The Associate Director for Student Programs & Activities reports to the Director for Campus Activities and serves as a senior leader in the Department of Campus Activities (DCA). This position provides leadership and vision for the Student Involvement unit. The Student Involvement unit has the responsibility for creating meaningful engagement opportunities that contribute positively to student life within the Western Carolina University community. The unit is comprised of the Associate Director for Student Programs & Activities, the Assistant Director for Clubs & Organizations, the Assistant Director for Communications and the Assistant Director for Programs. This unit also oversees the Student Government Association (SGA).
Master's Degree and 3-5 years' experience in a Student Affairs or Higher Education setting and supervision of professional staff.
Experience supervising full-time and master's level staff, managing budgets, negotiating and reviewing performance contracts, and coordinating large scale campus programs and departmental assessment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. A cover letter and resume are required to complete the application process. For questions or additional information, please contact Jeff Hughes, Director for the Department of Campus Activities, at 828-227-3620.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.