The Office of Student Orientation invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, academic wage salariedposition. This position is anticipated to last six months.
The Office of Student Orientation (OSO) provides programs, guidance, and assistance for new and transfer student orientations and family engagements. The OSO shares important information with students and their families regarding academic and student services to create and strengthen their connections with Oregon State University. OSO's goal is to ensure that all incoming students and their families begin their journeys at OSU with a comprehensive, positive introduction to Beaver life.
The Assistant Director (AD) serves as a member of the Office of Student Orientation team. The AD reports to the Director and is responsible for leading all undergraduate orientation efforts on behalf of the University. The AD serves in a leadership role within the department, assists in department strategic planning, long and short-term goal planning, and initiatives and unit assessment.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in related field. 5 years' experience in service related field including program management, supervision and/or fiscal responsibilities.
3 years of experience working in a higher education or university setting.
2 years of supervisory experience.
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Demonstrated experience in event planning and coordination.
Demonstrated experience incorporating multi-cultural and multi-perspective into experiences for students.
Demonstrated experience managing a budget for a program.
Experience with online content management systems, online database management systems and mobile technologies.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment with competing needs of constituents.
Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Will include an irregular schedule, including nights and weekends, to facilitate orientation programming as planned. Some weeks will include only typical 8-5pm scheduling, while others will flex to accommodate program needs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience.
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