Associate Director, Student Activities - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Associate Director, Student Activities supports the mission of the department and larger division by providing for the direction, administration and coordination of a vibrant, dynamic student activities program. The Associate Director will supervise two full time program coordinators charged with the advisement of campus wide programs and cultural activities that increase the opportunity for diverse interactions and holistic student development, late night student centered events and a performing arts and lecture series.

The Associate Director will assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive student activities leadership model as well as the assurance of overall program advisement for 100+ undergraduate student organizations.

As a student affairs professional, the Associate Director serves as a member of the Student Activities staff, providing leadership in the absence of the Director, assistance with departmental programs (Falcon Awards, Spring Day) and divisional initiatives (pride and tradition). Serves as a First Year Seminar facilitator.  

Additional Description of Duties:

Development and management of student organization support and advisement system; inclusive of programming boards, fraternities and sororities, governing organizations, media and performance groups,cultural organizations and others.

Supervision of 2 entry level program coordinators who will respectively advise the programming boards, late night programming efforts, and marketing and social media for the department.

Creation and management of a departmental programming calendar for both divisionalt and student organization events.

Assist in the development of a comprehensive student leadership model.

Serve in a management role for the Office in the absence of the Director , assist decision making and strategic planning for the department.

Serve as an active member of the Student Activities staff and assist in the execution of department programming (Falcon Awards,Spring Day, Leadership Conferences, etc.).

Contribute to the development of a vibrant and diverse student experience in a newly renovated student center.  

Position Qualifications

Masters degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Development, Counseling or related field, , plus 3-5 years progressive experience in a student activities setting . Demonstrated experience in supervision and development of new professionals. Strong team player attitude, experience in multicultural settings, diversity training programs, second language fluency, or coursework in multicultural perspectives is desirable.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

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  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 3-5 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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