
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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