Senior Associate Director, Events/Major Programs 5629BR Student Affairs Center for Campus Life
Detailed Job Description Reporting to the Assistant Vice-President of Student Affairs, this position serves as the Sr. Associate Director for Campus Life, Events/Major Programs. The individual in this position assists in supporting the university's academic objectives with programs, resources, and activities designed in collaboration with members of the entire RIT community. This position will provide overall strategic leadership and oversight for all events and event management (including Risk Management and technology), major programs, New Student Orientation, Departmental Assessment, and all marketing for the Center for Campus Life. This position requires a dynamic leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, a keen understanding of college student development, and strong administrative, organizational, and problem solving skills. The Sr. Associate Director provides overall leadership and strategic direction to a team of three-five full-time professionals, multiple Graduate Assistants, and several hundred undergraduate students, and has budget authority for more than 1.2 million dollars. The position works closely with student leaders and campus partners to assist in creating a vibrant, engaging culture that brings together both domestic and international undergraduate and graduate students in support of the holistic out-of-classroom experience.
Department/College Description The Center for Campus Life is one of the largest centers in the Division of Student Affairs. Campus Life leads RIT in driving student engagement. The Center supports and provides inclusive programs, services, and environments that foster engagement and connection to the RIT community. As a vital part of the Division of Student Affairs and the greater RIT community, members of Campus Life will value and espouse:
A student-focused environment Diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our operations Collaboration and teamwork An innovative culture Continuous personal and professional development
In order to achieve these goals the Campus Life portfolio includes Spirituality and Religious Life, The Q Center, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Off-Campus & Commuter Services, New Student Orientation, Student Government, College Activities Board, Clubs, Clubs Sports, Event Management, Tech Crew, the Welcome Center, and Financial Services in support of the department and student clubs/organizations.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RITs core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications
10+ years of post-masters degree experience with supervision and leadership experience in a large University setting.
MA/MS in educational administration, college student personnel, or a related field and at least 10 years of experience in a key leadership role within a Student Affairs structure.
This position requires a dynamic leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, a keen understanding of college student development, proven track record and demonstrated ability to provide leadership in Assessment and building a culture of continuous improvement, experience in working with confidential and sensitive student and personnel data, and strong administrative, organizational, and problem solving skills, including budget acumen. Possess a deep understanding of a diverse student body and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cross-cultural issues. Preference given to candidates whose experience includes demonstrated success engaging students, competent in ASL (or willing to develop such competence) and in the development of positive work teams.
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Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to May 7, 2021 to receive full consideration
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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