Assistant Director for Graduate Student Affairs - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Director for Graduate Student Affairs has primary responsibility to coordinate, oversee and maintain graduate student programming and orientation. The role reports to the Dean for Graduate Student Affairs.


Coordinates and oversees all aspects of the Graduate Student Orientation (May, August and January).

Responsible for planning, implementation, and oversight of graduate programs and activities including budgetary oversight, publications, outreach, policy/procedures, assessment and strategic planning throughout the year. 

Provides assistance to graduate student groups, faculty and staff with planning programs including scheduling, planning, promotion and implementation of programs.

Collaborates with Program Directors, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Online Admissions and other offices to plan and implement Graduate Orientation.

Collaborates with the Office of Multicultural and Global Education in assisting with Graduate International Student Orientation.

Oversees the social media on intranet and external sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc)

Attends Graduate Student Council Meetings; and assists council with graduate events.

Oversees the Student Affairs area at the North Haven Campus; Identifies and communicates the needs and concerns of students to the Dean for Graduate Student Affairs.

Provides supervision to a graduate assistant and student assistants, which includes hiring and training.

Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership, mature professional judgment, program planning, and organizational skills to oversee and develop a multi-service area that provides a wide range of student development services. In addition, the candidate will demonstrate administrative management abilities as well as problem solving, conflict resolution and crisis management skills. 

A Master’s degree is required with 3 to 5 years experience in student services.


Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the
position. Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and
we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Job Code 2013-1236

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter