Director of Student Activities - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

Metropolitan State College of Denver is located on the Auraria Campus. The Director of Student Activities is responsible for providing direct leadership to a comprehensive Student Activities program incorporating the planning and supervision of programs and staff. These initiatives involve event planning, co-curricular programming, student organizations, student leadership education, Student Travel program, student government and fraternities and sororities. An associate director, two assistant directors, a student organization manager, an administrative assistant and several students are under the Director's supervision. This position collaborates with faculty, staff, and students of the University of Colorado at Denver and the Community College of Denver which also reside on the same campus.
The Director of Student Activities plays a leadership role in the funds management of several budgets that support the department. The Director develops collaborative tri-institutional partnerships with faculty and staff of culturally and ideologically diverse backgrounds. These partnerships include events and programs that focus on themes such as Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, GLBT and Disability Awareness days. Additional responsibilities include planning and marketing of programs, professional development of staff and student employees, advising student governance entities, assessment of program effectiveness and representation on various College/campus committees. The Director also develops systemic and ongoing co-curricular partnerships that result in cross-divisional and cross-institutional student learning outcomes.

Required Qualifications

The Director of Student Activities must have an earned Master's degree in Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education administration or closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university. Additionally, applicants must have a minimum of five years of progressively increasing responsibilities in student activities, student development or student life. This experience must include supervisory and budget management experience as well as assessment of program effectiveness. The selected candidate must possess a valid Colorado driving license or the ability to obtain one, and a good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years of experience managing student fee funded programs. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple constituencies in the development of diverse, multicultural programming. Hands on experience in learning outcomes based planning and assessment. Demonstrated experience working with fraternities and sororities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Please note that finalist candidates will be required to submit copies of transcripts and three letters of reference.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 10/31/2011