St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS ACTIVITIES
The Associate Director will be primarily responsible for the coordination and execution of campus-wide activities, serried event initiatives, international programming, advising student organizations, and the development of the student leader training in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Campus Activities. The Associate Director will supervise the Assistant Director of Campus Activities of Special Programming: Evening & Weekends and Assistant Director of Campus Activities. This position will develop a comprehensive menu of programs and activities based on strategic planning and assessment, available and negotiated resources, and the mission of the University and the Division of Student Affairs.
Advises student organizations through theory-based practices with attention given to the development of individuals, cohesiveness of group, goal creation and execution and programming
Serves as the primary liaison working to the academic units and administrative offices that serve student organizations in streamlining partnerships and advising to promote academic success and connect students to the institution
Works alongside graduate assistant staff and student organizations responsible for serried program initiatives: Live Love Learn, CA Link up, Let's Chat and Diversify Equity & Inclusion programs.
Serve as the primary coordinator of student group focused service initiatives and the chair to the Service Committee
Hires, trains, develops, supervises, and evaluates graduate assistants
Oversees the management of the student organization and activities database information pertaining to organization membership, officers, events, and program participation
Collaborates with Campus Activities staff and external departments and student organizations to plan and program large-scale events and activities, including contract preparation, on-site decision-making, and all logistical coordination
Works collaboratively with University departments and partners to develop policies and procedures that meet the needs of the institution and student organizations
Assists in the preparation and negotiation of contracts for approval which includes working with General Counsel, VPSA, and Student Government, Inc
Liaison and support international programs and service initiatives
Maintains oversight of program budgets and provides financial and statistical reports, projections, and recommendations as needed
Encourages collaboration across all campuses to ensure seamless and consistent implementation of best practices in Campus Activities
Develops and maintain appropriate professional relationships with the University community, including faculty members, administrators, staff members, and students
Participates on committees through Student Government, Inc. and university-wide and division-wide committees and initiatives including New Student Orientation
Able and ready to provide in-person and virtual responsibility as needed
Assist and perform other duties as needed
Master's degree required and 3-5 years progressive administrative and advising experience required. Experience in programming large-scale events. Knowledge of student development, group development, and identity development theories. Excellent written and oral communication skills. The ability to establish working relationships faculty, staff and students required. Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse environment. Working knowledge best practices in Student Affairs and of current trends and technology in student activities, student leadership, and campus, local, state, and federal regulations. Available on some nights and weekends. Understanding of programmatic assessment and evaluation, familiarity of social media applications.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $60,900 - $68,000. St. John's University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time.
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.