The Associate Director of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life works with the Director to enhance and improve student engagement at Miami University. Through supervision of Student Activities, advisement of student organizations and programming, the Associate Director works with students, campus partners and faculty/staff to improve student organizations and programming at Miami University. The Associate Director plays a central role in supporting the management of student organizations by overseeing the risk management and programming of all student organization events on campus.
Duties/Physical Demands: Oversees staff responsible for the advisement of student organizations, starting of new student organizations and the development of current organizations Oversees staff responsible for the advisement of Miami Activities and Programming the primary programming board on campus (2 full time, 1 graduate assistant and multiple student staff) Supports and provides strategic direction for Late Night Miami, a campus effort to provide alcohol free programming Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings Oversee risk management for student organizations through providing oversight to event registration process Assist director in marketing and communication efforts for the department Responsible for relationship building, resource development and support to campus constituents for large scale campus programming Lead high impact programming weekend committee: Family Weekend, Orientation, Welcome Week, and Homecoming Lead assessment efforts for student organizations and leadership within student organizations Oversee campus leaders Presidents Coalition and assist students in developing more collaborative initiatives across campus Supervise, hire, and train graduate student, practicum students, summer interns, and student workers. Supports the Fraternity and Sorority Life programming and advising area when needed Assists the Director in providing leadership for the Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life in establishing and fulfilling its mission and strategic priorities; and in conducting daily operations and responsibilities Supports and maintain office standards and policies Other duties as assigned, provided they support the mission of the Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel/ Student Affairs required Three (3) to five (5) years professional experience working in Student Activities and or Fraternity and Sorority Life post grad school required Supervisory experience of graduate students required and professional staff preferred.
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Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel/ Student Affairs required
Three (3) to five (5) years professional experience working in Student Activities and or Fraternity and Sorority Life post grad school required
Supervisory experience of graduate students required and professional staff preferred.
Experience in large scale event planning
Experience working with student program boards, leadership development, student union, campus activities or related areas is required
Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledgeable of best practices in student activities and leadership development programs and able to infuse research with practical experience to create intentional experiences for students
Must have outstanding leadership, management and interpersonal skills to relate and work with a variety of faculty, students, parents staff and community members
Willingness to work in a team oriented and collaborative environment
Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
Internal Number: 6875
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”