Title Position Reports To: Associate Dean of Student Affairs
The Center for Student Involvement provides purposeful opportunities designed to enhance student learning and development at Adelphi University. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, the Director is responsible for the leadership and daily administration of activities for areas including Campus Activities, Clubs and Organizations, Student Leadership Programs, Student Government, Greek Life, Transfer Student Services, First -Year Orientation, Commuter Student Services, Civic-Engagement and Volunteer Programs, Multicultural Affairs, Late Night and Weekend Programs, and Commencement. This position will emphasize planning and assessment and participate in Division-wide programs as a key member of the Student Affairs team.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Provides leadership to a department directly supporting University Strategic goals and other critical objectives, some involving areas with significant institutional impact including:
FCAP (First-year Community Action Program)
greek letter organizations,
weekend and evening events,
student leadership, civic engagement and volunteer service programs,
commuter student programs,
transfer student programs,
Brown and Gold Awards Ceremony,
Advises Student Government Association (SGA), supervises SGA Bookkeeper and maintains records for Student Activity Fee.
Manages operating budgets and expenditures in excess of $1.5 Million.
Directs departmental assessment and assists with division assessment.
Serves as part of Campus Activities Planning Team with other Directors in Student Affairs and recruits University stakeholders to assist (e.g. Admissions, Athletics, Campus Recreation, Academic Services, and faculty).
Oversees the day-to-day operations of the department including hiring, training, evaluating, and supervising full and part-time staff and graduate assistants.
Plans, directs, and executes large-scale events and special projects in order to provide opportunities for student engagement and student development consistent with professional standards currently Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education, and Adelphi's strategic goals.
Develops services and programs to engage and support the development of the commuter student population by identifying particular needs and interests and executing relevant opportunities.
Develops multicultural and diversity programs including trainings and opportunities to create an inclusive environment for all student, faculty and staff.
Direct all professional coverage of activities, including evening and weekend coverage.
Assists in providing information to students and coordinating efforts regarding Commencement.
Directs social media efforts to pursue department and University objectives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Detail orientation with an ability to think and execute strategically.
A demonstrated record of successful administrative leadership and experience managing and supervising professional and support staff.
Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups, reconcile conflicts, and grow productive partnerships with colleagues, faculty, and students.
Ability to anticipate, avoid, and solve problems,
Experience with data gathering, analysis and reporting for budget management, decision making, and planning.
Evidence of strong budget planning and fiscal management.
Excellent writing and proof-reading skills.
Excellent computer skills including Google Docs, Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Social Media and E-mail.
Ability to promote high ethical standards.
Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and prioritize among many competing interests.
Evening and weekend work required.
Master's Degree in Student Personnel/Higher Education or related discipline plus 6+ years job-related experience in a college setting.
POSITION(S) SUPERVISED: Associate Director, Four Assistant Directors, Administrative Assistant, Graduate Assistants and Student Workers.
Adelphi University comprises a small liberal arts college and a cluster of professional schools that have grown up in close relationship to the needs of the region. Our mission is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education and to offer professional preparation of the first rank in arts, education, business, clinical psychology, social work, nursing and other health sciences.