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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS ACTIVITIES
Education: University/College, FT Employee
The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)
Position Summary: An integral component of Academic Affairs, The Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) sponsors student-support programs and services that support the growth and development of students throughout their CUA career. A department within DOS, the Office of Campus Activities promotes opportunities for engagement and growth by supporting meaningful co-curricular experiences that contribute to a vibrant campus setting and extend and round out the student learning experience at CUA.
In support of all aspects of the mission of the department, division, and University, the Assistant Director, reporting to the Director of Campus Activities, provides dynamic leadership in implementing, coordinating and supporting comprehensive student-centered initiatives that reflect institutional thinking, foster student retention and promote the holistic development of students. The Assistant Director ensures that programs and services are implemented with attention to high standards, quality, collaboration and fiscal soundness and will serve as a mentor and advisor to students by actively supporting them in both their positive endeavors and in overcoming obstacles.
Essential Responsibilities: Develop and provide direct management for a comprehensive, integrated and responsive student leadership development program. Assist in the development and coordination of curricular and co-curricular support programs and services to enhance student engagement, learning and success. Provide professional support and oversight to a variety of student organizations, student assistants and the emerging leader mentors. Serve as a resource person for students, parent, faculty and administrators. Contribute to the positive formation of student leaders, serving as a role model and ensuring that out of classroom experiences target the formation of responsible global citizens. Maintain and enhance the annual programmatic events held by the Office of Campus Activities.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred (student personnel administration, or higher education administration). At least two (2) years professional experience in campus activities, leadership, orientation and/or other relevant experience in higher education is required- will consider applicants with relevant 2 years of graduate assistantship work experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly, over email, the phone, and face-to-face.
The qualified candidate will be customer focused with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of constituencies including students, faculty, staff, executive management, parents, visitors, guests, the general public, public officials, vendors and business partners.
For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2), cover letter, 3) salary requirements to [email protected] Please reference position number 101132. (198)