The Assistant Director, Programs will be primarily responsible for supporting current initiatives across the Programs team related to the area of social sector engagement. This includes student group support, meaningful volunteering programs, and execution of career-related programs and events. The Assistant Director will build and maintain relationships with student groups and will be responsible for ensuring flawless execution of programs.
Lead student group support. Build relationships with student leaders and partner with them to channel Rustandy Center resources to their student groups, and in turn, incorporate their interests into Rustandy Center programming.
Lead established Net Impact Board Fellows program to enhance co-curricular educational opportunities.
Source and secure matching opportunities to meet student demand.
Manage application management, content development, matching (with students) and execution of trainings and programming.
Lead established Alumni Board Connect (ABC) program.
Recruit participants and lead execution of matching.
Lead programming around student competitions, including, but not limited to sustainability and CSR.
Execute career-related programs, including âœPerspectives inâ¦â series.
Support execution of On Board conferences.
Lead Philanthropy-related programs.
Provide course support for social sector lab classes.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
At least two years of relevant experience required.
Experience managing projects and executing events in educational setting required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Proven experience working with multiple stakeholders (including students, business executives, nonprofit executives).
Demonstrated passion and interest in the social enterprise and nonprofit sector required.
Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills required.
Organizational skills and attention to detail required.
Proven ability to handle multiple projects concurrently required.
Ability to work successfully with frequent interruptions required.
Ability to travel between Hyde Park campus and downtown Chicago required, ability for minimal travel domestically or internationally preferred.
Flexibility to work late or start early for Rustandy Center events required, as well as attend events on weekends required. Approximately 1 - 2 evenings per week and 1 Saturday/month, especially Sep-Nov, Jan â“ Feb, Apr-Jun.
Knowledge of MS Office (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required; internet researching skills required.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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