Job Title: Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement
Job ID: 21897
Location: Borough of Manhattan CC
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Under the direction of the Director of Student Activities and Leadership or designee, the Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement in the Office of Student Activities (OSA), will assist in researching, planning, and evaluating learning outcomes and best practices for a diverse program of activities and events that meet the broad interests and needs of the student body based on student development theory, diversity and community service. of all events. This person will:
Assist in the supervision over activities, staff, and programs of the student activities area and assume responsibility of leadership of the Office of Student Activities in absence of Director when necessary.
Manage Student Involvement processes and programs such as: student organization registration; starting a new student organization; event planning, orientation, membership retention, financial and risk management workshops; provide on-going guidance and advice to registered student organizations and their faculty advisors pertaining to college rules and regulations; assist complying with campus space reservation system.
Assist in the management and processing of all events applications for on-campus and off-campus activities of student organizations for completeness and to ensure that proper authorizations and attachments are included.
Serve as on-site administrator for all student-sponsored programs including after-hours events and accompany students on off-campus trips as necessary.
Serve as a liaison between student organizations and college departments that support student events (i.e. public safety, buildings and grounds, media, events, BMCC Association, computer center, locksmith, etc.).
Support the approved activities of the student government by attending all meetings, consulting with officers and committees, providing information and facilitating communication between members and other college constituents as well as coordinating the student government election process.
Provide assistance with major college-wide events such as commencement, orientation, registration and honor convocation and other retention and persistence outreach and activities
Manage the technology and communication strategy for OSA and the student clubs, including the publication materials and social media usage.
Develop and implement strategies to continuously recruit students to participate in educational and social life of the college including club activities and co-curricular events on and off-campus.
Oversee the production of the annual yearbook and coordinate the taking of yearbook portraits during each semester.
Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.
Master's degree in student personnel administration, higher education or a related field preferred.
Experience with current higher education practice, theory, and research preferred.
Knowledge of best practices in student success program implementation with an emphasis on research, assessment, and data-informed decision making.
Successful implementation of student leadership and involvement programs for a diverse student population and evidence of successful college-wide collaborations preferred.
Must possess strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with attention to detail and proven leadership.
Availability to work evening hours and weekends as necessary.
Be a dynamic individual who can work independently and under general supervision to provide courteous and accurate customer service to all students, visitors and campus community.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and managing social media, designing promotional and informational materials. Knowledge of designing software preferable.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Develops and implements programming, services, and learning opportunities for students, promoting the personal development of a diverse student population.
Administers one or more student affairs programs, providing program management, assistance with policy development, supervision and training of all professional and support staff, budget monitoring, and report preparation
Serves as a resource to student groups and/or populations as a consultant and advocate for their concerns
Researches and stays current on higher education programs, trends, and issues with student impact
Produces workshops and materials to support student programs; manages on-line communities; develops on-line social networking activities, and develops and maintains multimedia content on program web sites
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary $49,253 - $60,921
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
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April 9, 2020
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 21897
About Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of 24 colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. BMCC is the borough’s first Community College and the largest college in CUNY, enrolling approximately 27,000 students in degree programs and 12,000 more students in continuing education programs. Students represent 155 countries around the world. BMCC students obtain associate degrees in 31 fields and are instructed by over 414 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs online, in offsite locations, in the evenings, and on weekends. BMCC is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research. Community College Week recently ranked the College fifth in the nation for the number of associates degrees awarded to underrepresented groups. It was also ranked #1 in awarding degrees to African-Americans in the Northeast; #2 for awarding associate degrees in business; and # 3 for awarding associate degrees in communications technology, by The U.S.... Department of Education and the Institute of International Education. For more information about BMCC, please visit us at www.bmcc.cuny.edu.